Resident Assistant

Resident Assistant - 2023-2024

Position Summary

The Resident Assistant (RA) position exists to assist in the facilitation of a healthy, engaging, and educational residential experience. The RA will work cooperatively as a member of a residence hall staff and assist the Area Coordinator (AC) and Assistant Area Coordinator(s) (AAC) by creating opportunities and providing services that celebrate inclusion and foster student learning.

The RA is a member of Housing and Residence Life and reports directly to an AC/AAC. RAs receive a single room and a meal plan for compensation.

We look forward to talking with you more about the position and how you can be a part of our team.

To qualify for the RA position, you must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for the full academic year
  • Maintain a cumulative and quarterly GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Applicants must be in good academic and conduct standing with Seattle University

Click below for full job descriptions:

First Year RA Position Description

Returner RA Position Description 

Info Sessions

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to attend one of the Info Sessions listed below:

  • November 16th 3pm – 4pm Chardin 142 
  • November 28th 7pm – 8pm Sinegal 200 (Oberto Commons) 
  • December 14th 2:30pm – 3:30pm Zoom (  
  • January 5th 7:30pm – 8:30pm Sinegal 200 (Oberto Commons) 

RA Selection Process Timeline

The following is the projected selection process timeline. 

  • December 1st: Application Opens 
  • January 9th at 8am: Application Closes 
  • January 30th: Invite for Interviews Sent 
  • February 6th - February 10th: Interviews 
  • March 9th: Decision Letters Sent 
  • March 31st: RA Signing Day 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the RA Selection Process, please contact your AC or AAC if you live on campus or email 

Application Details

Go to Handshake to start the application process! Applications live on December 1, 2022

First Year Resident Assistant job job #7250777
Returning Resident Assistant job #7252178

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