Student Employment – Residence Assistants (RA)


Term – September 2016 – April 2017
Number of Positions – TBD
Remuneration – An honorarium to cover the cost of an apartment style residence per semester. Honorariums will be applied directly to her/his CBU account.

Job Description

Applications must be received by the Human Resources Department (CE329) no later than:
4 p.m. Friday, 4 March 2016
Human Resources Email:

Applicants are required to supply one letter of recommendation from a person in a position to assess the applicant’s suitability for the job (not a fellow student or coach). Letters of recommendation should be forwarded, in confidence, to Doug Connors, Residence Manager. Letters of recommendation may be forwarded by:

Internal mail: Harriss Hall Residence; or
Mailed to: Harriss Hall, 136 University Blvd, Sydney, NS B1M 1A2; or
Emailed to:

In addition to a resume, applicants are required to submit an articulate statement (approximately one typewritten page) of what it is, in particular, that makes her/him a good candidate for the job. Please be specific about skills such as: relating with people, acting as a source of information, dealing with discipline problems, completing routine administration duties, handling a peer facilitator function, the ability to follow directions etc. Do not hesitate to mention any other personal information that is relevant in illustrating potential effectiveness as a RA. This statement, the letter of recommendation and the resume are the basis for determining which applicants will be interviewed.

• Resume
• Letter of Recommendation
• One page (approx) as to what in particular would make you a good RA
• If possible, an email address

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.