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Apply to be a Resident Assistant at Marian University

Join Our HRL Family!

Are you interested in gaining leadership experience and assisting students in our on-campus communities? Apply to be a resident assistant at Marian University! We are looking for students who are organized, ethical, flexible, responsible, calm under pressure, helpful, willing to learn, confident, passionate, and who want to create a positive learning environment for their peers. Being an RA can provide you with skills in leadership, conflict resolution and mediation, time management, and creativity. Apply today!

Download the 
Resident Assistant Information Packet for all of the information you see here and more. We hope you will join our team!

How to Apply:

Visit Knight Work to apply. You must upload a resume which will then be approved by staff at The Exchange. Please give two business days for your resume to be approved. 

New Applicants

Applicants will attach a resume and answers to essay questions to the Knight Work application. Two letters of recommendation, one from a faculty or professional staff member and one from a current or past Housing and Residence Life staff member, must be emailed to housing@marian.edu from the people writing them. The application and all supporting materials MUST be turned in by Friday. January 15, 2015 at 12 p.m.

Returning Applicants​

Applicants will attach a resume and answers to essay questions to the Knight Work application. An electronic presentation must also be submitted to your Resident Director. The application and all supporting materials MUST be turned in by Friday, January 15 at 12 p.m.

Interview Process:

New Applicants
If all requirements are met, candidates will participate in the Interview Day on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hiring decisions will be sent out via email and campus mail by Friday, February 5, 2016.

Returning Applicants
Candidates will sign up for an interview during Mid-Year Resident Assistant Orientation. Interviews will occur between January 20-22. You must prepare a presentation on your past performance as a Resident Assistant and ways in which you can improve in the future. Hiring decisions will be sent out via email and campus mail by Friday, February 5, 2016.

 

Timeline:

  • November 2: Applications available on Knight Work 
  • January 15 at 12 p.m. (noon): Applications and supporting materials due
  • January 20-22: Returning Resident Assistant Interviews
  • January 30, 9 a.m - 4 p.m.: New Resident Assistant Interview Day
  • Decision letters will be out by February 5 via email and campus mailboxes.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time Marian University student
  • Must be in good academic and social standing at time of application and during employment
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 at time of application and during employment
  • Must have lived on a university/college campus for the period of at least one semester
  • Must attend one Resident Assistant Information Session (new applicants only)
  • Must be available for the Interview Day on Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (for new applicants only)
  • Must be available for the entire duration of all training sessions:
    • Resident Assistant Pre-Training (RAP): Sunday, April 24 from 1-7 p.m.
    • Resident Assistant Orientation (RAO): July 29-August 22,2016
    • Mid-Year RA Orientation (MYRAO): January 5-8, 2017

Resident Assistant Information Sessions
Thursday, November 12, 6 p.m. in the Doyle Lobby
Monday, November 16, 9 p.m. in the University Lobby
Wednesday, December 2, 8 p.m. in the Drew Lobby
Tuesday, January 12, 7 p.m. in the Clare Lobby
Wednesday, January 13, 8 p.m. in the RLSC Community Room

For More Information


Email: housing@marian.edu 
Phone: 317.955.6318

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