RA Application & Selection
We are looking for resident advisors for the 2013-14 academic year. Applicants should
be mature individuals, capable of handling responsibility, have demonstrated academic
ability and want to have the opportunity to impact a smaller community within our
Serving as a resident advisor (RA) at Bluffton University can be one of the most exciting
and rewarding experiences of your college career! An RA is responsible for a floor
of residents and reports directly to a hall director. The rewards for the position
are: new relationships...helping people...Leadership Development Program activities...support
of a great staff...learn leadership skills...test problem solving abilities...be an
encourager...learn time management...become a role model...paycheck...single room...
and the list goes on.
RAs return to campus early in August for pre-season training. This training is designed
to prepare you for the year ahead. Staff training continues throughout the year so
you can further develop your skills. The residence life staff serve as resources for
residents and help when a crisis may occur. (For a more in-depth review of responsibilities,
see the job description)
We hope you will consider this opportunity and apply for one of the most important
roles on campus!