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Resident Advisor and Orientation Staff Positions

Applications for Resident Advisor Positions Spring 2018

Instructions for Applying:
To apply for a resident advisor position, you must fill out an application on the hiring website. Applications will be available through Friday, November 10.

Please note that your application will not be considered until you've clicked "Submit Your Application for Consideration" at the end of the application.

Apply to be a resident advisor: application due Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.


Complete Application Checklist

  • Completed application including personal information, work history, and responses to essay questions.
  • One reference from a peer and two professional references.
  • One advisor reference.


Resident Advisor Information Sessions

Tuesday, October 31 11:00AM in the Dakin Living Room
Thursday, November 2 Noon in the Dakin Living Room
Friday, November 3 1:00PM in the Merrill Living Room

Selection Timeline

Monday, November 13 10:00AM - 4:00PM Individual Interviews in the Merrill Living Room
Tuesday, November 14 Notification of Group Interview
Friday, November 17 Group Interview, FPH Faculty/Staff Lounge
Tuesday, November 28 at 3:00PM Decision letters sent to all candidates via email
Tuesday,December 5 All offers must be accepted or declined online by 5:00PM

Interview Scheduling

Resident Advisor interview process:
All Resident advisor applicants who have been selected for an interview will receive an email with instructions on how to self-schedule an individual interview.

Resident Advisor Dates Required

In order to apply to be a resident advisor, you must be available to return to campus on Thursday, January 18 for training.* Training is currently scheduled to begin on Friday, January 19. 

*Dates and times of arrival will be outlined in offer letter.

Communication Throughout the Process

Staff will be in communication with you primarily through your Hampshire College specified email address. It is imperative that you check your email frequently and respond quickly.


For resident advisor applicants:
Contact Jared Snead, g/e area coordinator and coordinator of identity based housing, at 413.559.5314.

For orientation staff applicants:
Contact Pam Tinto, associate dean of students, at 413.559.5412.

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