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Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Welcome to the 2019-2020 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.

2019- 2020 RA Selection Timeline
November 5

RA Info Session

Towers MPR; 11:00 a.m.

Applications available online

November 14

RA Info Session

Towers MPR; 11:00 a.m.

November 29

RA Info Session

Towers MPR; 3:00 p.m.

November 12- December 7 Individual Interviews
December 4

RA Info Session

Towers MPR; 3:30 p.m

December 12

Group Interview 1

10:00 a.m. - Noon

January 10- January 22 Individual Interviews
January 14

Group Interview 2

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

January 14 Applications due online
January 18

Group Interview 3

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
January 24

Invitations to attend RA Class distributed

January 28- February 11 Weekly Resident Assistant Training Classes
February 20 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.  

RA Timeline and Checklist

2019-2020 RA Application