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Each year, Residence Life at the University of Guelph employs over 150 students across campus in a variety of exciting roles. You could be one of them!

why rls?
Working on Residence Life Staff (RLS) can provide you with a wealth of opportunities to learn and grow outside of the classroom.  Working as a student leader provides you with opportunities to enhance your leadership, communication, teamwork and conflict resolution skills.

Here’s what some past RLS had to say about the experience:

      

    

      

 

who can apply?
You can apply if you are a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Guelph and in good standing (i.e. no record of conduct or behaviour problems on campus).  If you are applying for a Residence Assistant, Community Life Facilitator, Senior RA, Program Office, or Community Assistant, you need a minimum cumulative and semester average of 65%.  If you are applying for an academic focused Residence Life position (e.g. Cluster Leader, Programme Facilitator), you need a minimum cumulative and semester average of 70%. 

current opportunities

All of our positions are currently filled.  Check back regularly for any updates!

who we are looking for?

New Staff Positions

New Staff Positions are available to any University of Guelph student who is enrolled full-time who meets our academic requirements.  For more information on our available opportunities and application process, please read our New Staff Hiring Guidelines.

Position

Short Description

Remuneration 

Application 

  please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities Current amounts under review  

Residence Assistant (RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Required to live in residence.

$3627/semester plus

RLS room rate

Now closed

Residence Assistant Designate (RAD) - please see RA job description

Trained in the roles and responsibilties of a Residence Assistant and positioned to take on an RA role when one becomes available.

August Training stipend and priority placement in residence*

Now closed

Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

Required to live in residence. 

$2295/semester plus

RLS room rate

Now closed

Programme Facilitator (PF)

Provides themed programming to first year students in our Living-Learning Communities.

Required to live in residence. 

$3888.50/semester plus RLS room rate

Now closed

Duty Staff (DS)

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

Not required to live in residence. ~20 positions available.

Starts at $11.97/hour

Now closed

Community Life Facilitator

Aids in the transition of upper year and mature students in residence.

Required to live in Family Housing or West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$2240.00/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Now closed

Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $13.91/hour

Now closed

*RAD's will receive the remuneration once placed in an RA role.  RAD's will also be presented the opportunities to take on additional employment within Residence Life (for example, in the Duty Staff role or picking up additional Guest Table shifts when needed).

Returning Staff Positions

Returning Staff Positions are only available for current or past members of Residence Life Staff.  These positions include those listed above.  For more information on our available returning staff opportunities and application process, please read our Returning Staff Hiring Guidelines.

Returning Staff Applications for the 2018/2019 year will be open in late 2017.

Position

Short Description

Remuneration 

Deadline 

  please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities Current amounts under review  
Residence Assistant (RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Required to live in residence.

$3627/semester plus

RLS room rate

Now closed

Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

Required to live in residence. 

$2295/semester plus

RLS room rate

Now closed

Programme Facilitator (PF)

Provides themed programming to first year students in our Living-Learning Communities.

Required to live in residence. 

$3888.50/semester plus RLS room rate

Now closed

Community Life Facilitator

Aids in the transition of upper year and mature students in residence.

Required to live in Family Housing or West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$2240.00/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Now closed

Senior Residence Assistant (Sr. RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to RA’s.

Required to live in residence.  ~8 positions available.

$4142.50/semester plus RLS room rate

Now closed

Community Assistant (CA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to their RA team.

Required to live in residence.  ~ 4 positions available.

$4142.50/semester plus RLS room rate

Now closed

Community Assistant (CA) - LLC

Acts as a resource for Programme Facilitators.

Not required to live in residence.  1 position available.

$4202/semester

Now closed

Senior Academic Leader

Acts as a resource for Cluster Leaders, Academic Programmers, and other RLS in academic programming initiatives.

Not required to live in residence.  ~ 2 positions available.

$4202/semester

Now closed

Academic Drop-In Centre Programmers

Provides academic programming to students in residence.  Oversees the Academic Drop-In Centres.

Not required to live in residence.  ~3 positions available.

$2295/semester

Now closed

Office Academic Programmers

Provides academic programming support to all RLS.

Not required to live in residence.  ~3 positions available.

$2295/semester

 Now closed

Programming Office Staff (POS)

Provides programming support to all RLS.

Not required to live in residence.  ~4 positions available.

$2102/semester

Now closed

Duty Staff

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

Not required to live in residence. ~20 positions available.

Starts at $11.97/hour

Now closed

Duty Staff Lead Hand (DS-LH)

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to the Duty Staff team.

Not required to live in residence.  1 position available.

Starts at $13.80/hour

Now closed

Community Standards Assistant

Provides administrative support to the Community Standards Officer in the management of the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS).

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $13.33/hour

Now closed

Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $13.91/hour

Now closed

Assistant Residence Life Manager
*professional position

The ARLM supervises a staff team of 6 and is responsible for the community management of 600 residents.

The ARLM is an 11 month contract position and are members of the Residence Life Staff Management Team. 

Salary position 

Now closed

 

i want in!

Applications are due once in the Fall semester (in late October), for Winter employment, and once in the Winter semester (in mid-January), for employment the following year.

We highly recommend all New Staff applicants attend one of our information sessions below to learn more:

Stay tuned for 2017/2018 session dates!

At these information sessions you will be able to learn valuable information related to the position(s) you are interested in, learn about the application process, get to know a few members of the Residence Life Management Team, and more!

 

contact us!

If you have any questions or concerns about our hiring process contact reslife@uoguelph.ca