The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a premiere leadership position within the Office of Residence Life. The main function of the RA is to build relationships with residents in an effort to provide individualized support, campus resource information, and academic encouragement. The goal of the RA is to ensure that Marquette feels like home for residential students by building community within their respective wing or floor.
The ideal RA candidate is a current student who has community living experience, a minimum 2.50 GPA, and a desire to make an impact on the lives of his/her peers. Quality candidates will have a commitment to personal integrity, serving members of their peer group, and engaging in personal development.
To learn more, check out the following links about the RA position.
If you have additional questions regarding the RA position, please contact Renee Dowdy, Assistant Director for Student Staffing and Training.
Note that the RA position could have an impact on your financial aid package. We encourage you to contact Marquette Central to discuss your specific aid package by either calling 414.288.4000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The selection process for 2017-2018 is complete for this year. If there are available opportunities, position information will be posted here. See the bottom of this page for information on last year's process to give you a sense about what to expect if planning to apply for 2018-2019.
Hired, Special Alternate, and Alternate Pool RAs for 2017-2018
Please select the correct form based upon the letter you received. Documents should be either printed and submitted to the Office of Residence Life or emailed to Kristin Hagner at email@example.com
Hired RAs - Verification of Hire
Special Alternate Pool - Special Alternate Pool Intent Form
Alternate Pool - Alternate Pool Intent Form
There are four steps to applying to be a Resident Assistant. Candidates must also meet the following minimum qualifications by the time the position starts (8/13/2017):
The following are the four steps to apply:
Interested applicants must attend the Resident Assistant information session to learn more about the position requirements and details about the application process. Attendance at the followinginformation session is required in order for an application to be considered:
If you missed the mandatory information session, you are welcome to complete the session online here. View the 30-minute video and complete a brief survey to complete this portion of the application requirement.
The RA position application is hosted through Handshake in collaboration with MU Career Services.
Applications and completed reference forms for 2017-2018 are due by January 17, 2017.
There following are the steps to the interview process:
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