Residence Life Summer Student Assistant

Residence Life Summer Student Assistant


Residence Life Summer Student Assistant (1 position)

Project and Position Description
Under the direction of the Residence Life Management Team, the Residence Life Summer Student Assistant will:

  • sit as a member on the Orientation Coordination Committee as a representative from residence
  • plan and organize the Orientation events for residence including but not limited to: risk management, budgeting, booking space, booking equipment, organizing supplies, marketing and advertising of residence events
  • assist in organizing, archiving, and storing residence life resources and files as needed
  • compile summer contact information for incoming RLS members, ensuring accuracy of contact information, dietary needs, etc.
  • support the Residence Life Management Team's coordination and planning of the Residence Life Staff August Training program
  • assist in the development of departmental informational videos for Dons Training

Job Duties and Skills

  • will receive training on computer programs (including Microsoft Access and Publisher)

At the end of the summer, the student will have learned:

  • how to be an effective committee member
  • how to work with campus partners
  • how to run an effective event
  • how to organize large scale activities
  • how to organize data effectively
  • how to manage risks inherent in event planning
  • how to work in an office environment 
  • how to film and edit short videos

Rate of pay: $10.25/hour

Anticipated start and end dates

  • approximately 20 to 25 hours per week from early/mid May to early September
  • flexible work hours
  • increased hours in August (approx. 35 hours/week)


  • currently enrolled Brock student
  • must have previous leadership experience (preference given to RLS and/or RAC members)
  • sound knowledge of Residence Community Guiding Principles
  • highly organized and attentive to detail
  • demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • resourceful; skilled in researching and compiling data; proficient computer user
  • background and/or experience in training, education, event planning and/or program development is an asset
  • awareness of the goals and values of the Brock University residence community

Application Requirements

  • We are now accepting applications for this summer.  Applications (cover letter and resume) are due by noon on Wednesday, March 19th to c/o Tammy Brown.


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Traditional Residence Inspections
February 8, 2016 - 10:00am - February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
Monthly Traditional Residences Fire Alarm Testing
February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Townhouse Inspections
February 1, 2016 - 10:00am - February 5, 2016 - 4:30pm