RA Selection

Fall 2018 Information

New RA Application 

RA Transfer Application

Confidential Evaluations

Rubric for Evaluations

Self Reflection Worksheet


Mandatory Info Sessions

Wednesday, January 31st
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
S204ABC Williams Center

Thursday, February 8th
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
S204ABC Williams Center


RA Selection Fall 2018

Applications open February 2, 2018!

RA Pictures


Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant position for the Fall 2018 semester.   

RA Selection Timeline

  • "So You Want to be an RA" programs to be held in residence halls:  Week of January 29th

  • Mandatory Information Sessions

    • Wednesday, January 31st | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, S204ABC Williams Center

    • Thursday, February 8th | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, S204ABC Williams Center

  • RA Application available: February 2nd 9:00 am - February 16th at 5:00 pm

  • Round 1 Interviews:  February 20th - March 2nd

  • Written evaluation by current RD, current RA, and outside sources due:  March 2nd at 5:00 pm

  • Interview 1 Elimination/Notification of RA Peer Evaluation Assignment:  March 6th

  • Round 2 Interviews:  March 21st - April 6th

  • RA Peer Evaluations:  April 10th, April 11th, and April 12th

  • Tentative Announcement of final appointment:  April 20th

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 19, 2018 - December 22, 2018 (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.