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The Office of Student & Residence Life is now accepting applications for Resident Assistants for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. 

The Resident Assistant Position is an exciting opportunity to challenge yourself, develop professional and interpersonal skills and enhance your post-BSC career! Campus RAs are part-time student employees.

What Does the Job Consist of?
  • Commitment to one full weeknight each week of duty coverage in your assigned building
  • Commitment to an average of one weekend each month as primary coverage in your assigned building
  • Monthly program responsibilities, including planning and implementing monthly activities for the residents in your building, as well as passive forms of programs, such as bulletin boards and door decorations
  • Weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly employee/supervisor one-on-one meetings
  • Emergency and situational responsiveness in your building
  • Mediating interpersonal conflicts between residents

What are the Benefits of the Job?
  • All RAs receive a full room waiver for a single room in the building to which they are assigned
  • All RAs receive a $1,000 meal plan waiver each semester
  • All RAs receive free First-Aid and CPR training as well as training in the use of fire extinguishers
  • And more!

What does the Ideal RA Candidate Look Like?
  • Hardworking
  • Trustworthy
  • Great time and task management
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Willing and able to learn and adapt
  • Ideally, would have previously lived in the residence halls, but not required

Minimum Requirements
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Must be a full-time BSC or collaborative student for Fall and Spring semesters
  • Must be available for Fall RA Training
  • Must be able to clear a background check

Resident Assistant Applications

Candidates who would like to apply, please fill out the RA Application which is linked below. Please read all instructions carefully before submitting.

If you have questions regarding the position, please call the Student and Residence Life Office 701-224-5464 or speak to a Residence Hall Coordinator.


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