Programming Assistant

Want to help shape your building! Apply to be a Programming Assistant!

What Are the Living Learning Communities?

Programming Assistants are responsible for working with a team of 3-4 other Programming Assistants to put on building-wide programs for their assigned community. Responsibilities include:
* Attend summer training in early September
* Plan approximately 3 programs/events per quarter
o Attend program planning meetings
o Create marketing materials
o Perform programming supply runs
o Attend planned events and troubleshoot problems that may arise day-of
* Hold office hours within the allotted 8 hours per week
* Manage programming supply/facilities closet (A/V equipment)
* Attend building team meetings with fellow student staff
* Participate in weekly 1:1s with supervisor
* Assist with organizing community blood drives
* Work with team to create community campaigns and/or signage as necessary
* Other duties as assigned

For more information, check out our website: https://reslife.ucla.edu/livinglearning/

How To Become an LLC Resident Assistant

We are recruiting LLC Resident Assistants for the 2019-2020 academic year! LLC RAs will go through the same application process as traditional RAs, but must also complete a brief supplemental application.

Apply today!

Application Deadline: February 12th, 2019, 5PM

Note: To be eligible for the LLC RA position, student must currently be in the RA application pool. For information about that process, please refer to the Resident Assistant Employment Page.

What is a Living Learning Communities Resident Assistant?

LLC Resident Assistants (RA) have the opportunity to shape a student’s experience in one of our 10 Living Learning Communities and the Transfer Experience. They share in the responsibilities of a Resident Assistant, and contribute to the LLC in the following ways:

Administration

  1. Participate in recruitment of Community Development Intern for LLC (reviewing app + interviewing)
  2. Attend two quarterly meetings with LLC staff
  3. Meet with LLC team weekly to plan and provide updates
  4. Send out frequent reminders and updates to all students of the LLC (not just those who live on the floor)
  5. Work with LLC student group affiliates and liaise with other internal and external organizations
  6. Meet with LLC affiliated Faculty in Residence at least once a quarter
  7. Work with intern to budget additional LLC funds from the department

Programming

  1. Plan Welcome Reception
    Invite campus partners
    Connect with faculty and stakeholders
    Invite alumni of floor and UCLA alumni seeking involvement
  2. Coordinate Floor Retreat
    Provide a time for students on the floor to get to know one another outside of the building and to bond over their interest in the floor.
  3. Plan Signature Program
    Work with intern to plan a large-scale event that will cater to the UCLA community and engage floor to participate in its planning and implementation.
  4. Host at least one LLC related program each quarter.

Training

  1. In spring, meet with involved LLC staff to plan LLC curriculum for the next year
  2. Over the summer, meet with LLC Coordinator to discuss 9 Deliverables & their implementation
  3. Meet with LLC intern, RD, and ARD to plan first two weeks of engagement, especially as it relates to the 9 Deliverables
  4. Attend 3 additional trainings with the entire LLC staff over summer
  5. Meet with primary stakeholders and campus partners over summer and fall quarter to connect and establish relationships

Additional Perks & Support

  1. LLC RAs have access to up to $1000 to use toward their own professional development around their LLC theme
  2. Strong connection with faculty and opportunity to work alongside them for academic collaborations
  3. Non-cash prizes for completion of LLC related events

Questions?

For questions about the Living Learning Communities and the LLC RA role, please email: livinglearning@orl.ucla.edu
For general questions about this position or the recruitment process, please email RARecruitment@orl.ucla.edu