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Resident Assistant Position

The Office of Residential Life at Rose Hill provides a variety of Residence Halls designed to promote growth within our students.  Resident Assistants demonstrate leadership abilities and a deep interest in serving the Fordham community.  Resident Assistant is instrumental in developing a strong community in the hall he or she serves.  The Resident Assistant sets an example for fellow students by enforcing and personally abiding by all University and Residential Life policies. 

The Resident Assistant occupies a unique role as a member of both the student body and the Division of Student Affairs.  The Resident Assistant serves as a liaison for each constituency, a position that enables them to effectively represent the others’ perspectives. The Resident Assistant position is arguably the most challenging and rewarding leadership position at the University and best embodies the Jesuit, Catholic commitment to serve as men and women for and with others.

 
Summary of Basic Qualifications
Sound judgment   Leadership skills
Initiative   Problem solving and critical thinking
Professionalism   Confrontation and policy enforcement
Administrative skills   Communication skills
Willingness to learn   Approachability
Helping skills   Acceptance of diversity
  • A Fordham GPA of 2.5 or higher (First Year Students 3.0)
  • In good standing with the Office of Residential Life
  • Full-year commitment
Why should you be a Resident Assistant?
  • Learn professional job skills and develop leadership abilities
  • Cultivate relationships with residents and Fordham administrators
  • Creating engaging programming opportunities
  • Compensation Package (including room and board) 
Timeline for 2014 - 2015 Application Process
 
SPRING 2014
CANDIDATES
FALL 2014 CANDIDATES
Studying Abroad Spring 2014

FALL 2014
CANDIDATES
Applications Due Mon, Nov 18 | Noon Mon, Nov 18 | Noon 
Mon, Jan 6 | Noon
RA Interview Weekend Nov 20 - 26 Nov 20 - 26
Sat, Feb 8
RA Placement and
Waitlist Notification
Dec 3 Feb 14 Feb 14
Position Acceptance
Deadline
Dec 6 Feb 18 Feb 18

Information Sessions

DATE TIME LOCATION
Mon, November 11 5:00 - 6:00pm McGinley 236
Wed, November 13 12:00 - 1:00pm McGinley Music Room
Wed, November 13 1:00 - 2:00pm McGinley Music Room

Sun, November 17         7:30 - 8:30pm   LaLande Lounge
Tue, November 19 7:00 - 8:00pm O'Hare 3rd Floor Lounge

Thurs, November 21   12:00 - 1:00pm     Salice-Conley Classroom
Thurs, November 21   1:00 - 2:00pm Salice-Conley Classroom

Mon, November 25   5:00 - 6:00pm             Keating 219        
Tues, December 3 7:00 - 8:00pm Bishops' Lounge
Queen's Court

Thurs, December 5       7:00 - 8:00pm       Tierney First Floor Lounge
Sunday, December 8 3:00 - 4:00pm McGinley 237

Resident Assistant Seminars

Date and Time Location
4 Tuesdays | 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4 | 7:00pm TBA
4 Wednesdays | 1/15, 1/22 , 1/29, 2/5 | 1:00pm TBA
4 Wednesdays | 1/15, 1/22 , 1/29, 2/5 | 2:00pm  TBA
4 Fridays | 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7 | 4:00pm TBA
 

Full Resident Assistant Position Description
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