Resident Assistant Application
Due Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 11:55 pm.
Number of hours in which you plan to enroll in the:
Have you ever received a judicial sanction, honor council violation, alcohol violation, etc.? If so, explain:
Please list all on and off campus activities including current and anticipated leadership roles:
Please list all on and off campus jobs and how many hours per week you work for each one:
Are there any special circumstances we need to know about that may interfere with you being an RA for the 2015-2016 school year? (Explain graduating early, studying abroad, etc.)
All applicants, please answer the following questions:
Please list your top three housing preferences and briefly describe why you would be an asset to those specific communities. Communities are: Greene, Marsh, and Carlisle OR Shipp and DuPre OR Lesesne and Wightman OR the Village/Phase V.
(Please keep in mind that while your preferences will be considered during the selection process, the Residence Life Staff will make the final decision based on what is best for you and the residential community.)
Why do you think it is important for RAs to make strong ethical decisions and be positive role models?
Who is completing your reference?
What are your top 5 strengths according to StrengthsQuest?
Why do you want to be an RA and what can you bring to our team?
According to the RA Job Description, an RA is expected to build a sense of community throughout his/her hall and campus. One of the ways that RAs are able to achieve this is through programming. Programming consists of planning an event for his/her hall or area that enhances and develops the student experience. Describe a program that you think would meet this requirement and how it would enhance the student's college experience.
All first-time applicants must have two reference forms on file and it must be filled out by a Wofford faculty or staff member or a former employer. Current RA's must have their RD fill out a reference form on their behalf. These
electronic reference forms are due by Sunday, February 15 at 11:55 PM.
The Reference Form for new applicants can be found at http://www.wofford.edu/residencelife/RAreference/
I certify by placing my electronic signature below that all information in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if any of the information I have reported here changes in any way, an offer of employment may be retracted if deemed necessary by the Director of Residence Life. I have thoroughly read the Resident Assistant job description and agree to abide by all its conditions and requirements should I be offered a RA position. I understand that my grade point average and judicial record will be checked to assure that I am qualified for this position.