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Summer Residential Living Staff 2022

Summer 2022 Staff & RA Positions

  • Applications will be available beginning Monday, April 4 and close Wednesday, April 13 at 4:59 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. Candidates will be contacted via WTAMU email or telephone regarding interview times and locations.

*NOTE: Not all candidates will receive an interview.

April 5

Summer Residential Living Staff Applications open

April 13
RA Applications due by 4:59 p.m. in the Residential Living Office (this includes the Handshake application that should be printed and handed into our office and references). 
April 19-21
Qualified applicants will be scheduled for an interview during this week
April 25
Tentative: Decision letters will be sent to candidates' WT student email account

April 28

Selected candidates must submit their Accept/Decline Offer by 4:59 p.m.
Date Subject to Change - see your offer letter for details

May 9-20

Tentative: Summer Staff & RA Training begins (more details will be provided, including move-in dates)

Position Qualifications

Residential Living seeks candidates who enjoy working in a community setting and fostering a living/learning community. Applications will not be accepted, or interviews scheduled, for anyone not meeting the below criteria. Applicants must:

  • Attend mandatory staff training in May. 
  • Grade Point Average:
    • Summer Resident Living Staff must possess a cumulative and semester 2.5 grade point average (GPA) the long semester prior to applying (fall), as well as the semester prior to being employed (spring).
  • Summer Enrollment is not mandatory, but is encouraged.

Summer Position Descriptions

*NOTE* There are two different positions but only ONE application. During the interview process, we will ask you for your preference to which you can state that you prefer one or both of the positions.

 

Summer Staff Job Description Summary


Summer Staff members will live in an assigned residence hall for the summer. Staff members are not required to be enrolled in summer courses, but are encouraged.  These staff members will assist in the operation of the hall and Residential Living over the summer. These duties may include:

  • Working desk hours
  • Performing duty rounds and having night duty responsibilities
  • Checking summer camp/campers and other guests in and out of the residence halls
  • Preparing the residence halls for camps (may include movement of mattresses and other items)
  • Providing tours of the residence hall during student orientations and other University events
  • Other duties as assigned by Residential Living and the Hall Coordinator


Summer Resident Assistant Job Description Summary


Summer RA staff members will live in an assigned residence hall for the summer. Resident Assistant staff are not required to be enrolled in summer courses, but are encouraged. These staff members will assist in the operation of the hall. Duties will include:

  • Working desk hours
  • Performing duty rounds and having night duty responsibilities
  • Checking summer residents in and out of the residence hall
  • Developing community through relationship-building and hall programming for the summer residents
  • Providing tours of the residence hall during student orientations and other University events
  • Other duties as assigned by Residential Living and the Hall Coordinator

Application Materials & Instructions

Applicants must have all application materials submitted before April 13, 2022 at 4:59pm to be considered. Please follow the steps below to ensure a successful submission.

Please Note: Applying for this position is a THREE STEP process; carefully review the following:

  1. Go to the Career Services website, login to Handshake, and locate the job listing you wish to apply for (see below for the job numbers). When you click "Apply Externally", you will be redirected back to our website so you can complete STEP 2.  If you experience issues with the Handshake application, contact Career Services directly.
    • Summer Residential Living Staff position -- Job ID: 6132765
    • Remember there is only one application that covers both positions. 
    • Print and complete the Summer Residential Living Staff Application.
    • List three (3) references: they should not be family, friends, or students; references from residence hall staff are strongly encouraged. 
  2. Return all application materials to the Office of Residential Living no later than Wednesday, April 13 at 4:59pm.