2011-2012 Resident Assistant Recruitment and Selection Process
Take the Leap - Overview of the Process Overview of Process –Application –Interview Times –Time Line and Due Dates –Lease signings Overview of Positions –General Information about RA Role –Requirements –Understanding the Post –Compensation Overview of the Sites Hiring Philosophy
Residence Life Mission Accommodation Services is committed to assisting students in the transition from home to University life. We offer support for both new students and those returning to our accommodation for second and subsequent years. The Residence Life Department has a key role to play in providing this support.
Overview of the Process Completion of an Application –Available at firstname.lastname@example.org@ed.ac.uk UG and PG Applications are available from 10 January –You will receive a confirmation e-mail when your application is completed –Reference Forms Need to have two (2) completed Who should I ask? –One (1) reference can be from anyone of the applicant’s choosing as long as the reference is not a family member, friend or relative. »Examples include: former supervisor, employer, Accommodation Manager, Warden, etc. –One (1) reference form needs to be from a current Academic Staff Member/DOS –Applications for UG are due no later than 5:00 p.m. (GMT) on Friday, 18 February –Applications for PG are due no later than 5:00pm (GMT) on Friday, 29 April
Discover Yourself – The Interview Interviews –All applicants will receive an email updating them of their status in the process by Friday, 25 February –Interview details The individual interview will last approximately thirty (30) minutes and will take place at St. Leonard’s Hall in Pollock Halls –All applicants will need to make sure they accurately complete the interview availability portion of the application as rescheduling interview times is extremely difficult.