Residential Life employs students in various leadership positions, including:

  • Resident Assistants (RAs)
  • Student Assistants (SAs)
  • Federal work-study employee positions (Desk and Mail Room Assistants)

Resident Assistant Recruitment & Selection

Resident Assistants (RAs) represent Residential Life as key team members in its day-to-day operations. As an RA, you’ll live in one of our residence halls and assist students with transitioning to campus life. RAs have diverse responsibilities and must be able to balance several multidimensional roles, including active planner, helper, advisor, resource person, administrator, and role model.

Minimum Requirements to Apply for an RA position:

  1. Current JWU Charlotte student; enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and in good standing with Student Financial Services 
  2. Maintain and have a minimum 2.75 GPA (cumulative)
  3. No significant Code of Conduct violations
  4. Have experience living in on-campus housing

Resident Assistant Application

RA Applications for 2024-2025 will open in January 2024.

Informational Meeting Dates

TBA- Fall 2023

Interview Dates

TBA- February 2024

RA Selection

TBA - March 2024

Federal Work-Study - Desk and Mail Room Assistants

For details about the federal work-study program, please contact Student Employment at