Bennett College

Office of Campus Life
Resident Assistant Application 2016-2017

    Position Summary

    As a part-time campus life staff member, the Resident Assistant(RA) is an administrative component of the Residence Life Staff at Bennett College who reports to the Resident Director (RD) and Director of Campus Life. The RA is responsible for implementing the goals of the residence education program and for maintaining a living unit which is conducive to the pursuit of academic achievement. The position is viewed also as an educational opportunity for those students selected. The RA responsibilities include community building, developing helping relationships, administrative needs, programming, staff development, as well as duty and front desk coverage.

    Personal Information

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    Academic Information

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    Previous Employment

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    Assignment Preference

    The Office of Campus Life reserves the right to assign you to any residential area with an available RA position. However, your request to work in a specific area will be considered.
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    Recruitment Timeline

    Wednesday November 23, 2015 9 a.m.- Applications Open December 2, 2015 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.- RA Recruitment/Information Fair, Student Union Foyer Friday January 22, 2016 5 p.m.- Applications Close Saturday February 6, 2016 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.- Group Interviews (times vary based on the number of applicants) Monday February 8, 2016 - Friday February 12, 2016- Individual Interviews (dates vary based on the number of applicants) Friday April 1, 2016 6 pm.- 9 p.m.- Resident Assistant Seminar Day 1 Saturday April 2, 2016 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.- Resident Assistant Seminar Day 2 * As a requirement for employment, all selected Resident Assistant applicants must attend the Resident Assistant seminar. Alternates are invited to attend the seminar workshops, but not required.

    Application Verification

    The information that I have presented is true and correct. I understand that incomplete or false information may subject me to disqualification from being considered for this position. I authorize Bennett College for Women to conduct a routine inquiry, including but not limited to, grade point average, references and judicial records in order to verify the information I have given. I understand that if I am selected to serve as a Resident Assistant for the 2016/2017 Academic Year, I will be unable to serve as a Board Member for SGA, class officer, student teacher or participate in an summer internship that conflicts with Fall RA Training 2016. I further understand that this information will be shared with the Office of Campus Life staff for evaluation and selection purposes. *To apply, all interested candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5(3.0 for Honors Hall).
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