Cumberland University

Resident Assistant Jobs

Resident Assistant Brief Job Description:

Each floor or wing is staffed with one Resident Assistant (RA). RAs are upper-class students who plan activities and programs for the floor, serve as a resource for the residents on the floor, and assist residents with getting involved in campus life. Each RA is trained in helping skills, crisis intervention, conflict mediation, and other areas to help residents cope with the any issues they might experience.

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Resident Assistant Compensation

  • Private room with a scholarship to cover half the cost of room and board
  • Development of marketable, resume-building skills
  • Valuable job skills
  • Rewarding experiences that will last a lifetime!

Resident Assistant Applications

Resident Assistant Application Timeline

  • Applications open: TBD
  • Applications closed: TBD
  • Interview Process starts: TBD
  • Interview Process close: TBD
  • Resident Assistant Selection Announcement: TBD

For further information, contact Director of Residence Life & Greek Affairs, at (615) 547-1285 or