RA Applications

Resident Advisor Position

Our mission at SUNY Maritime is to provide a safe environment where our students can live and learn together to achieve academic success, develop lasting friendships, and build skills needed for their future goals.  Our goal is to create a home away from home, where students are free to learn and explore their talents. SUNY Maritime Resident Advisors (RA) play a pivotal role in creating a sense of community among residents that encourages development of respect, social responsibility, integrity, ethical leadership and independence.

 

Summary of Qualifications

The criteria listed below must be sustained throughout the period of employment.

  • Must be and maintain a full-time SUNY Maritime student status, and be enrolled in a degree granting program(s).

  • Must be a Regimental 1st or 2nd class student/graduate student OR a Civilian who has lived in housing for at least one semester.

  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 at the start of employment for each term.

  • Cadet-students must be in good regimental standing.

  • Civilians must demonstrate a good judicial record.

  • RA duties do require some physical work that would include climbing stairs, walking to and from buildings, and possibly moving and/or lifting heavy items maintained by the Office of Housing & Residential Life. If you have any individual needs or accommodations that would restrict you from performing any part of the RA duties, please request your needs in writing to the Director of Housing and Residential Life before signing this agreement. 

*Exceptions made to the eligibility requirements are rare –all pertaining departments will have input regarding exceptions*

*Pursuant to State University policy, SUNY Maritime College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, family status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

RA duties do require some physical work that would include climbing stairs, walking to and from buildings, and possibly moving and/or lifting heavy items maintained by the Office of Housing & Residential Life. If you have any individual needs or accommodations that would restrict you from performing any part of the RA duties, please request your needs in writing to the Director of Housing and Residential Life before signing this agreement. 

*Exceptions made to the eligibility requirements are rare –all pertaining departments will have input regarding exceptions.

 

Compensation

Compensation for all RAs will consist of a room wavier for the semester. *Room wavier subjected to change*

 

Application Packet

Submit the following documents to the Office of Housing and Residential Life by Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

  1. Personal Information Worksheet

  2. Resume

  3. Three contact references, personal or professional (name, address, phone number, email)

  4. Two Letters of Recommendation from campus administrators or current/former employers.

  5. Print off an unofficial transcript from Self Service.

  6. If Regimental: Include a copy of your demerit record

  7. If Civilian: Include a written account for infractions, citations, judicial action while attending Maritime.

  8. Student Employee Application Form

*If any of the above is not provided, the application will NOT be considered for the position*

*Please deliver/package application in the order given above*

 

Timeline for Spring 2017 Candidates

Students interested in applying for the Resident Advisor are strongly encouraged to view the job contract to be familiar with job responsibilities. Regimental RAs have a dual role with both the Office of Housing & Residence Life and the Regimental. Those additional responsibilities are listed in the Regimental RA Contract.

Resident Advisor Contract

Regimental Resident Advisor Contract

RA application opens: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

RA applications due: Monday, October 23, 2017

RA interview period: Tuesday, October 23 to Wednesday, November 1, 2017

RA selection notifications: Friday, November 17, 2017

RA training begins: Tuesday, January 2, 2018