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2020-2021 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! Tuesday ,November 19th at 6pm in Conference Room C Friday , November 22nd at 2pm in Conference Room C Wednesday, December 4 at 8pm in Conference Room C
  • Fill out the online application by to 2pm on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020. 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 2020-2021 academic year.

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

Reapplication form
Submit your reapplication form no later than 2pm on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

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!

  • Second year returners (If you are currently in your first year as an RA and are reapplying for the 2020-2021 academic year, please follow the instructions in this section.)
    • During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 15-20 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:
      • How did you become aware of the privilege or this privileged identity?
      • What did that make you think about or feel?
      • How has this increased awareness about yourself?
      • How has this influenced how you work to become more equitable and inclusive?
      • How does this awareness show up in your work as an RA?
  • Third year returners (If you are currently a returning RA and are reapplying for the 2020-2021 academic year, please follow the instructions in this section.)
    • During the Personal Interview, you will be required to give a 15-20 minutes presentation on the following prompt:
    • Identify three universities other than UCSD and research their RA programming requirements. Make sure to focus on the residents and the residential experience. In your presentation, consider the following questions:
      • In your opinion, what are the pros and cons of the various programming requirements at other universities?
      • What requirements should we adopt at Revelle and why?
      • What would be the benefits of adopting those requirements for residents, RAs, etc?

 

Residence Life Program Intern Application

Review the Residence Life Program Intern  job description [PDF].

Application form

Submit your RLPI Application no later than 2pm on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

If you have further questions about the Residence Life Program Intern 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: 11/8/19

Application closes: 1/8/20

Candidates notified of 1st round interviews: 1/17/20

1st round interview: 1/28/20, 1/30/20-1/31/20

Returner RA candidates notified of individual interview: 1/22/20

New RA candidates notified of 2nd round interview: 2/12/20

Returner RA interviews: 2/10/20-2/14/20

New RA interviews: 2/20/20-2/22/20

First round of offers go out: 3/6/20

 

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!