S/RA Application

Students interested in applying to be a Resident Assistant (RA) must fill out the Resident Assistant application form and both recommendation forms. Turn them in via email to reslife@wooster.eduOR the Campus Life Office in Lowry Center by Friday, January 18, 2019, by 5 p.m.

If you are interested in being a mid-year hire (hired for Spring 2019) the application form, cover letter, resume and both recommendations must be completed by Friday, November 9, 2018 by, 5 p.m. If your materials are turned in by this time, we will reach out to you via e-mail to set up an interview for the week of November 12.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Lauren Missik, Assistant Director of Residence Life.

Applicants are encouraged to seek out Career Planning for any help in revising your materials.

A completed application for a returning S/RA candidate must include:

  • 2019-2020 Returning RA Application (.docx)
  • An updated resume
  • A cover letter stating why you would like to return to the RA role
  • Participation in an individual interview

A completed application for a new RA must include:

  • 2019-2020 New RA Candidate Application (.docx)
  • Two completed recommendation forms (one from Faculty/Staff and one from a current S/RA)
  • An updated resume
  • A cover letter expressing why you are interested in being an RA and how your past experiences have prepared you for the role
  • Participation in one Leadership Session
  • Participation in one Group Process Session
  • Participation in an individual interview, which will be conducted by one Professional Staff member and one current S/RA

Rubrics for cover letter & resume evaluation