About Residence Life and Housing

Resident Advisor

Resident Advisors play an integral role in the quality of the residential program at Emory. For that reason, the administrative staff in the Office of Residence Life has developed a selection process designed to identify qualified individuals, and provide all applicants with valuable experience in group interaction and interviewing.

The selection process will give you an opportunity to share with us your qualifications and motivation for the RA position. RAs are expected to fill many roles; therefore, it takes exceptional people to fill these positions. We take special care in selecting those individuals with potential to develop leadership skills and grow with the Residence Life program.


The 2017-2018 Selection Process for Resident Advisors is now closed. Applications for the position will reopen in November 2017.

The Application Process

Links to the application and application timeline are to the left. Please read this information carefully, as it will provide you with information regarding each step of the application process.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contafct Ryan Roche at 404.727.2068 or rroche@emory.edu.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not receive consideration.

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It is understood that a staff position in the residence halls cannot easily be translated in to hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. The position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and good understanding of the unpredictable nature of the actual time involved. To compensate the Resident Advisor for this time and dedication, the Office of Residence Life provides Resident Advisors with an annual stipend that is broken down into the following:

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