RA Applications for the 2020–21 Academic Year

Apply to be an RA!

πŸ“’ RA Applications for the 2020–21 academic year are open. 

Are you ready to be part of a team that works to positively impact KSU’s residential student experience? Resident Assistants (RAs) develop leadership skills while creating a safe, fun and vibrant community for their residents. The RA role will enable you to learn valuable skills that employers are looking for, including problem solving, adaptability, teamwork and interpersonal communication.

An RA’s primary responsibilities are to get to know their residents one-on-one and create an intentional experience so residents can learn more about their identity, gain skills in independence, learn how to build relationships and community, and how to be inclusive of others. RAs make a difference in the lives of their residents to help them be successful both here at Kennesaw State University and beyond.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Attend an information session (dates and times listed below).
  • Enrollment: RAs must be enrolled as a full-time KSU student registered for no less than 12 (undergraduate) or 9 (graduate) hours for fall and spring semesters. Candidates must have completed at least one semester of enrollment at KSU by start date.
  • GPA: RAs must maintain a 2.5 KSU cumulative and term GPA at the time of appointment and throughout the term of employment.
  • Student Conduct: RAs must be in good conduct standing at the time of appointment and throughout the term of employment.
  • Criminal Background Screen: Applicants must have completed a successful criminal background screen conducted by KSU's Human Resources
  • RAs are required to sign a housing contract to live in on-campus housing.

Position Description

Resident Assistants are student leaders who live on your floor or in your building. They are there to help residents and to build community. They offer social and academic programs, serve as a resource, and help to maintain reasonable standards of community citizenship.

RA Agreement Form 2020–21

 

Kennesaw Information Sessions

If you were unable to attend an information session, please reach out to raselection@kennesaw.edu.

  • Date
    Time
    Location
  • Tuesday, October 8
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3030
  • Wednesday, October 9
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3030
  • Thursday, October 10
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3029
  • Monday, October 14
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3030
  • Tuesday, October 15
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3030
  • Wednesday, October 16 
    7:00 PM
    Social Sciences 3030

Marietta Information Sessions

  • Date
    Time
    Location
  • Wednesday, October 9
    7:00 PM
    Architecture Building (N) 175
  • Monday, October 14
    7:00 PM
    Architecture Building (N) 175
  • Tuesday, October 15
    7:00 PM
    Architecture Building (N) 175

Application Information

If you wish to apply, visit kennesaw.joinhandshake.com between October 1 and October 28, 2019 to create a Handshake account. Applicants can then locate the RA application by searching "Resident Assistant." 

Interview Dates

Candidates must be available for interviews between Thursday, November 14 and Saturday, November 16, and have attended one of the information sessions listed above to be considered for an RA position.

Questions?

The answers for many of your questions about the RA position can be found on this website or during the information session. If you have any additional questions, please email RASelection@kennesaw.edu

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