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RA Application Information

Dear RA Candidate,

Thank you for your interest in the Resident Advisor (RA) position. You have made an excellent choice you won't regret. The RA position is very important to the total operation of the residence halls at The University of Memphis; therefore, we want to select the most capable and dedicated staff possible. We are committed to hiring a staff who reflects the diversity of the student population.

Please take the time to read this information thoroughly to become aware of the job description and timeline. I believe you will find the position to be both challenging and exciting, and one that offers many opportunities for a fulfilling college experience. In addition, we encourage you to talk to your RA and Assistant Area Coordinator to learn as much as you can about the position.


Amanda Virag
Area Coordinator, Rawls & Smith, LLC, South and GSFH

RA Qualifications

  1. Have a minimum 2.25 grade point average (undergraduate); 3.25 for graduate students
  2. Be in good standing with the department and the university
  3. Be enrolled as a full-time student

Completed Application Includes...

  1. Your RA application including short answers
  2. A completed additional employment form/release for student employment
  3. Three (3) reference forms (if you live on campus one form must be completed by your RA), family members and friends may not complete a reference
  4. A satisfactory background check (Click here for forms)

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