Residence Office Assistant

Nipissing University
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CLOSING DATE:                                 September 8, 2019

EMPLOYMENT DATES:                   September 2019 to April 2020

HOURS OF WORK:                           Average 10 hours per week

RATE OF PAY:                                    $14.00/hour plus Vacation Pay



The Residence Office Assistant assists with the operation of the front desk providing customer service support to the assigned Residence complex.


  • Providing general information about residence, the university, and the local community
  • Fostering a positive, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere through the front desk 
  • Assisting with general office duties (e.g. sorting mail, answer inquiries, word processing, filing, etc.)
  • Assisting with financial transactions (e.g. laundry change, ticket sales, tuck shop sales, etc.)
  • Assisting with equipment sign out for residents (e.g. vacuum, mop/bucket, carts, etc.)
  • Assisting Residence Clerk, and Residence Supervisors with other tasks as required
  • Assisting with residence programming and service promotion (e.g. poster creation, photocopying, collecting materials, social media posts, bulletin board creation)
  • Participating in residence programming, passive programming provided at the front desk
  • Reporting damages or maintenance issues that need to be addressed by filing a maintenance request
  • Working as a supportive member of the Residence Life Team
  • Assisting in the administration of surveys, evaluations, and feedback as directed by the Department
  • Attending any other training sessions or workshops as required by the supervisor(s) and the University
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful candidate may be required to apply and demonstrate approval for NU Work funding to maintain this position
  • Strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Be available for scheduled shifts during the weekends prior to and after Reading Breaks
  • Familiarity with standard computer software and, organizational proficiency
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Nipissing University programs, initiatives, and services that promote student academic and personal success
  • Must be a student in good standing (maintaining minimum 65% cumulative GPA)


To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title and three (3) references to

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.

100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, ON, Canada  P1B 8L7  Tel: 705.474.3450  Fax: 705.474.1947  TTY: 877.688.5507

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