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 2019/20.
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 26, 2018)
|Job title||Experience level||Application deadline|
|Residence Advisor (RA)||No experience required||January 13, 2019|
|Returning Residence Advisor (RA)||Residence work experience required||January 6, 2019|
|Senior Advisor||Residence work experience required||January 6, 2019|
|Program Resource Advisor (PRA)||Residence work experience required||January 6, 2019|
|Monday, November 26||Applications open|
|Wednesday, November 28||Residence Life Hiring Information Night|
|Monday, January 7||Residence Life Hiring Information Night|
|Thursday, January 10||Residence Life Hiring Information Night|
|Sunday, January 13||Last day to apply! (Application is open until 11:59pm)|
|January 14-18||Interviews for returning applicants|
|Sunday, January 20||Carousel interviews for new applicants|
|January 29-31||Second round interviews for new applicants|
|FebruaryÂ 18-23||Hiring decisions made, candidates notified|
|Sunday, March 24||FirstÂ staff meeting (mandatory)|
|August 21-31||Two-week orientation|
Applications open on November 26, 2018
Please email us atÂ ResidenceLife.Ok@ubc.ca.