You might hire a resident assistant to:

  • Conduct regular room checks to ensure residents are adhering to resident policies
  • Share important information through social media, flyers, in-person meetings, and more

  • Mediate any and all conflicts between residents

  • Act as a liaison between residents and school administrators
  • Request maintenance and process custodial needs
  • Check visitors in and out of the residence hall

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Enrollment as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
Experience in conflict mediation
Ability to meet or exceed required grade point average or other academic benchmark during employment
Minimum one year of previous residence in a college or university residence hall
Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
Ability to forge a sense of community among individuals