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The RA role is one of the most challenging and rewarding student leadership positions available on campus.

Our RAs make a significant impact on the lives of the students living on campus.

RAs create a community on their floors, by offering a variety of programs to help students learn about themselves and others.

RAs encourage students to make good choices, experience diversity first hand and grow from challenges.

Many employers recognize the RA position on resumes and have a vast understanding of the demands placed on students in this position.

It is not uncommon for graduates to report that the training and experiences they received as RAs have been crucial to their career success.

Prior to applying, we encourage you to carefully review the Resident Advisor Job Description, Discussion Questions and the RA Quiz before applying for the resident advisor position. Please ensure you fully understand and are comfortable with the demands of the position prior to applying.

If you have any questions about the position or selection process, please do not hesitate to contact Kelly Weaber at 570-422-3105 or

Someone will notify you if more information is required.

The Resident Advisor applicationis available on the ESU Employment Site when applications are being accepted (typically in October and November). Please check the website frequently to apply when the application process is open.

The department also employs two Head Resident Advisors to work in the suite-style housing. A Head Resident Assistant must serve as a Resident Advisor for a minimum of three semesters, prior to applying.

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