It’s more than just a job.
Weâ€™re looking for passionate, dedicated, caring UBC students of all ages to join our vibrant team in 2020/21.
Working in Residence Life is a valuable way to build important leadership skills, help other students succeed socially and academically, and earn income during the school year.
Residence Life staff inspire communities, plan events, lend an ear when needed, andâ€”most importantlyâ€”help create lifelong memories for residents and themselves.
To be an RA is to give back to a community.Â â€“ Toby Collis-Handford, Residence Advisor, Similkameen
I am constantly challenged with different experiences and there has not been a day where I don’t learn something new.Â â€“ Abril Larsen, Residence Advisor, Nicola
One of the most rewarding parts of being an RA is encouraging students to develop strong, positive friendships that help create an amazing community feeling.Â â€“ Becky Chappell-Moss, Residence Advisor, Valhalla
The individuals I met through residence life not only supported and encouraged me in my Senior RA role, they helped me succeed personally and academically as well.Â â€“ Katherine Peterson, Senior Residence Advisor, Monashee
I returned to this role for the lasting relationships I created with my team and residents. Plus, the advisor role is one that continuously challenges you to see your true potential and bring out your greatest strengths.Â â€“ Khisrow Hazhir, Residence Advisor, Purcell
Types of jobs
(Applications open on November 25, 2019)
|Job title||Experience level||Application deadline|
|Residence Advisor (RA)||No experience required||January 19, 2020|
|Returning Residence Advisor (RA)||Residence work experience required||January 16, 2020|
|Senior Advisor||Residence work experience required||January 16, 2020|
|Program Resource Advisor (PRA)||Residence work experience required||January 16, 2020|
|Monday, November 25||Applications open|
|Tuesday, November 26||Residence Life Hiring Information Night – Arts 103 at 6pm|
|Thursday, January 9||Residence Life Hiring Information Night – EME 2141 at 6pm|
|Wednesday, January 15||Residence Life Hiring Information Night – ASC 130 at 6pm|
|Sunday, January 19||Last day to apply! (Application is open until 11:59pm)|
|January 20-24||Interviews for returning applicants|
|Sunday, January 26||Carousel interviews for new applicants|
|February 4-6||Second round interviews for new applicants|
|Mid-February||Hiring decisions made, candidates notified|
Applications open on November 25, 2019
Please email us atÂ ResidenceLife.Ok@ubc.ca.