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RA Selection

New RA Application Confidential Evaluations


RA Selection Fall 2019

Applications open February 1, 2019!

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Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant position for the Fall 2019 semester.   

RA Selection Timeline

  • Mandatory Information Sessions

    • Wednesday, January 30th | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, S204 A,B,C Williams Center - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

    • Tuesday, February 5th | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, S204 A,B,C Williams Center

  • RA Application available: February 1st - February 15th 5:00 pm

  • Round 1 Interviews:  February 19th - March 1st

  • Written evaluation by current RD, current RA, and outside sources due:  Friday, February 22nd at 5:00 pm

  • Interview 1 Elimination/Notification of Peer Evaluation Assignment:  March 5th

  • Round 2 Interviews:  March 19th - March 29th

  • RA Group Process: Sunday, March 31st from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
                               Williams Center S204 A,B,C,D,E

  • Tentative Announcement of final appointment:  Friday, April 5th

RA Position Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a 2.25 cumulative GPA at the time of application.

  • Applicants must have resided in Fredonia's residence halls for at least one full semester prior to the date applications are due.  Applicants are required to have lived on-campus for two full semesters in order to be eligible to enter the RA position.

Employment Conditions

  • Period of Employment:  August 15th - December 22nd (dates may change)

  • Remuneration:  Room waiver; $200 meal plan allocation per semester; $525 stipend per semester paid in two increments.

  • RAs must be registered as a full time student, which is a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

  • RAs must maintain a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.25.

  • Attendance at RA Training, RA Selection, Residence Hall opening and closing, and your desk hours are mandatory.

  • Employment is contingent upon maintaining good judicial standing; all judicial history is reviewed prior to hire.

  • Student teaching is not permitted while employed as an RA.

Basic Duties

  • The RA will fulfill all of their on call responsibilities.  In addition to duty hours, each RA is responsible for five additional desk hours.

  • Attendance is expected at all hall and campus wide events, along with RA functions.

  • RAs are required to come to campus early and stay late for training, opening and closing purposes (including vacations.)

  • RAs work closely with the RD in the performance of all duties.

  • RAs are there to assist individual students in their house personally and academically through referral.

  • RAs should create an atmosphere in the residence hall that is conducive to self direction and self discipline.  RAs should also develop a sense of community within their hall among students and staff through participation in programming.

  • RAs provide students with information about student services on campus.

  • RAs must participate in weekly staff meetings with their residence hall director.


Fall 2019 Information

New RA Application 

RA Transfer Application

Confidential Evaluations

Rubric for Evaluations

Self Reflection Worksheet


Mandatory Info Sessions

Wednesday, January 30th - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
S204ABC Williams Center

Tuesday, February 5th
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
S204ABC Williams Center


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