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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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CURRENT OPENINGS

Resident Assistant: all communities
Employment dates: August 11, 2020 to May 1, 2021 (fall term)
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Senior Resident Assistant
Employment dates: August 10, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Graphic Design, Video and Technology Intern
Employment dates: April 1, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Summer Resident Assistant: various communities
Employment dates: May 1, 2020 to August 16, 2021 (spring/Summer term)
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Peer tutor
Employment dates: August 23, 2020 to April 10, 2021
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Lister Dodgeball Liaison
Employment dates: August 22, 2020 to April 9, 2021
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Residence Life Intern - First-Year Transition And Education
Employment dates: April 1, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Residence Life Intern - Upper-Year Transition And Education
Employment dates: April 1 2020 to May 1, 2021
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FNMI Programmer
Employment dates: August 17, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Digital Communication Intern
Employment dates: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021
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Orientation Peer Mentor
Employment dates: Please inquire
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Service Learning Intern
Employment dates: April 1 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Arts Leadership Cohort Leader
Employment dates: August 17, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Sexual and Gender Minority Programmer
Employment dates: August 17, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Summer Housing Assistant
Employment dates: May 1, 2020 to September 1, 2020
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Apartment Style Programming Resource Assistant (ASPRA)
Employment dates: August 17, 2020 to May 1, 2021
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Residence Engagement and Events Intern
Employment dates: May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021
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Summer Residence Coordinator Support Intern
Employment dates: May 1, 2020 to August 17, 2020 (spring/summer)
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Resident Assistant: HUB Mall
Employment dates: ASAP to May 1, 2020
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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Food Ambassador
Employment dates: August 24, 2020 - December 4, 2020 and January 4, 2021- April 9, 2021
Applicants should submit a short letter (max. 400 words) outlining why they would be a good fit for the Food Ambassador program. Letters should be submitted through email to food.ambassador@ualberta.ca by January 26, 2020 at 11:45pm. No resume is required.
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Residence Internet Service Proctor
Employment dates: August 20, 2020 to April 30, 2021
Please apply by emailing to with your resume to hfsris@ualberta.ca Applications are due January 26 at 11:59pm.
Only candidates who are offered an interview will be contacted via UAlberta email accounts.
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Resident Assistant: Résidence Saint-Jean
Employment dates: ASAP to May 1, 2020
Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to Coralie Tremblay at ctrembl@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

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