Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Welcome to the 2021-2022 Resident Assistant Selection Process

Resident Assistants are selected on the basis of leadership, scholarship and experience with a knowledge, awareness and commitment to Duquesne University's values, especially as set forth in the University Mission Statement.

Resident Assistants serve as role models, community builders, educators and peer counselors in addition to helping provide a safe and secure living environment for resident students. The RA position requires great dedication and flexibility. Resident Assistants are expected to display personal qualities such as maturity, empathy, motivation, initiative, responsibility, adaptability and integrity.

2021-2022 RA Selection Timeline
November 2

Applications available online

November 4

RA Info Session

11:00 a.m.; Zoom ID: 872 940 2041

November 6 RA Info Session
2:00 p.m.; Zoom ID: 872 940 2041
January 7- January 19 Individual Interviews
January 11

Group Interview 1

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

January 11

Applications due online

January 13

Group Interview 2

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m
January 19

Group Interview 3

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

January 19

Two (2) References due online

January 26

Invitations to attend RA Class distributed

February 1- February 19  Weekly Resident Assistant Training Classes
February 24 Final Candidate Notification

Make sure you have completed the following steps before submitting your application:

  • Sign up for an individual interview and ONE Group Interview when you submit
    your application.
  • Complete all sections of the application and sign the last page of the application.
  • Ensure you have provided TWO references. References will be contacted automatically.

While we understand emergencies occur, in order to be considered, it is important that candidates participate in all aspects of the selection process.