Resident Assistant Selection Process

The resident assistant position offers a unique opportunity to serve as a leader at Becker College. Having RAs from a wide array of majors, class levels, personalities, and skill sets in the position can contribute to an overall positive and successful experience. If you feel you have something to contribute to the residence hall environment, we urge you to apply.

The resident assistant (RA) is selected to be an integral member of the residence life staff. They report to and are directly accountable to an Area Coordinator (AC). The RA lives and works with residents in areas of peer advising, community development, discipline, administration, and general operation of the residential community.

Minimum Qualifications to Apply

  • Applicant must be a full-time student, carrying a minimum of 12 credits
  • Applicant must be in good standing with the College (academically and behaviorally)
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to apply and to be hired

The selection process is an opportunity for the residence life staff to see each candidate in various roles. It includes an application with essay questions as well as an individual interview conducted by current staff members. If you have what it takes to be a leader on campus, then apply today!

Selection Timeline

November 9: RA Application is live to all students at Becker College

November 27: RA Information Session will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Weller 210 (Worcester)

November 29: RA Information Session will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the Minuteman Room (Leicester)

December 4: RA Information Session will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Weller 210 (Worcester)

December 6: RA Information Session will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the Minuteman Room (Leicester)

January 14: RA Application closes by 5:00p.m.

February 9-17: RA Group Processing will take place (location and time still to be determined)

March 2:  RA candidates will be sent their decision letter via their Becker e-mail account.

March 9:  Deadline for RA candidates to accept/decline position offered

Should you have any questions about the application or recruitment process, please contact Kris Tangen, Area Coordinator at Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant position and we look forward to receiving your application for candidacy.

Apply Today!


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