Resident Advisors are responsible for the Residence Life program in their Residence Hall or Suburb Area, under the immediate supervision of the Area Director.
The College considers Residence Life a vital facet of each student's education at Linfield and places a great deal of trust in the work of the RA. Therefore, a thorough selection and training process is in place and high standards for job performance are expected. The following are a list of standards that all Residence Life staff members are held responsible for:
Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA
Assist with housing registration in the spring
Return for Fall Training in August
Must be present for the opening and closing of College housing
Enroll in the 1 credit RA In-Service class
Work 1 hour a week in the Residence Life office
Coordinate monthly programs for your Residence Hall/Suburb Area
Complete a handful of duty weekends each semester
Maintain a safe environment for your residents
Help build a strong and supportive community
Adhere to all Linfield College policies as outlined by the policy guide
Complete the RA Training class [IDST 060] during Jan Term or Spring Semester (recommended)
Resident Advisors receive a double room as a single free of cost and a $1,000 stipend. Suburb RAs receive a full apartment credit. RAs receive valuable training in leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal communication skills and crisis management.
Apply to be an RA
Applications for the RA 2017-2018 position have closed. We look forward to your applications next year!