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Residence Life Student Assistant

 Student Employment


DEPARTMENT:                                   RESIDENCE LIFE

DATE POSTED:                                   NOVEMBER 20, 2017

CLOSING DATE:                                 JANUARY 15, 2018

EMPLOYMENT DATES:                    MAY 14, 2018 – SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

RATE OF PAY:                                     $12.06 – $12.36/HR AS DETERMINED BY HR POLICY         

HOURS OF WORK:                            35hrs/week



The Residence Life Student Assistant assists the residential living experience of students aiding in the planning, implementation and assistance of residence life events, promotions and programming.  The Residence Life Student Assistant works with a number of professional staff, on a variety of portfolios, with emphasis on orientation program planning and preparation of processes and resources for the new academic term. 


The Residence Life Assistant will aide the Residence Life team by assisting with:

  • clerical and programming preparations for 2017/2018 academic year; including updating of documents, inventory and preparation of resources
  • Residence Life Team Training preparations; including pre-service and August training events
  • Residence orientation and transition programs (including New Student Orientation and Residence Orientation Weekend)
  • Other duties as assigned

Note: The successful Residence Life Assistant will be required to be present for New Student Orientation dates (July 9 – 13 & July 22 - 27, 2018), August Residence Life Training (Aug. 11 – 25, 2018, weekends excluded), and Residence Orientation Week (Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2018) 

Prior to assuming the duties of the position, candidates must complete the following:

  • Online Student Employee Training modules
  • Completion and submission of all required paperwork


  • Must be able to attend the Peer Educator Selection Carousel on Saturday, February 3, 2018 
  • Familiarity with standard computer software and, organizational proficiency
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of Nipissing University programs, initiatives, and services that promote student academic and personal success.

Optional Opportunity: Shared residence accommodation may be provided as a taxable benefit in lieu of working on-call duty shifts for supervision of residence during summer months  (min. 4 on-call shifts/month to a max. 10 on-call shifts/month).

*Please note that the availability of this position is pending final budget approval 

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to 

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for a participation in the selection process will be contacted. Those contacted for consideration will be asked to provide three (3) references at a later date. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please submit your letter of application and resume by: January 15, 2018, 04:00 PM

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to​​


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