2018-2019 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 revreslife@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 2:00pm on Thursday, January 4, 2018. 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 2018-2019 academic year.

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

Reapplication form
Submit your reapplication form no later than 2:00pm on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 10 minutes presentation on how negativity can impact the team/workplace and what you can do to combat negative influences. Feel free to use articles, books, videos, etc. to support your presentation.

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 2:00pm on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

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 10-15 minute training presentation on ONE of the following topics:

  • Roommate conflict mediation
  • Programming with no money
  • How to write the perfect incident report
  • How to work well with your Co-RA and fellow RA team members
  • Failure to meet all application procedures may screen you from further consideration.

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

November 4: Application opens at 2pm

January 4: Application closes at 2pm

January 9: Candidates will be notified regarding group process

January 19 and 20: RA Group Process

January 23: Candidates will be notified regarding personal interviews

January 25-February 19: New RA Personal Interviews

February 20-February 23: Returner RA Personal Interviews

March 2: Decision letters will be emailed out

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!