Resident Assistant

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING RA APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014-15 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. 10
*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.

*RA candidates MUST be enrolled full-time and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.40.

*Qualified candidates will receive an invitation to partipate in RA Selection Day on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Attendance is mandatory in order to be considered for a position.


LEAD. SERVE. GROW.

Being a Resident Assistant can be one of the most meaningful parts of your college experience. 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 mentor, role model and programmer.


At Southern Miss, we seek to provide the best living/learning opportunity for our residents, including our RAs.
Some of the benefits RAs receive for their commitment include the following:

  • RA scholarship (private room and meal allowance)
  • Paid desk hours
  • Developing resume-building leadership skills
  • Impacting students' lives
  • Building lifelong friendships

Applicant Resources

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