A Resident Assistant is a mentor, a connector, a campus expert, and an advocate. Resident Assistants are the most important student leaders on campus. As a Resident Assistant you will gain leadership experience and be provided the opportunity to hone your critical thinking, time management, problem solving, and communication skills. The Resident Assistant position is your chance to leave your mark on West Virginia University.
How To Apply - 2018-2019 Academic Year
Interested individuals must attend one of the following information sessions:
- October 10, 2017, 7 - 8 p.m. in Honors Hall Media Room
- October 18, 2017, 7 - 8 p.m. in Classroom G05 in Towers
- November 6, 2017, 9 - 10 p.m. in Honors Hall Media Room
- November 14, 2017, 9 - 10 p.m. in Classroom G05 in Towers
- January 10, 2018, 8 - 9 p.m. in Classroom G05 in Towers
- January 11, 2018, 8 - 9 p.m. in Gluck Theatre in Mountainlair
When you attend an information session, you will be given a pass-code
to access the application to apply. To access the RA Application, Click Here.
For questions about Resident Assistant Recruitment and Selection, please contact email@example.com.
What Current RAs Have To Say About The Position
Jordan Sheets, RA Lyon Tower
Serving as a RA has been one of the most influential and rewarding
experiences of my college career. I have had the opportunity to engage with and
mentor my peers in a manner which has been truly enriching for both me and the
residents of Lyon Tower. For me, becoming a RA allowed me to find my niche and
I believe that’s something every student should find. I have matured as a
student and a leader and am more well prepared for life after college because
Danielle Juritsch, RA Oakland Hall
The RA experience is different for everyone, for me it has allowed me to do what I enjoy. It has allowed me to help others, promote things that I am passionate about, and it has significantly helped me to come out of my shell and helped me overcome my fear of talking in front of people. This job has thrown a variety of challenges in my direction, but at the same time, this job has given me tools that will help me with my future endeavors.