Student Employment Opportunities
UCSB Resident Assistant Job Description and Requirements
A Resident Assistant (RA) is a well-rounded student staff member responsible for building a positive community by organizing creative social and educational activities, fostering a safe environment and establishing 1-on-1 relationships with residents. RAs promote student development by serving as a resource for academic support, housing policies and procedures and by encouraging involvement in the diverse campus community at USCB.
Candidate must be a full-time USCB student for at least one semester and have lived in the residence halls for at least one semester or have comparable community experience. Candidates must maintain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50. Approved employment in addition to the RA job will be limited to 15 hours of on-campus or 10 hours of off-campus work.
Terms of Employment
RAs are appointed for one full academic year. RAs are required to be full-time students, but they are not permitted to carry more than 18 credit hours per semester without permission from their supervisor. RAs must be in good academic and judicial standing in order to be appointed and remain in the RA position.
Resident Assistant Selection Timeline for the 2023-2024 Academic Year
January 10th, 2023:
RA Application becomes available through Microsoft Forms.
February 6th, 2023:
Applications due. If you have any trouble, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
February 9th, 2023:
Candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews.
February 13-17th, 2023:
Round 1 Interviews held virtually.
February 20th-February 24th, 2023:
Round 2 Interviews held in the Housing Office.
March 6th, 2023:
Offer emails sent out to selected applicants.
Email sent to alternate candidates.
Email sent to candidates not selected.
March 27th, 2023:
Deadline to accept or decline the RA position.