Resident Advisor Recruitment

Cody Fryar
"I have received some amazing training which has helped immensely as I feel more confident, both as a person and as a member of the community"

Cody Fryar

Resident Advisor roles

Each residence at Monash University has a team of Resident Advisors (RAs) providing support, engagement and development to their residential community. In addition, a number of Central Resident Advisor positions lead committees to facilitate events, initiatives and programs for the entire MRS community.

Central roles
Applications open 19 August

Residential roles
Applications open 26 August

Becoming a Residential Advisor

To be eligible for a Resident Advisor role and retain a scholarship, students need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of a permanent resident visa or humanitarian visa, or
  • Be an international student, and;
  • Be a current full-time undergraduate, honours or postgraduate student enrolled at a Monash campus in Australia (subject to special consideration from the Director, MRS), and;
  • Be a current resident with MRS, and;
  • Remain in residency with MRS and;
  • Maintain a full-time enrolment, and;
  • Not be in breach of any current MRS Conditions of Residency and;
  • Maintain a minimum of a pass weighted average mark of 50%, and;
  • Maintain the support of the Residence’s College Head as an appropriate, community leader in their Residence.
  • Adhere to the MRS RA Expectations of Behaviour and Conduct Guidelines outlined in the role descriptions below

Application process

August 2019
Attend a Resident Advisor information session in your hall

Complete training requirements

  • Apply for a Unique Student Identifier
  • Apply for a Volunteer Working with Children Check
  • Create a myDevelopment profile using your Monash email address
Apply online to become a Resident Advisor
September 2019
If successful, attend an interview
Receive notification of the outcome of your interview

If successful in receiving a nomination, complete mandatory online training:

  • RA Induction
  • Connecting Across Cultures
  • Indigenous Cultural Awareness
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Privacy
  • Submit a biography and photo
October 2019

If successful in passing first two training hurdles, complete mandatory training:

  • RA Training Summit
  • BRIGHT - Respectful relationships and gender equity
  • Food Safety
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • SafeTalk - Suicide Alertness
  • Queer 101

Apply online

Online applications for 2020 Resident Advisor roles:

Central roles
Applications open 19 August - 25 August 2019

Residential roles
Applications open 26 August - 1 September 2019