Resident Assistant Applications

Apply to be a Resident Assistant for 2015-2016

Are you an undergraduate student looking for an exciting, on-campus leadership opportunity? Working as a Resident Assistant may be the job for you! Below you will find the Resident Assistant position description, the job requirements and the application guidelines.

For more information regarding this application process, please contact Megan Rice at reslife@pacificu.edu.

Materials for New Candidates:

  • Resident Assistant New Candidate Information Packet to be posted by January 1, 2015
    • Includes position description, important employment dates, application checklist, sample RA agreement.
  • Resident Assistant 2014-2015 Application to be posted by January 1, 2015

Selection Timeline for New 2015-2016 RAs:

  • Applications for new candidates must be received no later than Friday, February 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. You may turn in your application at the Student Life office front desk in the University Center or electronically to reslife@pacificu.edu.
  • Applicants will be asked to participate in both an individual interview and group interview on Friday, March 6 and/or Sunday, March 8 by appointment.
  • Candidates will be contacted by email with hiring decisions around Friday, March 13.
  • RA Orientation: Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (off-campus).
  • RAs move-in to housing: Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, August 9 at 12:00 p.m.
  • RA training: Sunday, August 9, 4 p.m. — First day of Fall 2015 classes.

Materials for Returning Candidates (students who have already been RAs at Pacific University):

Selection Timeline for Returning 2015-2016 RAs/SRAs:

  • Applications for new candidates must be received no later than Friday, January 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. You may turn in your application at the Student Life office front desk in the University Center or electronically to reslife@pacificu.edu.
  • Applicants will give presentations during Mid-Year RA Training January 22-23.
  • Applicants will participate in an interview February 10-13. Candidates will be contacted by email with hiring decisions around Thursday, February 19.
  • RA Orientation: Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (off-campus).
  • SRAs move in to housing: Thursday, August 6 through Friday, August 7 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Returning RAs move in to housing: Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, August 9 at 12:00 p.m.
  • SRA training: Friday, August 7, 1:00 p.m. – First day of Fall 2015 classes.
  • RA training: Sunday, August 9, 4 p.m. — First day of Fall 2015 classes.