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2021-2022 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 ResLifeSelection@ucsd.edu. 

Resident Assistant Application

Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Our selection process for the 2021-2022 academic year will begin soon! For the first time, we are requiring that all prospective new RA candidates attend an information session! As the scheduled information session dates have passed, if you were unable to attend, you will need  to get in touch with ResLifeSelection@ucsd.edu at your earliest convenience if you wish to participate in the application/selection process.

  • Applications open on November 9th at 12Noon (PST) and close December 14th at 12Noon (PST)!

  • Apply online here: https://hdh-web.ucsd.edu/ssoStudent/RAHAApply 

 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.

After you submit your reapplication form, you will be contacted by Residence Life Team with instruction to sign up for a Personal Interview Session. Please keep an eye on the email you used for the application as that is the email we will use to communicate with you. 

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

Personal Interview

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?

 

RA Selection Timelines

RA Application Timeline

Application opens: 11/9/20

Application closes: 12/14/20 @ Noon

The Residence Life Team will communcate next steps with you via the email you used in your application.  

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!