Resident Assistants (RAs) are undergraduate or graduate student staff members who live in the residence halls. RAs receive free housing and a meal plan in exchange for their work in the halls. They help support the academic success, social development, and personal growth of students by creating programs and experiences within a diverse community of learners that involve students, faculty, and staff. The decision to become an RA is not one that should be made lightly. It is a demanding, challenging, and rewarding position. The Resident Assistant position is an opportunity for you to build your leadership skills, and be an ally and role model for students at New Jersey City University. Please consider your commitment carefully as you begin this process. In order to fulfill the expectations and responsibilities listed in this application, you must recognize that this position should be your primary out-of-class obligation.