Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Residential Life

Campus Life

Become an RA

The Resident Advisor is a key role at Wheaton College.  Responsibilities center around community development and support.  It is a position that requires a significant commitment, but also is very rewarding.  We encourage those interested in applying to learn as much as about the position as possible and put your best foot forward.  We are looking for the best!

Expectations and Requirements

Resident Advisor Job Description

Head Resident Job Description

Senior Resident Job Description

Information Sessions

All applicants must  attend an information session in order to be considered for a position. If you attended an information session last semester, you do not need to attend another one this semester.

  • Friday, January 27th at 3pm - New Yellow Parlor
  • Monday, January 30th at 12:30pm - Chase Small
  • Wednesday, February 1st at 7:00pm - New Yellow Parlor
  • Thursday, February 9th at 7pm - Meadows Center
  • Monday, February 13th at 8pm - New Yellow Parlor

Application and Interview Prep

Career Services will be offering both Resume/Cover Letter workshops and Mock Interviews for RA candidates.  We strongly recommend that you take advantage of their services.  Contact Matthew Wheeler for questions.

Resume/Cover Letter Workshops:

  • Friday, February 3rd at 3pm - Technology Education Room, Filene Center
  • Monday, February 13th at 7pm - Technology Education Room, Filene Center

Mock Interviews:



Please follow the links below for access to the applications.  The applications are powered by TheLink:  You will need to login with your Wheaton credentials (wID and email password) for access.

New RA Application
Due February 15, 2017 by 4:30pm

Returning RA Application
Due February 15, 2017 by 4:30pm

Head Staff Application
Due February 10, 2017 by 4:30pm

Contact Us if you have any questions. Good luck!

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