Job Opportunities

Join Our Team!

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!

Current Opportunities

We are currently hiring new staff members for the Fall 2019/Winter 2020 year!

To apply for an Academic Cluster Leader, Duty Staff Member, Programme Facilitator, Residence Assistant, and/or Seminar Facilitator position, APPLY HERE. Applications close January 13, 2019 at 11:59pm.

To apply for a Programming Office Staff position, APPLY HERE. Applications close January 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm. 

Have you worked for Residence Life before? APPLY HERE. Applications close January 14, 2019 at 11:59pm.

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 (click each photo to enlarge):

 

 

 

        

               

 

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%. 

 

Who Are We 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.

*Please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities 
** Current Remuneration amounts under review

 

 

Position Short Description Remuneration Application
Residence Assistant (RA)

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

Required to live in residence.

$3808.30/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

Required to live in residence. 

$2685.00/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Now Open
Programme Facilitator (PF)

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

Required to live in residence. 

$4349.53/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Duty Staff (DS)

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

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

Starts at $15.00/hour Now Open
Community Life Facilitator

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

Required to live in West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$2685.00/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Now Open
Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

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

Starts at $16.00/hour Now Open
Programming Office Staff

Provides programming support to fellow RLS and lead residence-wide residence enrichment efforts.

Not required to live in residence.  ~5 positions available.

$2685.00/semester Now Open

 

 

Returning Staff Positions

Returning Staff Positions are only available for current or past members of Residence Life Staff.  These positions include those listed above.  

*Please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities 
** Current Remuneration amounts under review

 

Position Short Description Remuneration Application
Returning Residence Assistant (RA)

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

Required to live in residence.

$4008.30/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

Required to live in residence. 

$2685.00/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Programme Facilitator (PF)

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

Required to live in residence. 

$4349.53/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Community Life Facilitator

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

Required to live in West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$2685.00/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Now Open
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.

$4349.53/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
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.  ~ 5 positions available.

$4700.47/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan

Now Open
Community Assistant (CA) - LLC's

Acts as a resource for Programme Facilitators.

Required to live in residence.  1 position available.

$4700.47/semester plus

RLS room rate & RLS Meal Plan 

Now Open
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.

$4700.47/semester Now Open
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.

$2685.00/semester Now Open
Office Academic Programmers

Provides academic programming support to all RLS.

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

$2685.00/semester Now Open
Programming Office Staff (POS)

Provides programming support to all RLS.

Not required to live in residence.  ~5 positions available.

$2685.00/semester Now Open
Duty Staff

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

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

Starts at $15.00/hour Now Open
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 $16.00/hour Now Open
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 $16.00/hour Now Open
Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

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

Starts at $16.00/hour Now Open

Assistant Residence Life Manager 

*Professional Position

The ARLM supervises a staff team of 6 and is responsible for the community management of 300 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 that academic year, 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.  Information session details will be released in October of 2018.

t 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 questions or concerns about our hiring process, contact reslife@uoguelph.ca