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RA application window opens

By Ed Morley
On January 10, 2012

The Office of Residence Life

is now accepting applications for

the 66 available Resident Assistant

(RA) positions for next semester.

The role of an RA is integral

in the daily happenings in

the Residence Halls at Xavier

University and, as high volumes

of applications in past years

have shown, it is a very coveted


The compensation for the RA

position includes a single room, a

board plan and a $900 leadership

grant for the year.

Associate Director of

Residence Life Angie Kneflin sees

the RA position as an ideal opportunity

for students.

"If you are interested in helping

others, making an impact on

your fellow students and being

part of a team, this is a perfect

opening for you," Kneflin said.

There is an Information

Session for those interested in

applying for the RA position at 9

p.m. today in the first floor lounge

in Kuhlman Hall. The next stage in the process

is applying for the position.

All applications are due on Jan.

20 by 5 p.m. and should include

three letters of recommendation

(preferably from somebody from

Residence Life; a present RA, Hall

Director etc.).

After reviewing the applications,

Residence Life will select

several candidates who will move

forward to the individual interviews,

scheduled to take place between

Jan. 23 and Feb. 6.

The final hurdle of the interviews

will take place in Cintas

Center on Feb. 12 and from there,

Residence Life will choose the

66 RA's for the academic year of


All students should seriously

consider the position of an RA,

according to Angie Kneflin.

"The experiences of leadership,

conflict mediation, diversity

and inclusion, conduct enforcement

and documentation and

communication provide RA's with

the skills to succeed in life after

Xavier," Kneflin said.

Applications for the RA positions,

as well as a video of the testimonies from

current RA's are available at www. The applications

should be submitted to the office of

Residence Life (located in the Musketeer

Mezzanine in Fenwick Place) before 5

p.m. on Jan. 20.

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