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.
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.
Graduate Hall Director
A live-in graduate student who assists professional and student staff in the general management of a residential community, which houses 200–300 undergraduate students. Graduate Hall Directors focus on the specific staff and community development needs of the residence halls they are assigned to.
The Office Residence Life and Housing offers several different assistantships in our office for Wake Forest graduate students. Each position carries a different set of responsibilities, experiences and benefits.
The Office of Residence Life and Housing is seeking student workers to assist with administrative responsibilities in our main office. These individuals greet guests entering our office, provide customer service, and assist departmental staff with various types of projects.