Student Staff Selection

Do you possess the qualities of a Roo Leader?


  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Initiative
  • Social justice orientation

If so, you should apply to join the 2017-2018 Residential Life Staff. Applications are due Wednesday, February 15, at 5:00 p.m. Additional requirements include maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher and full-time student status.

Download application information here and the evaluation form here (recommendation writers will need to include the evaluation form with their letter). To apply, click the following link: UMKC Residential Life Student Staff Application (2017 – 2018).

To learn more about the positions and the selection timeline, students are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions:

  • Thursday, December 8: 8:00 p.m. in the Oak Street Lounge
  • Wednesday, January 18: 8:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall Lounge
  • Tuesday, January 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Student Union (SGA Chambers)
  • Wednesday, February 1: 7:00 p.m. in the HHA Fishbowl

Timeline: On Friday, February 17, selected applicants will receive an email to attend group interviews. Group interviews will take place on Saturday, February 25 (tentative all day). Individual interviews will be conducted from March 6 to March 10 between 12-6PM.

You can also view position descriptions on our Employment page.

Do you know someone who would excel in one of the position and would like to nominate them? Please email Luke Allen the person’s name, contact information, and why you believe they should be one of the next Roo Leaders.