Residence Life

Division of Student Services

New HA Application Information

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

We urge you to read the following information carefully and attend a tabling session before the submission of your application.

Please read our FAQ about HA Applications and Positions.

Thank you for your interest in the House Advisor position!

Application Checklist:

The following must be submitted as one complete packet to the Residence Life Office located in 28 West no later than noon on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015Email applications are only accepted if you are currently abroad or away from Reed. Applications received on time will be given preference for interviews.

Application Process

PHASE ONE: WRITTEN APPLICATION

  • Prepare your application materials
    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • HA Evaluation
      • Send the evaluation form to your current HA (if you are currently off-campus, you should submit a recommendation from the HA whom you know best).  HA evaluations must be returned to you and submitted together with your other application materials by the application deadline.
      • Find tips for selecting an evaluator here.
    • Faculty/Staff Evaluation
      • Ask a faculty or staff member who knows you and your skillset well to submit a letter of recommendation for you.  Supply them with the evaluation form.  Faculty/Staff evaluations must be returned to you and submitted together with your other application materials by the application deadline.
      • Find tips for selecting an evaluator here.
    • Placement Form
    • Release of Information Form
  • Consider attending a resume critique workshop or setting up an appointement with The Center for Life Beyond Reed for resume writing tips and critique.
    • Resume/Cover Letter Workshop: DATE/TIME/LOCATION TBD
    • Resume/Cover Letter Workshop: DATE/TIME/LOCATION TBD
  • Submit your application materials to the Residence Life Office in 28 West by Tuesday, February 3 at noon. Applications recieved on time will be given preference for interviews.

 

PHASE TWO: INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEW

  • Sign up for an individual interview

You will receive an e-mail by the end of the day on Friday, February 6 indicating whether your application has continued on to Phase Two. If your application has continued on, you will need to sign up for an individual interview time. Sign ups for interviews will happen Wednesday, February 11, through Friday, February 13. Only individuals signed up for an interview by Friday, February 13 at 5:00pm will be given an interview slot.

Individual interviews will take place between Thursday, February 20th and Saturday, February 22nd and will last approximately 45 minutes.

  • Consider attending an Interview Workshop hosted by The Center for Life Beyond Reed to prepare for your interview
    • Interview Workshop: DATE/TIME/LOCATOIN TBD
    • Interview Workshop: DATE/TIME/LOCATION TBD

 

PHASE THREE: GROUP INTERVIEW

  • Attend the Group Interview 

You will receive an email by the end of the day on Tuesday, February 23 indicating whether your application has continued on to Phase Three. If it has continued, you will be required to attend a Group Interview on Sunday, March 1. You will be assigned an interview time that lasts at least 90 minutes. You must be available for this interview in order to continue in the HA selection process.

  • Check your email!  HA decision letters will be sent out on Monday, March 9

Contact Res Life

res.life@reed.edu
Phone: 503/777-7536
Fax: 503/517-7691
Office: 28 West,
5436 SE 28th Ave.

Amy Schuckman

Assistant Dean
503/517-7834

Clea Taylor

Director of Housing
503/517-7429

Hours

Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.;
closed noon–1 p.m.

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