RA & HD Application & Selection

Resident advisor and hall director applications for the 2023-24 academic year

Applicants should be mature, emotionally intelligent individuals, capable of handling responsibility, have demonstrated academic ability, and want to have the opportunity to impact a small community within our vast campus! Serving as a resident advisor (RA) or hall director (HD) at Bluffton University can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your college career. Rewarding experiences involved with the position include, but are not limited to:

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.

We hope you will consider this valuable opportunity and apply for one of the most rewarding positions on campus!

Please review the job description and attend an informational meeting. Then you will be ready to complete the application and get the recommendation forms.

Applications to be a resident advisor or hall director for the 2023-24 academic year are now open. If you have questions, please contact the student life team at studentlife@bluffton.edu