Residential Community Programs

RA Selection & Application Process


Resident Assistants (RAs) significantly impact the success of students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus! They are often one of the first significant connections a new student will have to campus and are an integral part of the residential experience for those that live on campus.

Please use the following link for a full position description for the RA position for the 2023-2024 year. Job Description


Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year will open on January 9th, 2023. This application will close on January 25, 2023 at 11:59pm.

Please find the application on Handshake, job #7287194 or follow this link 

For your application, you will be required to submit a Resume and an additional document with responses to the following three questions:

1. Why do you want to be a Resident Assistant?

2. Describe your experience working with people who are different from yourself, perhaps as a student leader or with a peer group. How might this translate to the RA position?

3. List the name AND USF email of one (1) USF faculty or staff member who you would like to serve as a reference for you?


We will also be hosting a Resident Assistant Interest Mixer on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 4:00pm-6:00pm in the Osprey Suites Multipurpose Space on the first floor. This event will have many current RAs attending to answer questions and just talk about the position.

We will be hosting an information session on Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 4:00pm-6:00pm in the Osprey Suite Multipurpose Space on the first floor. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the position and ask questions.