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
Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student Experience with conflict mediation
Meets or exceeds a minimum grade point average or other relevant academic standing throughout employment Minimum of one year previous residence in a college or university residence hall
Ability to forge a strong community among individuals  
Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills