Description of CA Recruitment Process

The New Community Advisor Recruitment & Selection Process has three parts:

1) Application and Resume

  • Applications are available now on your myNU page. Click here for a complete job description.
  • Applications must be fully completed by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, or they may not be considered.
  • The application has three core sections: General Information, Discussion Questions, and References. Please be prepared to complete each section in its entirety, as you will not be able to save and complete your work later.
  • All new applicants will be required to submit names and email addresses for two references. At least one reference must be a current CA.
  • All candidates must submit a resume. Please email resumes to or bring a printed copy to the Residence Life Office (located on first floor of O'Shea Hall) when you schedule your interview. Resumes must be submitted by 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

2) Individual Interview

  • All new applicants will be contacted once their application is submitted to schedule an individual interview during the week of Feb. 8.
  • It will be the responsibility of the applicant to come into the Office of Residence Life to schedule their interview based on their schedule and the time slots available.
  • Interviews are scheduled for 30 minutes.
  • Each interview will be with 2-4 members of the Residence Life staff.

3) Group Process

  • All new applicants will be assigned to a group process session on either Thursday, Feb. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., or Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applicants with schedule conflicts should contact Residence Life as soon as possible after they receive this information.
  • Group Process is an activity-based interview designed to allow new applicants to work in groups with fellow candidates and to learn more about the CA position. Attire is casual.