Resident Assistant

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING RA APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2015-16 ACADEMIC YEAR.
*See link below under Applicant Resources to review the complete RA job description.

In order to be considered for an RA position, each candidate MUST submit an online Application and TWO Reference Forms no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9. *All application materials must be submitted to be considered.

*One reference form must be completed by a Southern Miss professional staff or faculty member. The other is candidate's choice, but references from family and friends will not be accepted.

LEAD. SERVE. GROW.

Being a Resident Assistant can be one of the most meaningful parts of your college career. You have the opportunity to create relationships with residents from around the world and help form their Southern Miss experience. As an RA, you will serve as a role model, community builder, crisis manager, administrator, counselor and educator.

Benefits

  • RA scholarship (private room and meal allowance)
    *Compensation for RA duties can only be disbursed as a scholarship and could result in a reduction of other scholarships or financial aid.
  • Paid desk hours

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must maintain a 2.4 cumulative GPA
  • Minimal to no conduct history
  • Outside employment limited to on-campus only
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form
  • Answer telephone and greet visitors

Applicant Resources

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