Employment Posting:
Summer Student On Call Staff

Employment Type:
Closing Date:

POSITION TITLE:                      Summer Student On Call Staff

DEPARTMENT:                        Residence (Summer Accommodations)                                                          

EMPLOYMENT DATES:           May 2021 to August 21, 2021

COMPENSATION:                  A Single room within a shared suite in either Governors House, Chancellors House or Founders House                                                              Residence from April 24 to August 21, 2021 (Value $610.00/month)   




The Summer Student On Call Staff are responsible for assisting with after hour emergency and building coverage in either the Chancellors House or Governors House residence on a rotating basis, which provides coverage when desks are closed overnight. The Summer Student On Call Staff will live in the building they are on call in for the summer. There will be up to 10 shifts per month. On call shifts are scheduled nightly from 8:30pm until 8:30am the next day. During this time the Summer Student On Call Staff will hold an emergency on call cell phone and respond to concerns from guests staying in the building and/or facility concerns.



  • Must conduct two rounds during their scheduled on call shift through the complex they are on call (either Chancellors House or Governors House).
  • Respond to emergencies and contact professional staff as appropriate for response.
  • Must remain in the residence complex assigned at all times during the scheduled shift
  • Must pick up the on call phone at the residence office in their complex by 8:15pm on the day of their scheduled shift
  • Will assist with late night check ins within their complex
  • Report any deficiencies or damages that are reported or noticed during shift
  • Works in pairs; there is always a main person and secondary person on call each night
  • Other related duties as required



  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills
  • Mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Able to work rotating shifts
  • Availability to work weekends and holidays (i.e. Canada Day, Civic Holiday, etc.)
  • Employee must be willing to stay overnight in residence during scheduled on call shifts
  • Must be working for Nipissing University in a summer position to be eligible; please note the position you will hold in the summer in your cover letter.
  • Must provide a copy of a current negative Criminal Reference Check at time of hiring

All positions are subject to final budget approval.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the position title and three (3) references to studentjobs@nipissingu.ca.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.