Resident Assistant and Peer Advisor Application Information

Both the Resident Assistant (RA) and Peer Advisor (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 see the RA Job Description 2017-2018 (pdf) to fully understand the major responsibilities of the position. You can also access the RA Selection Timeline  (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.

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 26th, 2018.

RA Questions? Contact Vik Arunkumar.

Peer Advisor (PA) Information

Please access the PA Advisor Application Template (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 Job Position Timeline as a reference for the process.

Step 1: Complete the online Peer Advisor Application

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

Please seek to obtain two references 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 26, 2018. 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 Josh Mackrill, jmackrill@twu.edu