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Employment Opportunities!


The Department of Residence Life still has openings for a Resident Assistant position for the 2017-2018 academic year!

A Resident Assistant (RA) lives in a house unit of approximately thirty to fifty students. The RA serves as a peer mentor and advisor to residence hall students, both individuals and groups of students. She/he assists in the administrative operations of the residence hall community, helps to enforce residence hall and University rules and regulations and provides information about University services and resources. The RA plays an integral role in helping students understand the importance of celebrating the rich diversity of people who live in our society, on our campus, and in our residential communities. The RA is also charged with stimulating an environment where educational, service, diversity, social, and recreational programs and activities in the halls occur on a regular basis. The RA plays an integral role in the academic success of students. RAs encourage students in their communities


Minimum Qualifications:

-One full semester of living experience in the residence halls (at time of application)

-Good academic standing with a minimum 2.25 GPA

-Full time student status

-Be at least 18 years of age

-Must be in good standing with the SMSU judicial system



  Applications are due Monday, January 23, 2017 by noon to the Administrative Office located in Naoutha

Resident Assistant Application

for more information about the application listed or the staff selection process please contact:



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