The Resident Advisor position is a live-in student leader who serves as a university resource for the residents in a given area, floor or residence hall. The RA also provides on-call and crisis response services within Housing and Residential Communities and connects all residents to their campus community through activities and information.
Night, holiday and weekend hours are required throughout the year. Candidates must be enrolled as full-time, continuing students and have an overall GPA of 2.8.
A successful candidate will be organized, possess the ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of people, work cooperatively on a team, maintain confidentiality and professionalism, and plan and implement activities designed to meet the needs of the residents on their floor.
Residence Hall Association:
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is a student-led organization that encourages creative thought with the empowerment of diversity; development of future campus leaders at the Capstone; membership in student housing organizations for state, regional and national recognition; evolutionary partnerships with other UA student organizations; and educational enhancement of a traditional college experience with programs that support wellness, safety, environmental awareness, social living and shared learning. All students living on campus are members of RHA. RHA is governed by an elected executive board and is the umbrella organization for Hall Councils. Each residence hall community has a Hall Council, comprised of elected and appointed positions. The purpose of each Hall Council is to foster community within the residence hall and encourage leadership among residents. For more information, please visit rha.ua.edu.