RA Hiring

RA / AAC student staff positions at George Fox University

Thank you for taking an interest in joining the 2021-2022 Residence Life Staff! 

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About:

We believe that the Resident Assistant position is an incredible leadership opportunity. RAs have a unique role in our community to build relationships, shape our campus culture, and to create positive change. We have a deep appreciation and respect for our RAs, and we are grateful to work with individuals who commit themselves to the work of building a Christ-centered community here at George Fox.

Diversity in Residence Life:

Residence Life at George Fox is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity.
As a department, we value diversity in our staff and student leaders regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented communities and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

What we are looking for in an RA:

  • Teachability: willingness to learn, demonstrated humility
  • Integrity: responsible, honest, forthright
  • Others-Oriented: relational, empathetic, community-developer
  • Faith Engagement: actively engaged in their faith journey

Job Descriptions

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Our Process  

To submit a complete application, all of the following components are required:

  • Resume (If you need help creating your resume, connect with the Idea Center)
  • Application (Submitted through Applicant Pool)
  • 3 References (Please note: You are responsible for ensuring your references are submitted on time. If you need to check the status of your references, please e-mail reslife@georgefox.edu.)  

Reference Requirements

  • 1 George Fox Faculty/Staff (Not your current AC)
  • 1 George Fox Peer (preferably your roommate if applicable)
  • 1 George Fox Student Leader (preferably your RA/AAC if applicable)

Our Timeline

After submitting a completed application, the Office of Residence Life will contact you to schedule an individual interview.

AAC Process RA Process
  • AAC Application Due: January 15th @ 12 p.m.
  • AAC Interviews: January 20th-22nd
  • AAC Candidates Notified: January 29th
  • RA Application Due: January 22nd @ 5 p.m.
  • RA Interviews: February 8th-11th
  • RA Candidates Notified: February 19th

If you have more questions, please contact your Area Coordinator or the Residence Life Office at reslife@georgefox.edu.


Resumes

Seeking out another set of eyes to review your resume can be helpful! We recommend the Idea Center as a resource to help you. 


Written Application

  • Be you—Lean into your uniqueness and the way you like to write. Read your answers out loud! Does it sound like you? If so, you’re doing great!
  • Try to include specific stories and examples to support your answers. Keep in mind, we value stories that are more recent because they help us get a better picture of who you are today.
  • We appreciate typo-free answers. Please make sure to review your answers before you submit.

Individual Interviews

Following application submissions, all candidates will be invited to participate in an online individual interview. Our hope is to mirror a professional interview process that gives candidates another opportunity to share their story and demonstrate their passion to serve. Individual interviews run for about 30 minutes.

** Please also note that due to COVID-related restrictions, all individual interviews will be taking place online.


If you have more questions, please contact the Residence Life Office at reslife@georgefox.edu.