Residence Life offers many opportunities for leadership and employment. All of our positions allow students to develop leadership and interpersonal skills.
Community Assistants are past participants of the Mary B. Gunter Emerging Leaders LLC. The MBG Leadership LLC is a community designed to bring together students from a variety of academic disciplines to learn about leadership and how to practically apply it in the real world. Participants who complete both fall and spring LEAD courses will be offered an exclusive opportunity to apply for the Community Assistant live-in staff role their sophomore year. Community Assistants are required to enroll in next level LEAD courses for both the (fall and spring), facilitate programs, serve community desk, and provide individualized peer mentorship to first year students living in the residence halls.
The Department Of Residence Life typically hires between 2 and 6 workers per hall to assist with the management and safety of each hall. Typically these workers staff our front desk between 8:00 P.M. and 11:00 P.M., seven days a week. The pay for these positions is $8.50 per hour. See your hall Staff for information.
Interested in becoming a student leader? Enjoy planning programs and meeting new people? Want to make a difference in your hall? Then you should become an RA! If you're interested, we encourage you to talk to your RA or RD about the position. Get connected with TECH. Get selected as a Resident Assistant! https://thelink.atu.edu/organization/rarecruitment
Resident Directors at Arkansas Tech play an integral role in the functioning of the department and have a unique opportunity to directly supervise the normal operation and staff of a residence hall or apartment community on campus.