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Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant (RA) or Peer Advisor (PA) positions within University Housing.  Both the RA and PA position are part-time staff members who live in an assigned residence hall.  Successful candidates are those who will:
  • Strive for academic excellence
  • Exemplify a willingness, enthusiasm and ability to build community through regular contact  with residents, programming in the halls and referring students to supportive offices on campus
  • Understand, explain, enforce and support all Office of Residence Life and University policies and procedures
  • Maintain a standard of personal conduct that allows them to be seen as a role model and leader among their peers

Resident Assistant (RA) Information

Please access the Resident Assistant Position Description (pdf) to fully understand the major responsibilities of the position. You can access the application timeline and key dates here (pdf).

The application process has two simple steps.

Step 1: Complete the online  Resident Assistant Application

There are multiple parts to the application. To better prepare you to complete the application, you can access the template here (pdf)

Step 2: Submit supporting documentation listed below to the Department of University Housing & Residence Life located on the 3rd floor of Jones Hall.

-          Cover Letter

-          Resume

-          Experiential Tracker (pdf)

-          Reference Form (pdf)

Please seek to obtain two references from people who know you well and who have an understanding of the Resident Assistant position you are applying for.  Your references should be completed by a former or current employer, teacher, academic advisor, organization sponsor and/or other professional who knows you well.  One (1) of your references must be completed by a current full time or student staff member of the Department of University Housing & Residence Life. All references must be current. 

The deadline to complete the online application and submit the supporting material is 5 pm on January 22nd, 2016.

RA Questions? Contact Vik Arunkumar varunkumar@twu.edu

Peer Advisor (PA) Information

Please access the Peer Advisor Position Description (pdf) to fully understand the major responsibilities of the position. The application process has two simple steps and it is important that you complete each component so that you have the highest chance of being hired.  

Please use the PA Selection Timeline as a reference for the process. The timeline can be found here.

Step 1: Complete the online Peer Advisor Application

There are multiple parts to the application. To better prepare you to complete the application, you can access the template here.

Step 2: Submit supporting documentation listed below to the Department of University Housing & Residence Life located on the 3rd floor of Jones Hall.

-          Cover Letter

-          Resume

-          Reference Form (online form)

Please seek to obtain two reference from people who know you well and who have an understanding of the Peer Advisor position you are applying for. Each reference form must be completed online. Your references should be completed by a former or current employer, teacher, academic advisor, organization sponsor and/or other professional who knows you well.  One (1) of your references must be completed by a current staff member of the TWU Department of University Housing & Residence Life. This includes a current Resident Assistant, Peer Advisor, or Residence Director who knows you well.  All references must be current. References will be contacted by email or phone by the end of the PA Selection process to confirm they completed the applicant reference. 

Note:
 The online application and two completed online references must be completed and submitted to the Department of University Housing & Residence Life no later than 5:00pm on January 22, 2016. As candidates submit materials, more information will be forthcoming through their pioneer portal email addresses. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered as positions become available. 

PA Questions? Contact Mere Maddox mmaddox@twu.edu

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