RHA Application

As a resident, you can be as active as you want to be in influencing your living environment and planning programming and events. The Residence Hall Association is composed of students living on-campus and serves as your communication network.

Learn more about how you can be part of TWU's Residence Hall Association and run for office. 

Timeline 
Mar. 6 Applications Available
Mar. 20 Applications due by Noon
Mar. 26-Apr. 1      Interviews

 

Complete the RHA Officer Application now!

Eligibility and Compensation

Executive Board Eligibility

  • Must be in good standing with the University
  • Must live on campus during term of office
  • Available Positions
    • Vice President, Finance Officer
      • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 throughout term of office
    • National Communications Coordinator (NCC) & National Communications Coordinator-In Training (NCC-IT)

      • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 throughout term of office

 

Executive Board Compensation

  • Vice President & NCC- $1,950 scholarship for long semesters
  • Finance Officer & NCC-IT  - $1,650 scholarship for long semesters

Duties of Office

Executive Board Duties (All Officers)

  • Attend Executive Officer Trainings (including returning to campus before move-in; date varying upon the executive board), attend General Assembly meetings, Executive Officer meetings, in-service training, retreats, and other RHA sponsored activities.
    • Executive Officer meetings will take place weekly on Monday at 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Executive Officers will have permission to register during Priority Registration in order to ensure their schedules permit the mandatory Executive Officer meeting.
  • Each Executive Officer should be available to attend two summer orientation sessions to represent RHA.
  • Represent RHA at meetings with administrators of Texas Woman's University and serve on appropriate University committees.
  • Attend a regional or national conference, provided that funds are available, per term in office.
    Establish, maintain, and publicize the specific number of office hours per week for the respective position.
  • Conduct oneself in a manner that is keeping with the purpose of RHA and in accordance with its Constitution and governing documents.
  • Meet with corresponding positions within each Community Council on a monthly or as needed basis.
  • Transition new officers at end of term of office.

Vice President

  • Assume the responsibilities and powers of the President in his/her absence.
  • Assist the President in duties of office.
  • Assume responsibility for Community Council involvement and activities.
  • Serve as a liaison between RHA and Community Councils.
  • Oversee standing and special purpose committees and keep permanent records of committee reports and Community Council minutes.
  • Record Community Council attendance and compile contact information for all Community Councils.
  • Hold ten working hours per week that includes office coverage as well as RHA meetings, the executive officer meetings, and other committee meetings. RHA programs and events.
  • Plan and create a retreat for the Fall and Spring semesters for Community Council members.
  • Plan and create monthly meetings during Fall and Spring semester for Community Council members.

Finance Officer

  • Keep complete financial records for the RHA and all subsidiary functions.
  • Give a RHA financial report to the Executive Board on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain a current and accurate copy of the RHA budget weekly.
  • Keep records of all expenditures and maintain receipts for expenditures.
  • In coordination with the President and Advisor(s), prepare the annual RHA budget and submit to the RHA Executive Board no later than a month into the fall semester.
  • Hold ten office hours per week that includes office coverage as well as RHA meetings, the executive officer meetings, and other committee meetings. RHA programs and events.
  • Submit Purchase Orders to the Department of University Housing & Residence Life within 24 hours of purchase.

National Communications Coordinator (NCC)

  • Coordinate all travel and transportation plans for all conferences.
  • Complete records for all sub regional, regional, and national organizations; and prepare copies for the RHA President and Advisor(s).
  • Organize all pre-conference activities (t-shirts, spirit promotion, and display) in coordination with the Finance Officer and NCC-IT.
  • Present weekly reports at the RHA Executive meetings.
  • Create and maintain an open dialogue between TWU RHA and those at other schools, including other NCC’s.
  • Be familiar with the National Communication Coordinator Guidelines as stated in the SWACURH and NACURH Policy Books.
  • Responsible for effective communication, which includes completing all paperwork and forms required to maintain TWU RHA's membership, between SWACURH and NACURH.
  • Attend SWACURH, NACURH, No Frills, and Texas/Mexico Subregional Conferences as funding is available from the organization.
  • Write one award bid or 2 pieces of legislation for each regional conference.
  • Collect legislation proposed by councils
  • Serve as Liaison for communication between RHA and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH).
  • Hold ten working hours per week that includes office coverage as well as RHA meetings, the executive officer meetings, and other committee meetings. RHA programs and events.

National Communication Coordinator in Training (NCC-IT)

  • Assist NCC to coordinate travel and transportation plans for all conferences.
  • Assist NCC in organizing all pre-conference activities (t-shirts, spirit promotion, and display) in coordination with the Finance Officer.
  • In the absence of the NCC, create and maintain an open dialogue between TWU RHA and those at other schools, including other NCC’s.
  • Be familiar with the National Communication Coordinator Guidelines as stated in the SWACURH and NACURH Policy Books.
  • Attend SWACURH, NACURH, No Frills, and Texas/Mexico Subregional Conferences as funding is available from the organization.
  • Assist NCC in writing one award bid or 2 pieces of legislation for each regional conference.
  • In the absence of the NCC, serve as Liaison for communication between RHA and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH).
  • Hold ten working hours per week that includes office coverage as well as RHA meetings, the executive officer meetings, and other committee meetings. RHA programs and events.
  • Serve on the RHA Executive board one semester prior to being appointed to the NCC position.

Application Process

 Application Process 

  • Candidates who have submitted an application will be contacted to schedule an interview.
  • Interviews will conducted by the selection committee consisting of the RHA Executive Board.

 Application

 

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