Assistant Resident Advisor

Thank you for your interest in being an Assistant Resident Advisor (ARA) at Bradley University. Our Residential Living and Student Conduct Department is now accepting Assistant Resident Advisor applications for Spring 2022.

ARA applications are due by 4 pm on October 14, 2021.

We have a great tradition of excellence in our residence halls. Assistant Resident Advisors are an essential part of the on-campus experience and our Residential Living team. As an ARA, you will have the opportunity to build leadership skills, nurture a community of Braves, and develop skills that will be transferable long beyond your years on the Hilltop. We are looking for individuals who are committed to building community, developing inclusive environments, and serving as a resource for their fellow students. We are excited that you are interested in our selection process.

Our ARA candidate process consists of completing an ARA application, employer reference from and two interviews: Structured and Group.

Reference Form

Every ARA applicant must have a current or previous employer, college professor or high school teacher submit a completed reference form.

You will send the URL to the person completing the reference form for you. Please submit your reference form by October 14, 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions section for assistance in the application process. If you have further questions, please reach out to Kelly Welch at

Check List

  •   Read job description
  •   email reference form to your employer/teacher: they must complete and submit
  •   Attend one ARA Info Session
  •   Attend one Career Center resume/interviewing workshop (see "Workshop" section for dates)
  •   Read benefits and interviewing tips section
  •   Submit application and resume

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Important Dates

ARA Info Sessions

September 27 @ 7 p.m.
SC Exec Suite In Basement

Structured Interviews

September 30 @ 7 p.m
Lydia's Lounge

ARA Application and Reference Form Due

October 14th by 4 p.m.

Group Interview

November 5
(you will be emailed by October 24th to schedule)

Structured Interview

November 6
(you will be emailed by October 24th to schedule)