RA Selection 2022-2023 Academic Year

Applications Closed

Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant (RA) position for the 2021 - 2022 Academic Year.  The Department of Residence Life is looking to fill multiple positions within our Residence Halls.  In order to be considered for the position, you must complete the RA Application in its entirety and submit it by February 20, 2021.  All applicants will be required to submit a resume with their application. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.  Each application received will be reviewed and evaluated by members of the Residence Life Staff.

Inclusive | Proud | Thoughtful | Creative | Connector

If you embody these values, the RA position might be for you!  RAs possess strong leadership skills, foster the development of positive relationships, promote well-being to students, and demonstrate a commitment to multicultural education in not only their residential community, but across the SUNY Geneseo campus.  RAs are also nice and hardworking people who exhibit practical wisdom, demonstrate passion for their work, and display compassion for students.

Educational Priority & Mission

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Residence Life, in partnership with our residents, promotes an inclusive living and learning environment that fosters well being and encourages engagement for all students who live on campus.

Residence Life administers selected co-curricular educational and assessment initiatives within the residential experience. Opportunities for student engagement and learning within the department include the living-learning communities and residential college houses, as well as student leadership and applied learning opportunities. Our trained Residence Life team members pursue ways to collaborate with Geneseo faculty and staff to support our residents as they pursue their individual educational and personal goals.  By providing challenges to better themselves, demonstrating an ethic of individual care, and building a strong, vibrant campus community, we hope to make a long-lasting positive impact on the lives of our students.  

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  

All Residence Life staff will participate in critical dialogue around DEI, anti-racism, and cultural humility. All training, educational initiatives, and occupancy management will incorporate these commitments and staff will espouse these values in their roles through programmatic and engagement efforts.  

How to become an RA:
Visit the RA Application page and choose the application that applies to you! 
Frequently Asked Questions


Contact the Residence Life Selection Committee with any questions or concerns.