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Resident Assistant and Peer Mentor Selection Process

Applications for the 2022-2023 Resident Assistant (RA)/Peer Mentor (PM) positions have closed.  


When applications are available, for full consideration, applicants MUST do the following:

Review the sections below to learn about each phase of our RA/PM Selction Process.

Online RA/PM Application (*REQUIRED)

To complete the application:

  1. Watch the required informational video (link above)
  2. Using your accessnet username and password, sign into MyHousing (my.housing.temple.edu)*
  3. Click "Employment Application" in the top menu.
  4. Select the position you are applying for *New Applicants not serving in the RA Role at Temple University select New Resident Assistant Position*
  5. Complete the Application questions and upload your current resume. The purpose of the resume is generate interest in your candidacy and should reflect your skills and convey why you are best suited for the position.
  6. Answer four short short essay questions.

*Newly admitted undergraduate students can activate their Accessnet username by going to http://accounts.temple.edu.  You must have your Accessnet username and your pin (sent via mail) available before accessing MyHousing.

Address the following qualifications in your application and resume:

  • Experience working to support and develop others through individual and/or group interactions.
  • Experience with programming, community building, and participation in community service work or leadership roles throughout your academic career.
  • Ability to manage crisis, including problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Work or Involvement with diverse populations.
  • Ability to organize administrative tasks, to work efficiently, independently, and in team settings.
  • Solid interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Information Sessions (*REQUIRED)

**All applicants must view a REQUIRED Informational Video in order to be considered for the position.**

The video is an opportunity to learn more about the position and the selection process. 

Peer Mentor Recruitment Info Session Video

Resident Assistant Recruitment Info Session Video

Virtual Q&A Panel with Current Staff (RECOMMENDED)

Additionally, applicants are welcome to attend an optional Virtual Q&A at the following times: 

  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm - 1:45pm (Zoom Link)
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm (Zoom Link)
  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm (Zoom Link)
  • Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm (Zoom Link)