RA Information Session
Presented by:
Rob Gutierrez
REC Longwood Village
What is a Resident
A Resident Assistant (RA) is a student staff member
that resides in a Longwood-managed living
community to ensure the safety and well being of their
RAs host programs for their residents, community,
and the campus.
RAs provide assistance with emergencies, conflicts,
facilities issues, and general student needs.
Why would you want to be
an Resident Assistant?
Hold a leadership position on campus
Development of a variety of transferable skills that are
appealing to graduate schools and employers.
A fun and exciting work environment with daily
supervision from a professional staff member.
The opportunity to be a part of one of the longest
running traditions at Longwood!
Whats in it for me?
Room Stipend
RA Room is paid for
Block 160 + $300 for Main Campus RAs
Block 80 + $300 for Apartments RAs
How will I be ready?
Spring Training and Leadership Workshop (STLW)
April 12, 2015
Fall Training and Leadership Workshop (FTLW)
August 11, 2015
Winter Training and Leadership Workshop (WTLW)
January 13, 2016
Intro To Residence Life (IRL) Class
Fall Semester 2015
Cumulative at least 2.5 or higher
No active judicial record
Includes probationary period
Must be able to commit to a full year in the position
This disqualifies students who will be student
teaching, studying abroad, or playing a varsity sport.
The Process
Select Employment Opportunities (on the left)
New RA Application
Fill out and Submit online
Due by December 1st at noon
Must have your references complete a reference check
Group Interview process
Individual interview process
Desk Aide (DA)
Staff the front desks in residence halls and apartment
Responsible for the security and safety of the
residents of all Longwood-managed communities
Uphold all residence hall policies and the Longwood
Code of Conduct
Who can be a desk aide?
Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher
On campus DA
Federal Work Study
Apartment DA
College Work Study
Applications will be out in the in the Spring semester
Any questions?