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  • Resident Assistants

    Resident Assistants (RAs) are advisors and role models that serve as an important liaison between students and the University. Serving as an RA provides students numerous opportunities for personal and professional development as well as substantial leadership experience. RAs contribute to students’ experiences by:

    • Establishing a positive community in their assigned residential area
    • Assisting with personal and academic questions and concerns
    • Implementing social and educational programs and services
    • Maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all students

    2021-2022 RA Recruitment and Selection will begin in January 2021.  Check back here and Residential & Commuter Life (@capreslife) on social media for updates!

  • The Office of Residential & Commuter Life is excited to announce Resident Assistant, Senior Resident Assistant, and Community Assistant openings for the 2021-2022 academic year! Please review the information provided and linked position descriptions, below, for each open position.

    Open Positions:
     
    Resident Assistants 
    Resident Assistants (RAs) are paraprofessional staff members who serve as peer leaders within the residence halls (residence halls include: College Ave. Residence Hall, Cotterman, Lohman, Saylor-Ackermann, Schaaf, and Trinity Suites). RA’s are responsible for establishing and maintaining an atmosphere that promotes the educational, cultural and social development of residential students. RAs serve as role models who exhibit a positive attitude, inspire respect and civility, and possess a genuine interest and concern for a diversity of people and their experiences. The following qualifications and responsibilities represent key traits necessary for and functions of the RA position.

    *This position is open to current full-time, undergraduate students.

    RA Position Information & Application:
        To view the complete position description, click here 
        To submit your application, resume, cover letter, and reference information, click here  

     

    Senior Resident Assistants
    Senior Resident Assistants (SRAs) are senior members of a residential area, who provide administrative support to the Area Director, and leadership to the area staff. In addition to these responsibilities, SRAs serve a small floor section within their assigned residence hall (residence halls include: College Ave. Residence Hall, Cotterman, Lohman, Saylor-Ackermann, Schaaf, and Trinity Suites). RA’s are responsible for establishing and maintaining an atmosphere that promotes the educational, cultural, and social development of residential students. RAs serve as role models who exhibit a positive attitude, inspire respect and civility, and possess a genuine interest and concern for a diversity of people and their experiences. The following qualifications and responsibilities represent key traits necessary for and functions of the RA position.

    *This position is open only to current RA’s/SRA’s.  

    RSA Position Information & Application:
        To view the complete position description, click here
        To submit your application, resume, cover letter, and reference information, click here

    Community Assistants
    Community Assistants (CA’s) are paraprofessional staff members who serve as peer leaders within the Neighborhood communities at Capital University. (CU Apartments, Capital Commons, The Avenues, and Trinity North Apartments). CA’s are responsible for establishing and maintaining a presence in their communities that is aligned to the unique needs of upper-class students residing in Neighborhood communities. CA’s serve as role models who exhibit a positive attitude, inspire respect and civility, and have a genuine interest and concern for a diversity of people and their experiences. Within their role, CA’s will be responsible for community management, community education and engagement, and Area Director administrative support.

    *This position is open to current full-time, undergraduate students who have previously held a student leadership (RA/SRA, other university employment, student org officer, etc.) role at Capital University.

    RA Position Information & Application:
        To view the complete position description, including compensation click here
        To submit your application, resume, cover letter, and reference information, click here

    New RA/CA Recruitment & Selection Timeline:

    Wednesday, January 13 | 5:00 p.m.: Applications Open
    Eligible students may apply for RA, SRA, and CA positions on eRezLife

    Wednesday, January 20 | 12:00 p.m.: Info Session (optional)
    Join us on Zoom!  https://capital.zoom.us/j/93660041797

    Thursday, January 21 | 6:00 p.m.: Info Session (optional)
    Join us on Zoom!  https://capital.zoom.us/j/93660041797

    Monday, January 25 | 9:30 p.m.: Info Session (optional)
    Join us on Zoom!  https://capital.zoom.us/j/93660041797

    Wednesday, February 3 | 5:00 p.m.: Application Deadline
    Final day to submit application materials (application, resume, cover letter, reference contact information).