RAs engage, support, and develop residential students through community building, program facilitation, crisis response, policy enforcement, conflict mediation, and resource referral. The RA position includes the following responsibilities:
SAFETY & SECURITY
RAs must exhibit strong time management, critical thinking, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills. RAs serve as positive role models, acting always as representatives of Housing and Residence Life and Grand Valley State University, and must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality. To be considered for the RA position, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
RAs receive a scholarship for room and board as compensation for the RA position. The position also includes extensive training and professional development opportunities including StrengthsQuest, QPR suicide prevention training, and TIPS alcohol intervention certification.
*You are encouraged to consult with Financial Aid about how the RA position may affect your financial aid status.