residential leaders

Become a Residential Leader-Application opens January 3, 2023 and closes January 25th, 2023

Residential Leaders provide support to their peers within the community that they reside in (floor/building). RLs foster community relationships, mentor residents, and support learning through citizenship for the wholistic success of all Texans.

  • RLs must be in good academic (minimum 2.5 GPA), financial, and conduct standing as defined by Tarleton State University. 
  • The Residential Leader team is diverse with some common characteristics such as excellent communication skills, ability to develop meaningful relationships and prioritize responsibilities. 


  • Residential Leaders also receive a housing assignment at no charge, meal plan, and a stipend based on RL experience ($350/semester for first year) and ($450/semester for returning RL).

Brief Overview of Position Requirements

  • Build Community- Act as a role model and ambassador for Tarleton State.
  • Student Development- Access the needs of your community, connect residents with resources and initiate planned and spontaneous community building events.
  • Administrative- Update community member information.
  • Promote Well-Being/Safety & Security- Responds promptly to all safety and health concerns while following department and university guidelines.
  • Service- Prioritize communication with residents.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration- Work together to achieve department, division, and institution goals and objectives.
  • Diversity & Respect- Seek to understand the experiences of other individuals and groups.
  • Initiative- Share and help implement ideas for improvement.
  • Accountability- Produce high quality work in a timely manner and communicate with supervisors.
  • Support for Productivity- Show up for scheduled work shifts and meetings on time.
  • Personal Growth & Development- Engage in one on one personal growth meeting with your Residential Hall Director and attend training’s and continuous development opportunities. 

Application Instructions

  • Login to TexanSync (Application will be available in January 2023)
  • Select Forms
  • Find 2023-2024 Residential Leader Application