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 at no cost
  • Development of marketable, resume-building skills
  • Valuable job skills
  • Rewarding experiences that will last a lifetime!

Resident Assistant Applications

Resident Assistant Application Timeline

  • Friday, January 16 – Resident Assistant Interest Meeting - 1 pm
  • Friday, January 23 - Resident Assistant Application Materials Due by 12 pm
  • Saturday, January 24 – New Resident Assistant Applicant Group Process - 9 am – 12pm
  • Sunday, January 25 – Resident Assistant Interviews Begin
  • Thursday, January 29 – Resident Assistant Interviews End
  • Monday, February 2 – 2015-2016 Resident Assistant Selection announced

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