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.

For a more full detailed description, please contact reslife@cumberland.edu

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 Applicants for 2014-2015

Resident Assistant Application Timeline

  • Friday, January 17 - RA Interest Meeting – 131  Labry Hall – 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 24 - RA Application Materials Due - 131 Labry Hall – 12 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 26 – New RA Applicant Group Process - 131 Labry Hall - 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 27 – Resident Assistant Interviews Begin - TBD
  • Thursday, January 30 – Resident Assistant Interviews End
  • Monday, February 3 – 201 4-2015 Resident Assistant Selection announced


For further information, contact Eddie Lovin, Director of Residence Life & Greek Affairs, at (615) 547-1231 or elovin@cumberland.edu.