Now Hiring – Desk Services Job Opportunities

Fall 2019 & Winter 2020

- Are you looking for a part time job for the Fall & Winter Semesters?

- Are you a "night" person? Can you work weekends?

- Are you looking for shifts that will work around your class schedule?


Deadline to apply is October 7, 2019


Our Guest Tables student staff positions may be perfect for you!   Please see the corresponding job description below.

If you are interested in applying please fill out an Application Form via the link below. A résumé and cover letter are also required which you will submit through the Application Form. Please note we also require applicants to secure one reference (a previous employer), who is responsible for submitting a Reference Form on behalf of the applicant. The Reference Form link is below. The submission deadline for Application Forms and Reference Forms is October 7, 2019 at 11:59 pm.


If you have any questions regarding the positions, please contact Taylor McCracken, Desk Services Assistant Manager, and Joanne Mead, Desk Services Manager, at


Guest Table Staff – Job Description

(Fall and Winter Semesters)


Reports To: Desk Services Manager

Dept: 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 ot accommodate high traffic in residence or special events.  The Staff are stationed at the main entrances of the residence buildings to provide after-hour locations for students to sign in their guests.  This position is primarily customer service oriented.


Essential Functions:

Responsibilities included: Assisting in the education of the student residence population on Student Housing Services Guest Policy; 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 Table Staff; they may be required to assist with other related duties as specified by the Desk Services Manager or their designate.


Qualifications and Skills:

Strong communication skills, teamwork skills, and experience in customer service is required.  The ability to work late night shifts on Fridays and Saturdays (10pm -3am) is also required.  Knowledge of the University Campus, and the University’s Website is essential to this position.  Student staff must be knowledgeable of the University's and the City of Guelph's resources available to students and guests.  Student staff must be proficient in using MS Word, Excel, Outlook email and calendar.