Employment Opportunities


The 2015-2016 Selection and Recruitment Period is now open!

Being a Resident Advisor (RA) can be one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences of your college career. The relationships you develop and the leadership training and experience you gain will serve you long beyond the time that you are a staff member with UNCP Housing and Residence Life. However, the RA position is also very challenging and can be hard to balance. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with the responsibilities and expectations of being an RA before applying. You can do this by reading the job description, attending information sessions and talking to your RA or other University Housing staff members. These contacts will help you decide if the position is right for you and can help you with being prepared for the interview process.

We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing, and passionate individuals who are willing to work with the always growing diversity of students who live within our residential communities. In addition, we are seeking individuals with an active interest in helping enhance the quality of life for students through, community building, programming , mentoring, support and overall being a great role models.


STEP 1:  VISIT www.uncp.edu/career and CLICK on Brave Opportunities.

STEP 2:  Using your Bravemail credentials, set up account/profile and/or then LOG IN. 

STEP 3:  Search Resident Advisor for Housing and Residence Life position and FILL in information on the form.

Step 4:  CLICK on the link below labeled ONLINE APPLICATION ADDRESS, this will take you to the Housing and Residence Life website.


Step 5Review Job Description (PDF – requires Adobe Reader)

Step 6:  Submit an application (Apply Online) **webform

Attend 1 of 4 (REQUIRED) information sessions:

Dates & Places                          Time

  • February. 10, Pine Hall               7:30pm
  • February. 11, Pine Hall               7:30pm
  • February. 12, Cypress Hall        7:30pm

Step 7:  Complete the (REQUIRED) RA Shadowing component beginning:

PRINT a copy of the RA Shadow Form to be used when you begin “shadowing” a current RA.

Attend (REQUIRED) RA Carousel Weekends (View RA Carousel Description and Schedule)

  • Saturday, February 21        8:30am-5:00pm

Interviews for selected applicants will be held following the RA Carousel Day

Notifications will be made soon.


Steps to Apply to be a Desk Clerk

  1. Read: Job Description
  2. Apply: Online Desk Clerk Application
  3. View Job Description and Online Application

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