picture of RAs jumping in the airBecome a Resident Advisor or Resident Success Coach!


Being a Resident Advisor or a Resident Success Coach is a rewarding and demanding experience. RA/RSCs make a difference in the lives of fellow students by supporting them and fostering communities. Being a RA/RSC will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally. The experiences you gain in this role will serve you well for the rest of your life, no matter what career you may choose.

Steps To Apply For A Resident Advisor or Resident Success Coach:

  1. If you meet the RA or RSC qualifications and want to make a difference in students’ lives at LSSU, we encourage you to apply!
  2. Attend an information session about the position held in late November, December, and January.
  3. Fill out an application, 2 reference forms, and complete a background information form. Be sure to have an updated resume and cover letter!
    1. The two reference forms can be from current RA/RSCs, LSSU Staff or Professors, previous employers, teachers, or mentors. It is best recommended that references do not come from family members.
    2. Answer the following essay questions within your application
      1. Describe how you would address student challenges (whether academic, economic, connection challenges) for students within the residence halls. What adjustments in communication would need to occur? How would you work with a student (such as a first-generation college student) who themselves and/or their families may have little knowledge of life at a university?
      2. How would you support residents to build a community within their residence hall as well as with the campus community? Describe one problem that you see at LSSU and a possible solution?
  4. Participate in the interview day.


For assured return, you may want to give them an envelope addressed to:
Campus Life and Housing
attn: Joe Stusynski
680 W. Easterday Avenue, 125 Cisler Center,
Sault Ste Marie MI 49783


Emailed to .
Questions and references can be emailed to .

Important Dates

Information SessionsFebruary 11th, 2021 – 8 pm
February 14th, 2021 – 8 pm
Zoom Link: https://lssu.zoom.us/j/94795488125
Application DeadlineFebruary 18th, 2021
Reference DeadlineFebruary 18th, 2021
Interview DaysFirst two weeks of March
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