Apply to Be a Resident Assistant


Looking for an opportunity to develop your personal, professional and academic skills?

Do you enjoy working with a team towards a common mission and goal for others?

Do you have a heart and interest in creating a safe and academically-focused community? 


If so, we invite you to join the 2020-2021 Resident Assistant Team at Tropicana Student Living.  We are currently hiring 22 Live-In positions for the upcoming 2020-2021 SBCC and UCSB academic terms.  Our ideal candidate will be able to exhibit strong interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to connect with others with a heart of care and compassion.  If you are progressing toward personal, professional, and academic goals with excellence, we would love to have you on the team. 

Professional Development and Leadership Skills Attained

-          Academic Excellence

-          Effective Communication Strategies

-          Facilitation skills for programs and meetings

-          Collaboration in a team environment & increasing team-dynamics

-          Customer Service Skills

-          Facilities and Custodial Maintenance

-          Campus Safety & Emergency Response


What to Bring

-          A pen, notebook, and a winning attitude

What to Wear

-          Business Casual


Session 1:  (Sign Up Here)

Four (4) Informational Session Days & Times (Location for All Sessions is the Tropicana Gardens Rec Room)

You only need to attend one (1) Mandatory Informational Session

Tuesday, January 28th: 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday, January 29th: 6pm – 8pm

Tuesday, February 4th: 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday, February 5th: 6pm – 8pm


Session 2: (Location for Both Sessions is the Tropicana Gardens Rec Room)

Wednesday, February 12th: 6pm – 8pm 


Thursday, February 13th: 6pm – 8pm


Session 3: (Location for Both Sessions is the Tropicana Gardens Rec Room)

Tuesday, February 18th: 6pm – 8pm


Wednesday, February 19th: 6pm – 8pm


Session 4: (Location for Both Sessions is the Tropicana Gardens Rec Room)

Tuesday, February 25th: 6pm – 8pm


Wednesday, February 26th: 6pm – 8pm


Session 5: FINAL INTERVIEW (Location is Tropicana Gardens Office/Study Room)

Wednesday, March 4th: 6pm – 10pm


For Questions, please email:

LaDonte King | Director of Residence Life

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