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RA Application


Congratulations on your decision to apply to be a Resident Assistant! We’re excited to help you explore how the RA position can help you Be ExtRAordinary during your college experience and beyond!

The goals of the staff selection process are to ensure the following:

  1. The application process is understood by all candidates to be a departmentally focused process in which candidates are considered for positions in all nine residence halls.
  2. The selection process provides a means by which the best possible candidates are selected to fill the open Resident Assistant positions.
  3. The selection process is objective, non-biased, fair, consistent, and equitable for all candidates.
  4. The selection process provides a candidate with the opportunity to demonstrate skills and abilities related to their interest in the position, their capacity to work as a staff person in group situations for a community, and their ability to meet job expectations.

Applications will be available beginning Monday, October 24, 2016.

Requirements of a complete application: attend one Q&A Information Panel and submit an application, cover letter, resume, and essay. 

Ellie Hail-Langner, Rider Residence Life Coordinator
Chair, 2016-2017 RA Recruitment and Selection Process
(319) 273-2249