Resident Advisers (RA) are paraprofessionals and student-leaders who live and work in the residential spaces. RAs are assigned to traditional residence halls, suite style complexes, or apartment buildings. Each RA resides on a floor, or in an area, with a group of 15 to 65 residents. The RA position places a high value on relationships and integrity. It requires flexibility, commitment, and resilience, as well as strong administrative skills. The specific qualifications, requirements and responsibilities for the Resident Adviser position are outlined below.
The Office of Residence Life and Housing fosters secure, comfortable, inclusive, and engaging learning communities which prepare students to lead lives of meaning and purpose.