Apply for a leadership position in residence!

Interested in making university and residence the best possible experience it can be? Passionate about community and engagement? Really, really like having fun? Every spring, University of Alberta Residence Services employs over 150 students to work within our residence communities and a number of other volunteer leadership positions.

Check back frequently to see what new opportunities may be available and apply for a leadership position with residence today!

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Resident Assistant
HUB Mall

Employment dates: ASAP to May 1, 2020
1 position available
Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to Tess Bickley at tbickley@ualberta.ca. Due to high volumes of applicants, only those successful to proceed to an interview will be contacted.
Applications accepted until role is filled.
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Student Staff Opportunities with Residence Services

Thank you for your interest in joining the Residence Life team! Our applications for Resident Assistants for 2020/2021 will open on January 6th, 2020.

Find the leadership role that is the right fit for you:

  • Student Staff Opportunities with Residence Services: Paid, regularly scheduled responsibilities & shift-work
  • Volunteer Roles in Residence: Unpaid, flexible time and responsibility commitments

Working in Residence Life provides you with the opportunity to develop and engage with your community on an entirely new level. You can be the reason behind someone’s awesome experience in residence and at university. Working in Residence Life means working as part of a dynamic team with diverse experiences and perspectives who support one another as you expand upon your own leadership skills. It will empower you with opportunities to develop your communication skills, supportive listening skills, conflict resolution skills, and collaboration skills.

Eligibility to work in Residence Life

  • Committed to contributing positively to the residence community and supporting students
  • GPA of 2.3 or higher
  • Full-time student for the time period you would be employed
  • Good standing with Residence Services
  • The majority of our positions require students to live within our residence communities, but there are a handful of opportunities (such as intern roles or programmer positions) that do not have a live-in requirement