University of Southern Indiana

Resident Assistant

Housing and Residence Life is searching for residents assistants for the 2015-16 academic year. 

Resident Assistants (RAs) are an integral part of the Department of Housing and Residence Life.  They are paraprofessional staff having direct and constant student contact.  RAs are assigned to staff areas of approximately 32-90 students in the apartments and in the residence halls to staff a wing of a floor with approximately 35 residents.  Their primary responsibility is to act as facilitators for the residence life community and to enhance the social, educational, intellectual, and cultural development of each individual.  The RA articulates to students the core values, philosophy and policies of Housing and Residence Life and the University and represents the department as a role model in all facets of university life.

The six basic roles of the RA are as follows:  Community Facilitator, Referral Agent, Programmer, Team Member, Administrator, and Conduct Facilitator. 

For more information and the application, please log into myUSI and click on the OrgSync button to the left.

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October 1 Applications available through OrgSync
October 6 RA Information Session, 7pm, Carter Hall ABC
October 7 RA Information Session, 7pm, HRL Lobby
October 31 Priority deadline for spring 2015 consideration @ 11:59pm
November 19 RA Information Session, 7pm, Carter Hall ABC
RA Information Session, 8pm, Newman MPR
November 20                        RA Information Session, 7pm, HRL Lobby
RA Information Session, 8pm, Ruston MPR
December 5 Deadline for 2015-16 RA Applications @ 11:59pm

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