Residence Life: Resident Assistant

RA 2021-22 Application (DUE 2/16/2021)

2021-2022 Draft RA Job Description

Financial Aid and being a Resident Assistant – General Handout

We recognize that much about next academic year is still to be determined due to the College’s ongoing response to the pandemic, however, we are proceeding with hiring for RA staff with the hopes of some in-person residential experience this fall.

About the RA Position

Our hope is that the Resident Assistant (RA) position is both a challenging and fulfilling experience. While the responsibility is great, so are the rewards. Being a student leader through Residence Life is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through mentoring and community building. Being an RA will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally and the experiences you gain in this role will serve you well for the rest of your life, no matter what career you may choose.

About Residence Life

The mission of Residence Life is to Cultivate a Caring Learning Community:

  • Cultivate: Residence Life supports students in their individual development and academic pursuits.
  • Caring: Residence Life prioritizes student safety and well-being.
  • Learning Community: Residence Life fosters an inclusive community where students can meaningfully engage with others while supporting the core academic mission of the college.

For more information on Residence Life, visit the Office of Student Affairs Residence Life page.

It’s the job of our highly trained RAs to help promote community building and shape the environment and attitudes that encourages personal and collective growth. We help create an atmosphere of community living and learning that will help students with their academic and personal development.

Resident Assistant 2021-22 Candidate Selection Timeline (2021-2022)

Event & Location Date & Time
Resident Assistant Application Available  Feb 1

Informational Sessions
Tuesday, February 9th at 10:00am PST

Wednesday, February 10th at 5:00pm PST

Friday, February 12th at 2:00pm PST

Reach out to housing@pitzer.edu with any additional questions.

 
Application Deadline Feb 16 by 11:59pm PST

Scheduling Individual Interviews

Individual Interviews: Be sure to bring your Personal Expression Piece with you!  This can be anything!  (A book, a piece of art, a dance, a song, a photo, etc.)  Something that tells us a little about who you are.

Feb 15

Feb 17-19

Group Interview Process (Not applicable)  
Acceptance Letters Sent via Email Feb 24
Acceptance of Employment Deadline Mar 8