Undergraduate Employment

RA fire training at UALR's West Hall on Friday, August 7, 2015.

Resident Assistants

One of the first people you will meet as you move in is your Resident Assistant, or RA.  An RA is a student who is specially trained to help you and other residents learn about UALR, each other, and yourself.  Each RA is in a living unit of approximately 30-40 residents.  The RAs are responsible for promoting community development, assisting in roommate relationships, and working with residents to plan activities.

Lobby Managers

Lobby Managers are student employees who staff the reception desks of East Hall and West Hall.  They answer the phones, take messages, check out residence hall equipment, monitor the lobby area, welcome visitors, and check in residence hall guests.  Students interested in becoming a Lobby Manager should contact their respective Hall Director.

Commons Assistants

Commons Assistants are student employees who staff the University Commons building at night and on weekends.  They monitor building activity, assist with programming, check out Commons equipment, and make sure that the Commons building is safe and enjoyable for resident use.  Commons Assistants are supervised by the University Commons Manager.