Reslife Employment

Residence Life is now hiring! 

Resident Assistant (RA) Selection Timeline 
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All students interested in applying must attend an Information Session before submitting their application. If there are weather-related school closings during a scheduled information session, it will not be rescheduled so please plan accordingly. All information sessions (below) are held in the Cypress Hall Kitchen Lounge:

RA Selection Timeline:

  • Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 10:00am-4:00pm
    Information Table in the Campus Center - Come ask questions!
     
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - Monday, January 23, 2017
    Attend an RA Information Session & Bring Your Professional Resume
     
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 10:00am-4:00pm
    Information Table in the Campus Center - Come ask questions!
     
  • Friday, January 27, 2017 by 12:00 Noon
    Online Application AND Completed Essay Questions
    DUE by Noon [NO late submissions will be accepted, NO exceptions]
     
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 @ 9:30pm
    Nuts & Bolts of Interviewing AND Interview Sign-Ups - By Invitation Only
     
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 @ 3:00pm
    MAKEUP Nuts & Bolts of Interviewing AND Interview Sign-Ups - By Invitation Only
     
  • Wednesday & Thursday, February 22 & 23, 2017 
    RA Candidate Interviews - By Invitation Only

RA Information Sessions:

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 12:00pm, 2:30pm, or 4:00pm
    RA Information Session - Cypress Hall Kitchen Lounge
     
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 3:00pm or 9:30pm
    RA Information Session - Cypress Hall Kitchen Lounge
     
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 6:00pm
    RA Information Session—Cypress Hall Kitchen Lounge
     
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 9:30pm
    RA Information Session - Cypress Hall Kitchen Lounge
     
  • Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 10:00am
    RA Information Session  - Cypress Kitchen Lounge
     
  • Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 3:00pm or 4:30pm
    RA Information Session  - Cypress Kitchen Lounge

Things to Remember:

  • ALL Candidates must submit their professional resume in person at  an RA Information Session.
  • RA Application will be directly emailed to you after attending an RA Information Session. 
  • Please be on time; late attendees will not be admitted into the Info Sessions. 
  • If there are weather-related school closings during a scheduled Info Session, it can not be rescheduled, so please attend an Info Session as early as possible.
  • Be sure to follow all instructions in the process.  Incomplete or late application materials will not be accepted and no exceptions can be made.
  • Essay Question Responses are limited to 500 words per question.
  • Please visit the Residence Life employment website for more information:  http://www5.njit.edu/reslife/employment.php

RA Applicant Checklist:

  • Fall 2016 and Cumulative GPA of at least 2.4 (for undergraduates) or 3.0 (for graduate students).
  • Good disciplinary standing with the University and Residence Life.
  • Attend one mandatory RA Information Session scheduled during December or January
  • Submit your professional resume on the day you attend an RA Information Session.
  • Identify and ask two people to serve as professional references on your behalf to include within your application.
  • Complete the online RA Application and Essay Questions by Noon on Friday, January 27, 2017.


Notification of hire will be announced prior to Spring Recess.  All continuing students are encouraged to participate in the housing selection process!

Questions?  Please contact Christina Pascucci, Area Coordinator, via email at christina.a.pascucci@njit.edu or call (973) 596-6082.