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 2, 2016Email 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.
    • TBD
  • Submit your application materials to the Residence Life Office in 28 West by Tuesday, February 2 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 Wednesday, February 3 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 3, through Friday, February 5. Only individuals signed up for an interview by Friday, February 5 at 5:00pm will be given an interview slot.

Individual interviews will take place between Thursday, February 11 and Saturday, February 13 and will last approximately 45 minutes.

 

PHASE THREE: GROUP INTERVIEW

  • Attend the Group Interview 

You will receive an email by the end of the day on Thursday, February 18 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, February 28. 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 7

Contact Res Life

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

Amy Schuckman
Assistant Dean

Clea Taylor
Assistant Director of Housing Operations

Julia Nicholson
Assistant Director

Hours

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

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