Become a Student Staff Member

Resident/Community Assistant and Academic Mentor Recruitment 2017-2018


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

Important Dates & Times
11/15/2017 Online application available on the website
1/29/2018 Online Applications and all other materials due - submitted online
2/10/2018 Carousel Group Process and Individual Interviews. Applicants will participate in a half day group process (8-noon or 1-5pm) and then a 30 minute interview (45 minutes for Academic Mentor candidates)
3/16/18 Applicants receive decision letters via email


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

Dionne Davis

Assistant Director for Recruitment, Selection and Training

Residential Life, Housing and Food Services


Phone: 775-784-1113