Fall 2018 & Winter 2019 -- Desk Services Job Opportunity:


Position Title:  Guest Table Staff

Reports To:  Joanne Mead, Desk Services Manager        

Department:  Student Housing Services


Position Summary:

The Guest Table Staff work during the Fall and Winter Semesters; shifts are on Friday and Saturday nights (10pm - 3am). They may be asked to start earlier or work later to accommodate high traffic in residence or special events. The staff are stationed at the main entrances of the residence buildings to provide an after-hours location for students to sign in their guests. This position is primarily customer service oriented.


Essential Functions: 

Responsibilities include: issuing Guest Passes to students, verifying student and guest identification, assisting on the Residence Desks during staff shortages or high traffic times such as check-in and check-out.

The responsibilities listed above are not exclusive duties of the Guest Tables Staff; they will be required to follow other related duties as specified by the Desk Services Manager or their designate.

Qualifications and Skills: 

Good communication skills, experience in Customer Service and the ability to work late night shifts (10pm – 3am) is required. Knowledge of the University Campus, the University's website, Gryphmail and Calendar are a requirement for this position. Student staff should be familiar with the University resources available to students. Familiarity with the Student Housing Website and the City of Guelph would be a definite asset.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to any of these positions, please download and print the below Application and Reference Forms; complete them and follow the instructions for submission. A résumé and cover letter is also required. The deadline for submission is Friday, August 10, 2018 by 10:00 pm.



If you have any questions regarding the Guest Tables Staff position, please contact Joanne Mead, Desk Services Manager, at jmead@uoguelph.ca. or gtschd@uoguelph.ca