Important: Residence hiring is temporarily on hold

Residence Services continues to follow Alberta Health Services (AHS) guidance on further enhanced cleaning and dining protocols to ensure the health of our residents amid COVID-19. We decided to put hiring on hold for the time being, so we could focus on keeping our community healthy. Please check back for updates.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Important information for the U of A community.



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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Hiring is on hold. Please check back for updates.


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