Become an RA at CUAA!

Are you ready to demonstrate your leadership skills, grow your facilitation skills, and demonstrate your faith and study? Then you may consider being an RA!

Resident Assistants (RAs) help create a campus community through service that contributes to the growth and development of their fellow students, primarily in the residence halls. The role provides a valuable servant leadership experience and is a great way to demonstrate CUAA values and help fellow students. RAs are an integral part of Residence Life at CUAA.

In addition to our traditional Resident Assistants, Residence Life will also be hiring Campus Ministry RAs and AbleLight RAs. Job descriptions for all three of these positions can be found on the bulletin board outside of the Residence Life office. If you have questions, please contact:

Margaret Jones
Director of Residence Life
Margaret.Jones@cuaa.edu
734.995.7342

RA roles and responsibilities

Resident Assistants are assigned to an area of approximately 30 individuals. Their primary responsibility is to act as a representative of Residence Life for their residence hall community. Resident Assistants represent Residence Life as a role model in all facets of University life.

The six basic roles are:
  1. Community Facilitator
  2. Team Member
  3. Administrator
  4. Programmer
  5. Policy Advocate
  6. Referral Agent

Requirements and expectations

All Resident Assistants must be enrolled as full-time students at Concordia University Ann Arbor and maintain a cumulative 2.25 grade point average. You must be in good standing with the university and Residence Life. All Resident Assistants are also required to attend all staff training and meetings as necessary. Additional expectations and duties as set forth by the Director of Residence Life, Resident Director, and the RA Manual.

Compensation

As a traditional Resident Assistant at CUAA, you’ll earn a salary equivalent to the cost of room charge and will be divided per pay period. Compensation for AbleLight RAs is set forth by the organization. Campus Ministry RAs will be compensated in the form of a stipend paid out at the beginning and middle of each semester.

Become a Resident Assistant

Information on how to apply to become an RA is posted on the bulletin board outside of the Residence Life office. For full consideration, all candidates must complete an online application.

Attach a resume and cover letter, and provide 2 letters of recommendation from CUAA faculty and staff members. Recommenders should submit their letters to reslife@cuaa.edu. All required materials must be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday, February 18, 2022.