The 2021-2022 New Resident Assistant application will be available beginning on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 as a Google form. Applicants must attend an RA Information Session for an opportunity to apply. The application will close at 11:59PM on Thursday, January 21, 2021. The Residence Life staff will review applications as they are received and, based on the quality of an application, invite candidates to participate in a first round interview.
Interviews will be offered on a rolling basis, as applications are received and reviewed. Interviews will take place tentatively between January 25th – February 5th, with a select amount of interview times available. Therefore, candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, before interview slots are filled.
The application will consist of short answer questions. Candidates will be asked to provide the information on an individual who will provide a letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be addressed to Halie Reed, Director of Residence Life (HalieReed@bac.edu). All letters of recommendation must be submitted to the Office of Residence Life by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 5, 2021. Letters of recommendation may not be written by students, family members, or current members of the Residence Life staff.
For the application, candidates are encouraged to reflect on the following:
- Their understanding of the Resident Assistant position and role.
- How they will advance the mission of Belmont Abbey College as a Resident Assistant.
- How they will provide individual care to each resident as a Resident Assistant.
We encourage you to compose your responses to the application questions in a Word document, then copy and paste them into the online application. Responses should be no longer than 250 words.