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The Resident Assistant (RA) is a para-professional staff member for the Residence Life Department. She/he lives on an apartment area and assumes primary responsibility for responding to the personal needs of residents, for shaping an environment that supports academic and personal development, and for managing critical administrative tasks at the apartment level. It is expected that the RA will have an active and positive attitude toward Residence Life at UTEP and will strive to encourage and support the goals and objectives of the department. The RA position requires individual flexibility, adaptability, enthusiasm, and commitment as she/he is called upon to pond to changing needs and situations. While no position description completely describes the job, one thing is guaranteed, the job as an RA is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have in college.
To apply, please complete the following steps:
Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about the position, the selection process, and ask any questions you have about the position. We will host several information sessions prior to the application due date.
February 1st 11:30 am Union East 102B (Andesite)
Bring you lunch (we’ll provide dessert) and join us in the conversation “Be an RA they said, It’ll be fun they said”
February 7th 3:00 pm Miner Canyon – Boquillas Hall
Join us for a special tour of Miner Canyon and join us in the conversation “Be an RA they said, It will be fun they said”
February 8th 6:00 pm Miner Village – Summit Hall
Join us in the conversation “Be an RA they said, It’ll be fun they said” and watch a movie with the RAs afterwards.
The Resident Assistant position is one of the most well-rounded positions on campus. Learning Outcomes include: