2023-2024 Student Residence Assistant (RA)

Employee Group: PSAC
Start Date: August 25 ,2023
Length of Employment: August 25, 2023 to April 30, 2024
Hours of Work: Primarily work evenings and weekends
Wage or Salary: $4,266.50 paid as a lump sum payment with no hours reported (Student Residence Assistant)
***Please note: lump sum payment increases as of September 1, 2023 to $4309.17 per term**
Number of Positions Available: 7-8* dependent on student population
Department: Residence Halls Programs Office (RHPO), Student Services
Date Issued: January 24, 2023
Deadline for Applications: February 1, 2023 by 4:30pm.

RAs fulfill several key functions to support the goals of the RHPO, these include:

• Completing Administrative Functions (check ins, check outs, room checks, and more)
• Assisting and Advising Students
• Supporting Building Operations/Ancillary Services by reporting unsafe conditions/damages, etc
• Assisting with Community Management
• On Duty Requirements (evening and weekend rotating shifts to respond to student concerns and emergencies, etc.)
• Residence Programming
• Team Development
• Other relevant duties as assigned
** Full Job Description Details can be found at: http://brandonu.ca/residence/resources under “RA Hiring” **


• Full-time Brandon University student in good academic standing; Hold a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the term prior to RA selection; any additional extra-curricular commitments may not normally exceed 18 hours/week
• Have, or would be willing to get up to date Emergency First Aid and CPR certification. Residence Assistants will be responsible for fees associated with Emergency First Aid and CPR certification.
• Residence living experience preferred; previous RA experience would be an asset
• Good study habits, time management skills, organization, goal setting, problem solving and multi-tasking skills
• Good communication and interpersonal skills including flexibility, and ability to function as part of a team
• Sound understanding of university student experiences and factors that may impact success
• Ability to exercise independent judgment, take initiative and be creative
• Minimum of 4 months of post-secondary studies; previous leadership experience would be an asset
• **It is a requirement of this position to live in Brandon University Residence to fulfill the duties of the role.**

To Apply:  Apply Online – http://brandonu.ca/residence/resources under “RA Hiring”. Send your cover letter, resume, and contact information of 2 references to boothd@brandonu.ca or at the Residence Office. Candidates with the strongest applications will be selected for an interview.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to
the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all
sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the
evaluation process, please advise HR at hr@brandonu.ca. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity
is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.