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

Residential roles

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 (usually held the week immediately after November exam period from Wednesday to Friday inclusive)
  • BRIGHT - Respectful relationships and gender equity
  • Food Safety
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • SafeTalk - Suicide Alertness
  • Queer 101

Apply online

Applications have closed for all 2020 Resident Advisor roles.