2017-2018 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 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. 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 2017-2018 academic year.

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

Reapplication form
Submit your reapplication form no later than 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

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. 

During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 10 minute oral presentation (no handouts, no PowerPoint presentations, no visual aids of any kind) about why you are interested in returning as an RA and why you should be considered to be on staff for the 2017-2018 academic year.

While preparing your presentation, please consider sharing the following:

  • Goals for next year
  • What you have learned in the position
  • What you would like to do differently next year
  • How you will benefit from being on staff again
  • How the Residence Life program will benefit from having you on staff again

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 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

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 minute presentation about why you are interested in the Senior RA and why you should be considered to be on staff for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

While preparing your presentation, please consider sharing the following:

  • What are your accomplishments as an RA and what are your goals as SRA next year?
  • What have you learned from your SRA (or equivalent) that will help you be successful in this position?
  • What have you learned from being an RA that will help you support other RAs?
  • How you will benefit from being on staff in this position?
  • How the Residence Life program will benefit from having you on staff in this position?

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 Selection Timeline

RA Selection Timeline

Returning RA and Senior RA Selection Timeline

Returning RA Selection Timeline

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!