Resident Assistant Application Process

If your dedication, leadership, and affinity for working with others is something you are proud of, we'd like for you to consider applying to be a Residence Life Staff Member for 2015-2016!

We are hiring for the full academic year (2015-2016) the following positions:

  • Resident Assistants (RA) - multiple openings
  • Community Advisors (CA) - 4 openings
  • Head Residents (HR) - 3 openings
  • 1 semester in Tiffin University Residence Life (CAs - Residence Life experience preferred, HRs- Residence Life experience required)
  • 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA
  • Minimal Conduct History
  • Be available for night and weekend duty (unless applying for CA position)
  • Ability to stay late for breaks and return early as needed
  • Satisfactory return of background check
  • Good attitude, flexibility, and willingness to learn
How to Apply:
All applications and materials must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday, January 30th.
  1. Click on the attachment: "Electronic ResLife app 2015-2016.pdf"
  2. Download the application and then open it
  3. Save the application to your desktop **THIS IS IMPORTANT.  If you do not save the application to your desktop, the changes you make to the form will not save.
  4. Open the application from the desktop
  5. Complete the application
  6. Re-save the document
  7. Attach the application to an email addressed to MEERA LAYTON (  **Be sure to attach a copy of your cover letter and résumé and make the reference link available to each of your references.
If you prefer to not apply via email, hard-copy applications are also available in Student Affairs, in the Gillmor Student Center.  Hard-copy applications must be submitted by the same day and time, to the Student Affairs Office.
  • Week of January 19th - Information Tables in Gillmor 
    • participation not required, but HIGHLY encouraged - get your questions answered by current staff members.
    • specific dates and times to be announced
  • **Applications and Materials DUE - No later than January 30th, 5:00pm
  • February 6th or 7th - Group Process
    • participation REQUIRED at one of the two sessions, 2 hours
    • specific times to be announced
  • February 7th - Interviews
    • Question/Answer sessions with Professional and Para-Professional Staff
    • specific times to be announced
  • February 16th - Position Offers
Please note:
Dates and times provided are subject to change.
On Behalf of the Residence Life Staff, we very much look forward to reviewing your application!
Best Wishes,
Residence Life