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UK Campus Housing

Living on Campus

Available Employment Opportunities in Residence Life

Resident Advisor

Application Deadlines:
For Spring 2014 positions: November 1, 2013
For Fall 2014 positions: January 22, 2014 (application live on November 15, 2013)

How to Apply
To apply for an R.A. position, submit a UK Online Application (with cover letter & resume) at http://www.uky.edu/HR/UKjobs/. Search for the job title "Resident Advisor" and follow the instructions for applying. Be sure to attach a cover letter and resume to your online application.

For more information, go to www.uky.edu/Housing/index or contact Steve Stauffer, Associate Director at (859) 257-4783 or s.stauffer@uky.edu

Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check as required by UK Human Resources

Include but are not limited to:

  • Engage and be accessible to residents
  • Build community on floor
  • Hold monthly community meetings
  • Plan regular programs & activities
  • Attend and participating in weekly staff meetings
  • Be on duty in the hall and work at the front desk


  • Be a full-time UK or BCTC student enrolled in at least one course at UK
  • Be a sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Be in good disciplinary standing
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher by January 2012
  • Have lived in a residence hall for at least one semester


  • Experience - learning valuable leadership, communication & time management skills
  • Free Single Room
  • Partial Meal Plan
  • Plus-Account Allowance for Laundry
  • Opportunity for Paid Desk Hours
  • Priority Registration