Resident Assistant

How to Apply

Join the Residential Life Team!

Applications for Fall 2017 Resident Assistant (RA) positions will be open on January 23, 2017 on OrgSync.

All candidates must attend an RA Information Session to learn more about the RA position and benefits, and the RA application and interview process. Information sessions are scheduled for the following dates and times:

  • Tues. 1/24 RA Candidate Information Session, Landon Hall 2nd Floor Lounge, 8 pm

  • Tues. 1/31 RA Candidate Information Session, Cayuga Lake, 7 pm

  • Wed 2/1 RA Candidate Information Session, Community Center in Circles, 7 pm

  • Sun. 2/5 RA Candidate Information Session, Tallcott Hall 2nd Floor Lounge, 8 pm

  • Mon. 2/6 RA Candidate Information Session, West Tower, ACTV Lounge, 8 pm

  • Tues. 2/7 RA Candidate Information Session, Emerson Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 7 pm

  • Wed. 2/8 RA Candidate Information Session, Cayuga Lake, 6 pm

  • Mon. 2/13 RA Candidate Information Session, Terrace 5 2nd Floor Lounge, 6:30 pm

  • Wed. 2/15 RA Candidate Information Session, Eastman Hall 2nd Floor Lounge, 8 pm

  • Thurs. 2/16 RA Candidate Information Session, Terrace 7 1st Floor Lounge, 6:30 pm

  • Fri. 2/17 RA Candidate Information Session, Ithaca Falls, 12 pm

  • Tues. 2/21 RA Candidate Information Session, Hood TV Lounge, 8 pm

  • Fri. 2/24 RA Candidate Information Session, East Tower Ground Floor Lounge, 4:30 pm

Applications are due on Sunday, February 26, 2017, by 11:59 p.m. and candidate references are due on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  Candidates are expected to attend the following components of the selection process:

  • Attend RA Group Process on either Thursday, March 30th, from 6:30 pm-9:30 pm or Friday, March 31st, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
  • Attend a one-hour, individual interview during the week of Tuesday, March 21st – Tuesday March 28th.
  • RA offer letters will be available on Monday, April 10th at 12:00 pm.
  • All new RA hires are required to attend a department welcome on Thursday, April 20th at 7:00 pm.
  • All new RA hires are required to return early for RA Training in August

If you have any questions, please direct them to the RA Selection Committee at raselection@ithaca.edu, or contact Beth O’Neill, Area Coordinator at boneill@ithaca.edu.  You may also call the Residential Life Office at (607) 274-3141. Best wishes in the selection process.