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 & Housing 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 Application Process

Links to the application, recommendation forms, 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.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not receive consideration.

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Eligibility

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Compensation

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 & Housing provides Resident Advisors with an annual stipend package valued at $7400, which is broken down into the following:

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Training

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