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Resident Advisors


The 2014-2015 Selection and Recruitment Period is now open!

Being a Resident Advisor (RA) can be one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences of your college career. The relationships you develop and the leadership training and experience you gain will serve you long beyond the time that you are a staff member with UNCP Housing and Residence Life. However, the RA position is also very challenging and can be hard to balance. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with the responsibilities and expectations of being an RA before applying. You can do this by reading the job description, attending information sessions and talking to your RA or other University Housing staff members. These contacts will help you decide if the position is right for you and can help you with being prepared for the interview process.

We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing, and passionate individuals who are willing to work with the always growing diversity of students who live within our residential communities. In addition, we are seeking individuals with an active interest in helping enhance the quality of life for students through, community building, programming , mentoring, support and overall being a great role models.

RA Selection and Recruitment Process:

1. Review Job Description (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)

2. Submit an application (Apply Online)


3. Attend 1 of 4 (REQUIRED) information sessions:

  • January 27, 7:30 pm, Cypress Hall
  • January 28, 7:30 pm, Pine Hall
  • February 3, 7:30 pm, Pine Hall
  • February 4, 7:30 pm, Cypress Hall

4. Complete the (REQUIRED) RA Shadowing component beginning January 27 - February 7

5. Attend 1 of 2 (REQUIRED) RA Carousel Weekends (View RA Carousel Description and Schedule)

  • February 15-16
  • February 21-22

6. Interviews for selected applicants will be held February 16 and February 23 from 1-6pm, following the respective RA Carousel Day

7. Notifications will be made between February 24 -28


Desk Clerk

Steps to Apply to be a Desk Clerk

  1. Read: Job Description
  2. Apply: Online Desk Clerk Application
  3. View Job Description and Online Application

Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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