The application can be found here - due January 30, 2015 by Midnight.
Must attend one of the information sessions listed below
Must have completed 24 credit hours by the end of the semester in which they are applying
Have at least a 2.5 semester and cumulative GPA
One semester group living experience.
January 19, 20, 21, 26, & 28 – Information Sessions (in order to become a CA, all prospective candidates must attend one of the mandatory information sessions)
January 30at midnight – Applications due
February 19 – Candidate Social
February 20-21 – Candidate Interviews
February 25-26 - Living & Leaderning Community Interviews
April 3 – Letters out to Candidates
April 10 – Position Acceptance Due
April 8, 15, 22, 26, & 29 – Training for new hires
April 24 – New CA/CDA Meeting
Selling yourself on paper - Putting together a Cover Letter / Resume
As you are putting together your cover letter and resume, make sure that you highlight experiences that demonstrate your qualifications. Your cover letter and resume should summarize all of your relevant experiences and express your enthusiasm and interest in the position. Also make sure you include the following, if possible:
Skills you have obtained from your current or previous work experience
How you are involved with the NIU Community (Student Organizations, RHA, Hall Council, Student Conduct Board, etc)
Experience in working with current Community Advisor to plan programs for your community
How you define and create community
Examples of how you work as part of a team and are a team player
If you have your references completed now, please upload them with your application. This will allow staff to have access to your completed candidate file. If you are still waiting on references, you or your reference may submit the REFERENCE FORM to:
Tam Klavenga Housing & Dining Neptune East 145 DeKalb, IL 60115
The CA Recruitment Process is fluid and subject to change throughout the process. If such changes are warranted, we will inform all candidates in advance so that they have enough time to prepare/adjust their schedules/commitments.