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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 you can picture yourself as an RA!

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 are due by 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 9, 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