Housing and Residence Life
Holloway Hall

New Resident Assistant Selection for Fall 2015

On This Page
  • Minimum Requirements
  • FAQs
  • Interest Sessions
  • RA Selection Timeline
  • Application Process

We need an opportunity to get to know you through an in-depth application that lets us know you're qualified to join our team. Applications will only be accepted electronically via the online application form. Simply complete the application, review your short essay answers for grammatical errors and click the "submit" button. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! Should you experience any difficulties completing the application, please contact Kayleigh Warg, Dawan Worsley or Vladimir Rodriguez at raselection@salisbury.edu

Minimum Requirements

  • Full-time, undergraduate student.

  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.

  • One semester of residence hall living experience.
  • Involvement within the hall or SU campus.
  • No serious disciplinary conduct within the hall or SU campus, including active probationary status.
  • No outside employment during the first semester as an RA.
  • Must be able to serve as an RA for the entire academic year.

Frequently Asked Questions

The only stupid question is the one not asked! Each RA veteran who has passed through the selection process wishes they had only asked that one question that would have made their decision to be a part of "The Team" more informed. Follow this link to our "RA FAQ" page to find the answers to some of your burning questions. As always, feel free to find a current cast member of our latest season of RA's!!

Interest Sessions

All applicants are required to attend one interest session. You will receive in-depth information concerning the application, interview, and selection process. Current RA's will be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions about what's it like to have one of the coolest jobs at Salisbury University.

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7pm - Chester Hall Classroom
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7pm - Nanticoke Hall Classroom
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7pm - Sea Gull Square Classroom
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7pm - St. Martin Hall 1st Floor Lounge
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7pm - Chester Hall Classroom

PRAN (Prospective RA Night) is an optional (highly encouraged) session for fall applicants, taking place on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 7-9pm (location TBD).  Learn more about the Group Process interview, network with and befriend other applicants and current RAs, and ease your anxieties by asking any questions about the rest of the selection process.

Timeline for Fall 2015 Applicants

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:00am: New RA Application is available. 

  • Sunday, January 25, 2015 at midnight: Application due via website for Fall 2015 Applicants.  References are also due on this day to the Sea Gull Square Housing Office.  In addition, see information below regarding your résumé.

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 7:00-9:00pm (Location TBD):  PRAN (Prospective RA Night) See above for details.

  • Saturday, January 31, 2015 and Sunday, February 1, 2015 (Location TBD): MANDATORY Group Process Day.  All applicants who want to be considered for fall openings must attend on of the Group Process Days.  Residence Life staff will be in touch with you regarding your specific date.  Wear appropriate clothing and come prepared to meet a lot of new people, find out more about the position, have fun and show off your interpersonal and problem solving skills!
    *Report at 9am.  The day will be over at 4pm.

  • TBANew RA Interviews.  Formal individual interviews begin with Housing and Residence Life staff and current RA's.  Sign-ups for interviews will take place at the Group Process Day.

  • TBANotification. Candidates will be notified by letter whether or not they are being offered a staff position.  Alternate positions may be offered as openings become available.

  • TBA: Deadline to accept or decline position. 

  • TBA: New RA Class Begins March 2015, after Spring Break. 

Application Process

  1. RA Application - (closed)

  2. Reference Forms- (2) completed reference forms must be completed and submitted by the application deadline (January 4, 2015 at midnight) to the Office of Housing and Residence Life in Sea Gull Square.

  3. Résumé- Please send a Microsoft Word document or PDF copy of your résumé to raselection@salisbury.edu