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Become a Student Staff Member

Resident/Community Assistant and Academic Mentor Recruitment 2016-2017

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Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant (RA), Community Assistant (CA), and Academic Mentor positions at Nevada! A Residential Life Student Staff position is a unique opportunity to develop strong leadership skills while assisting fellow students with transition, building community, academics, diversity and involvement.

Here you should be able to find all the information you will need to know about our positions and the recruitment process. It is our hope that you will apply to be a Student Staff Member and find the following weeks to be a rewarding and enriching experience.

Minimum Qualifications to Apply

  • Applicants must be a full-time student in good university standing
  • Applicants must be in good disciplinary standing with the university
  • Applicants must meet eligibility for living in the residence halls
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 (3.0 for Academic Mentors) at time of application,
  • Applicants must be able to have a minimum of 2 semesters of college coursework completed by the time of employment

Important Dates & Times

11/15/15 Online application available on this website
1/25/16 5pm Online applications
1/25/16 5pm Online reference forms and reference letters
2/13/16 Carousel Group Process - RA/CA/Academic Mentor candidates will participate in a half-day group process
2/14/16 RA/CA Individual Interviews
2/16/16-2/29/16 Academic mentor individual interviews with Residential Life staff and Tutoring Center staff
3/18/16 Decisions letters available at the RLHFS office - Juniper Hall, 8am-5pm


Should you have any questions regarding the selection process or your status, please feel free to contact us:

Kristi Burch
Area Director
Residential Life, Housing and Food Services
Phone: (775) 784-1113


Stephanie Jones
Resident Director 
Residential Life, Housing and Food Services
Phone: (775) 784-1113

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