2019-2020 Revelle Resident Assistant Application

Thank you for your interest in the Revelle Resident Assistant position! Click on the drawers below to find out about the different positions available and the application process for each. If you have questions, please contact us at jsengler@ucsd.edu or 858-534-3025. 

Resident Assistant Application

Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Review the Resident Assistant (RA) job description [PDF].
  • Attend a Candidate Information Session (attendance at an information session is optional, but highly recommended – this will be an opportunity to hear more about the position and ask any questions you might have).  Please see the below timeline for dates, times, and locations!
  • Fill out the online application by Tuesday, January 8th, 2019. You may apply to as many of UC San Diego’s seven residential communities as you would like. Visit each community’s website for additional instructions regarding their application process.

Good luck; we look forward to meeting you!

Returning Resident Assistant Application

This application is for current paraprofessional student staff members (RAs/HAs – in any of UC San Diego’s seven residential areas) who are applying to the Revelle Residence Life staff for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Review the Resident Assistant (RA) job description [PDF].

Reapplication form
Submit your reapplication form no later than Tuesday, January 8th, 2019.

During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 15-30 minutes presentation on the following prompt,

Please identify some spaces or aspects in your life where you have experienced privilege or where you have privilege.

Some questions to consider:

  1. How did you become aware of the privilege or this privileged identity?
  2. What did that make you think about or feel?
  3. How has this increased awareness about yourself?
  4. How has this influenced how you work to become more equitable and inclusive?
  5. How does this awareness show up in your work as an RA?

 

Personal Interview

After you submit your reapplication form, you will be contacted by Revelle Residence Life with instruction to sign up for a Personal Interview Session. 

Failure to meet all application procedures may screen you from further consideration.

If you have further questions about the Returning Resident Assistant application process, do not hesitate to talk with your supervisor or another Revelle Pro Staff member. Good luck during the reapplication process!

Senior Resident Assistant Application

Review the Senior Resident Assistant (SRA) job description [PDF].

Application form
Submit your application form no later than Tuesday January 8th,2019 .

Personal Interview

After you submit your reapplication form, you will be contacted at a later date by the Revelle Residence Life Office with instructions to sign up for a Personal Interview session. 

During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 15-30 minutes presentation on the following prompt,

Please identify some spaces or aspects in your life where you have experienced privilege or where you have privilege.

Some questions to consider:

  1. How did you become aware of the privilege or this privileged identity?
  2. What did that make you think about or feel?
  3. How has this increased awareness about yourself?
  4. How has this influenced how you work to become more equitable and inclusive?
  5. How does this awareness show up in your work as an RA?

If you have further questions about the Senior Resident Assistant application process, do not hesitate to talk with your supervisor or another Revelle Pro Staff member. Good luck during the application process!

RA Selection Timelines

RA Application Timeline

Application opens: 11/8/18

Application closes: 1/8/19

Candidates notified of group process: 1/16/19

Group Process: 2/1/19-2/2/19

Returner RA candidates notified of individual interview: 1/23/19

New RA candidates notified of individual interview: 2/6/19

Returner RA interviews: 2/11/19-2/15/19

New RA interviews: 2/22/19-2/23/19

First round of offers go out: 3/1/19

Other Leadership Opportunities

Don't know if being a Resident Assistant is right for you? Are you interested in other leadership opportunities? If so, check out our Leadership Opportunities page to find other ways to get involved in Revelle!