2019-2020 Resident Assistant & Moderator Selection

Application

The application to be a Resident Assistant (RA) and Moderator (Mod) can be found here:  

RA & Mod Application

The application is for both new applicants and current staff members who want to return to the position.  The application will ask for a reference and allow you an opportunity to upload a resume.  Returning RAs/Mods are asked to upload a resume, and new RA/Mod applicants have the option of uploading a resume.  The application should be completed in full, regardless of whether you are submitting a resume or not.

Timeline

October 29, 2018 Resident Assistant and Moderator Applications Available
November 30, 2018 at 11:59pm Applications due for mid-year candidates and those studying abroad in Spring 2019
December 3-7, 2018 Interviews for mid-year candidates and those studying abroad in Spring 2019
December 10, 2018 Mid-Year Hiring Decision Notifications
January 11, 2019 at 11:59pm Applications Due
January 27-February 1, 2019 Returning Resident Assistant and Moderator Presentations
February 4-8, 2019 New Resident Assistant and Moderator Interviews
February 15, 2019 Hiring Decision Notifications
March 7-April 25, 2019 RA/Mod Class for New Staff Members (UC 195)--Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Position Descriptions & Selection Process Details

Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants serve in all residential communities that are not SLUs.  You can learn more about the Resident Assistant role by reviewing the position description HERE.

The Resident Assistant selection process will consist of:

1.  A review of application materials

2.  An interview that will last approximately 20 minutes

3.  A review of OWU academic and student conduct records

4.  A reference check with at least one individual

SLU Moderator

Moderators serve in Small Living Units (SLUs).  You can learn more about the Moderator role by reviewing the position description HERE.

The Moderator selection process will consist of:

1.  A review of application materials

2.  An interview that will last approximately 20 minutes

3.  A review of OWU academic and student conduct records

4.  An assessment of support from current SLU members  

5.  A reference check with at least one individual

Learn More--Attend an Information Session!

November 1 @ 3pm - Crider Lounge, HWCC 225

November 6 @ 7pm - Welch Reading Room, Welch Hall Lobby

November 12 @ 7pm - Smith 2nd Floor Lobby, Smith Hall

November 14 @ Noon - Crider Lounge, HWCC 225

Resident Assistant & Moderator Training 

The RA and Moderator positions are amazing leadership opportunities.  As a Res Life student staff member you'll be a role model and provide critical support to fellow students.  Thus, training is provided so RAs and Moderators can learn how to be successful in meeting position responsibilities.  RAs and Moderators will participate in the following training:

March 7-April 25, 2019 RA/Mod Class for New Staff Members (UC 195)--Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm
August 7-18, 2019 Fall RA/Mod Training (Dates Tentative)
January 12-14, 2019  Winter RA/Mod Training (Dates Tentative)
Select Wednesdays  In-Service Training Sessions Throughout Academic Year (Dates TBA)

Other Positions 

Summer Resident Assistant (Coming soon!)

Office Assistant (Coming soon!)