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Resident Assistant (RA) Selection

Spring 2015 RA Positions:
  • Applications will be available Tuesday, October 21, and will close on Monday, December 1 at 12 p.m.

Selection Process Timeline

We offer a limited number of interview spots. Once all interview availability has been filled, we will maintain a list of applicants. If new spots open up, you will be contacted with an offer for an interview.

Only qualified candidates will participate in the interview process - first-round interviews and second-round interviews. Candidates will be contacted via phone to schedule an interview(s); finalists will be contacted for second-round interviews.

*NOTE: Not all candidates will receive a second-round interview. 

Oct. 21 

RA Applications available online

Oct. 30 RA Applications due by 4:59 p.m. in the Residential Living Office

Nov. 3 - 7

First Round Interviews
Nov. 11
First round letters sent to candidates via email (stating either offer for second-round interviews, or no offer)
Nov. 11 -
Dec. 4
Second Round Interviews
Dec. 5
Offer letters sent to candidates via email (stating either offer with placement, or no offer)

Dec. 9

Selected candidates must submit their Accept/Decline Offer by 4:59 p.m.


 Application Materials and Instructions

  1. Read and review the Resident Assistant Job Description
  2. Go to the Student Employment Services website and complete their online application (Job ID: 5114)
  3. Complete the Residential Living RA Application
    • List three references - references should not be family, friends, students, or hall staff
    • Answer the RA Application questions - typed, single-spaced, and no more than one page in length
    • Get one copy of your WTAMU transcript from the Office of the Registrar (official or UN-official)
  4. Return all application materials to the Residential Living Office no later than Monday, December 1 at 12 p.m.

        A completed application includes, and should be placed in this order:

  • A completed RA Application
  • Typed answers to the RA Application questions
  • One (1) copy of your WTAMU transcript

*Incomplete applications or unqualified candidates will not be considered for the RA position. See the RA Job Description for details on qualifications.