Timelines

September onward

Housing Services advertises RA Recruitment

RA positions are hired by Housing Services administration with consultation from the Organization of Residence Student’s Executive Council. The hiring committee will be comprised of one member of Housing Services Management, Vice President (Elect) Coulee View, Vice President (Elect) Parkway, Vice President (Elect) University Hall and the President (Elect) of the Organization of Residence Students. For more information please email ra.selection@uleth.ca.

February 2016

Date TBA          

Housing Services conducts an information session - University Hall 5:00pm       

At the information night, the role of an RA will be explained and we will have current RAs provide testimonials about their experience. Candidates are encouraged to ask any questions about the position.

Information sessions are not mandatory, but are a great way to learn more about the position.

February 2016

Date TBA  

Housing Services conducts an information session - Kainai 5:00pm

At the information night, the role of an RA will be explained and we will have current RAs provide testimonials about their experience. Candidates are encouraged to ask any questions about the position.

Information sessions are not mandatory, but are a great way to learn more about the position.

February 2016

Date TBA 

Applications open for RA positions

March 2016

Date TBA 

Applications close for RA positions

4:00pm DEADLINE

March 2016

Date TBA 

Group Interviews

Qualified candidates will be invited by uleth.ca email to attend a group interview. This interview will be a chance for candidates to display skills and abilities and get acquainted with members of the hiring committee. The group interview includes but is not limited to: role playing, case studies, behavioral and situational interview questions. Candidates will have an opportunity to ask the hiring committee questions.

March 2016

Date TBA 

Individual Interviews

Outstanding candidates from the group interview will be selected to have an individual interview. This interview will be a more traditional interview process and will entail a series of questions assessing the candidates fit for the position. New RA interviews will be first and returning RA interviews will follow. 

Successful candidates will be offered a position. The offer and placement is not negotiable. You will be advised about the upcoming orientation and training.

March 2016

Date TBA 

RA Orientation

A weekend to meet as a team and get oriented and acquainted before exams. We will focus on getting familiar with teammates and gaining a strong foundational understanding of some of the major roles of the RA position. Formal contract is signed specifying duties for next 8 months.

August 2016

Date TBA 

RA Fall 2016 Training Session

The bulk of training occurs the last week of august before students move back to Residence.

RAs will become familiar with relevant on and off campus resources and practice skills required to be an effective community builder and problem solver in Residence.

January 2016

Date TBA 

Team Building Activities and Skills Refreshers

One Saturday in January will be set aside to engage in team building activities and skills refreshers. This day will involve RA participation in case studies and activities to sharpen skills and clarify roles and procedures. See Training for ongoing training information