Resident Assistant (RA) & Community Manager (CM)

Candidate Timeline

Residential Education seeks Resident Assistants (RAs) and Community Managers (CMs) with strong critical-thinking and reflection skills who effectively promote personal growth via intentional conversations and educational initiatives. Furthermore, Residential Education seeks individuals committed to building thriving communities rooted in student success, student learning, and inclusion.

Below is the selection timeline for new RAs and CMs applying to serve in these employment positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. Before writing to raselect@usf.edu with questions, please review all information provided on this website.

Informational Sessions
While attendance at an informational session is not required, it is strongly encouraged. If you attend one of the informational sessions, you will earn additional points in the selection process. Below are the dates, times, and locations of these informational sessions:

Monday, September 17
2019-20 New Student Staff Application available via Housing Portal within Resident Assistant and Community Manager Applications and Forms

Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m.
Optional Facebook Live Question & Answer Session (With Student Staff Selection Committee & Current RAs/CMs)

Monday, November 26 at 11:59 p.m.
2019-20 New Student Staff Application closes

Friday, November 30 at 11:59 p.m.
2019-20 Student Staff Living-Learning Community (LLC) Preference Update Form closes

Early January 2019
Update new RA and CM candidates of their status in the selection process
Invite new RA and CM finalists to register to participate in one Workshop Weekend Session

Monday, January 14 at 11:59 p.m.
Deadline for new RA and CM finalists to register for one Workshop Weekend Session

Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m.
Optional Facebook Live Question & Answer Session (With Student Staff Selection Committee & Current RAs/CMs)

January 26 & January 27
Workshop Weekend for RA and CM finalists. RAs and CMs will register by January 14 to attend one of the following sessions:

February 14
RA and CM finalists notified of their status in the selection process

Sunday, March 31 from 3 to 5:30 p.m.
2019-20 Residential Education Student Staff Kickoff (For all new and returning RAs and CMs)