Resident Assistants

Be What's Next!

The Resident Assistant is a student staff member of Housing and Residential Life who assumes major responsibilities in a residence hall for developing an environment conducive to comfortable living, academic excellence, and personal growth.

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Download the RA Position Description:

What You Need to Know Before You Apply

You must meet all of the following qualifications in order to become an RA:

  • 2.5 or higher overall Texas State GPA.
  • 2.5 or higher overall semester GPA.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at Texas State (at least 12 credit hours).
  • 15 completed college credits by time of appointment.
  • 1 semester of campus living experience by time of appointment.
  • During first semester of employment, successfully complete the required 8-week seminar (non-credit bearing).
  • Have no current or pending disciplinary sanctions.

Application Timeline

Applications Open:
October 30th, 2023
Applications Close:
December 15th, 2023.

Information Session

Interested in learning more about the role before applying?
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Job Description

Review the RA Job description above to see if this position is the right fit for you!

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Applications are currently closed for Fall 2024 / Spring 2025.

Application Timeline

Monday, October 30th - 12 PMApplications Open
Friday, December 15th - 12 AMApplications Close
January 16thCandidates will be Notified of Next Steps
February 3rd & 4thInterviews
February 23rdJob Offers Made
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Information Sessions

Wanting to know more about the responsibilities of being a resident assistant? Drop by one of our information sessions to learn more!

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Check back in Fall for additional dates and times for information sessions!