Housing and Residence Life
Holloway Hall

Resident Assistant Application

If you are applying for a Fall 2014 position, the application must be submitted no later than Friday, January 31, 2014 at 9am. Applicants for a Fall 2014 position will be considered for staff openings for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Suggestion: (When filling out application, use the "tab" key to advance from one blank to the next. Using the "enter" key will cause you to submit the application before it's complete.)

M M Name:
Application For:  Spring 2014 Fall 2014
   
Name:
Birth Date: / / (mm/dd/yyyy)
ID #:  
SU Address (Box Number):
Residence Hall:
Room Number
Current Cell Number:  
Summer Address
(address where you can be contacted during the upcoming summer):
Summer Phone Number:(phone number where you can be contacted during the upcoming summer)
   
Major:
Expected Credits completed by
Fall 2014:
Expected Graduation Date: (mm/yy):
Fall 2012 GPA:
Spring 2013 GPA:
Fall 2013 GPA:
PLEASE NOTE: All credit and grade point averages are officially verified.
   
Future Career Plans:
   
List of residence history (i.e., FR-Nanticoke, SO-commuted, JR-Sea Gull Square)
Freshmen Year:
Sophomore Year:
Junior Year:
Senior Year:
   
Are you presently now, or have ever lived in a Living Learning Community?  If so, which LLC? 
Yes  No     
 
Would you be interested in working with a Living Learning Community (LLC)?  If so, which community and why?  (Art, Theater, Music, Explorers, Wellness, Business, Honors, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, STEM, Biology, Nursing, Green, Global, Communication Arts, Social Work, Education Abroad: Faith and Globalization)
 
PERSONAL EXPRESSION
Please prepare an item that describes something about you that you would want others to know.  It can be a quotation, collage, photograph, painting, poem, or anything showing initiative and creativity that would help others to know you better.  During your individual interview, you will be asked to explain your expression, so do not worry about how "good" it is.  Your expression must be completed on a piece of paper no larger than 8 1/2" x 11" (must fit into manila file folder).  Due to the Housing Office by December 16, 2013 at 5:00pm.

Check here if you would like the item returned to you after the interview.
 
WORK EXPERIENCE (begin with the most recent)
(1) Employer:
Position:
  Begin Date:
  End Date:
     
(2) Employer:
  Position:
  Begin Date:
  End Date:
     
(3) Employer:
  Position:
  Begin Date:
  End Date:

List any skills you acquired, learned, or were able to develop in any or all of the positions mentioned above:
 
SHORT ANSWER
(1) As an RA, your time management skills are crucial!  Describe how the RA position will fit into your schedule and how you will divide your time between your commitments (i.e. studies, clubs, activities, sports, personal time, etc.).  What do you do for fun?  Consider how you manage time without the RA job, and with the RA job.  Please feel free to discuss adjustments you may have to make if you become an RA.
 
(2) Self-assessment is a key component for success in the RA position.  List at least two strengths and two challenges you see in yourself.  In assessing your challenges, please include what you will do to improve those challenging areas.
 
STRENGTHS:
 
CHALLENGES:
 
(3) Describe any experience you have had in community building, and any specific initiative you have contributed to the community building process.  Please feel free to talk about any mentoring or counseling experience you have had as well as leadership roles, and any background experience in group facilitation.
 
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I hereby certify that these statements are true and accurate.  I understand that by falsifying this document, I disqualify myself from further consideration for the Resident Assistant position.  By typing my name hereunder as an electronic signature, I authorize the Office of Housing and Residence Life to verify the information given with the SU Registrar and other appropriately specified faculty/staff.
 
Signature:
   

Please remember to deliver both your personal expression and recommendation form to the Sea Gull Square Housing Office by January 31, 2014 @ 9am.

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