Resident Assistant Position

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Resident Assistant Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled full-time at NAU. 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (with a 2.75 preferred).
  • Earned a minimum of 30 credit hours by time of employment.
  • Lived on campus for at least one semester.
  • Have the ability to relate to students from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Have a commitment, interest and understanding in establishing and maintaining a helping relationship with students on a daily basis.
  • Have an understanding and basic knowledge of NAU Residence Life Hall policies and procedures.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who will be full-time students in fall 2014.
Community Interaction (40% of Duties)
  • Provide peer counseling assistance to STAR students on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist in the supervision of STAR students.
  • Assist in all orientation programs for STAR students, including STAR Check-in and Welcome activities.
  • Participate in weekend and evening activities during the STAR program, including the Thursday Night Series, Challenge Course, Community Service Day, Etiquette Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
Program Planning (30% of Duties)
  • Assist in the planning, coordination and supervision of social, cultural, academic and recreational activities.
Administrative Meetings and Paperwork (30% of Duties)
  • Adhere to all work schedules, including desk/on-call hours.
  • Maintain an on-call status according to scheduling during program.
  • Attend and assist in all meetings and activities with STAR students.
  • Complete all required administrative duties such as weekly activity logs and the program evaluation.
  • Attend and participate in all training programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Residence Hall Director and the STAR Residential Coordinator.
Employment Dates
  • Pre-program training week July 13 - July 18, 2014; STAR Program dates July 19 - August 24, 2012.
  • $1000 stipend and Room & Board.
  • Complete and pass a two credit hour student development course with a B or better in the spring semester which includes two 4-hour spring semester training sessions on a Saturday (TBD). Class start date – March 8, 2014.
  • Complete and pass a van driver training course.
Application Procedure
  • Completed Application and Resume. Submitted online at 

Application Deadline: 

January 17, 2014