Residence Don Application

Residence Life Staff Applications are now closed

Residence Don Application

How do I apply?

Register & view job descriptions at:

Applications open: Monday, November 25th 2019
Applications Close: Friday, January 3rd 2020 EDT

If you require any accommodations or during the application process, or information in an alternate format please contact Residence Life at or 613-533-6790.

As a Queen’s student, you need to create an eRez account:
1. Visit:
2. Click on “activate account”
3. Enter your Queen’s email address (and ignore the RMS #)

As a non-Queen’s or BISC student:
1. Email with your full name and email address that you wish your application to be tied to
2. Residence Life will create an account for and then you will receive a “eRezLife Password Reset” email from eRezlife software at which time you can create your own password and login to access the Don applications

What does a Residence Life staff member do?

Please visit for more information regarding the Residence Don Job Summary.  You can also download the Residence Don and Residence Program Assistant Job Summary.

In addition to Residence Don, positions available include: Senior Don*, Living Learning Community Don, Residence Program Assistant, and Don Designate.
*Only returning staff are eligible

The Living Learning Communities (LLCs) for 2020-2021 are Nursing, Computer Science, Science, Eco-Friendly, Active Living, Bimaadiziwin Ka’nikonhriyo (Indigenous & Allies), Creative Arts and Leadership.

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Why be a Don?

Being a Residence Don provides a rewarding experience, not only in impacting the student experience on-campus, but also in receiving opportunities to develop and hone a wide array of transferable life and career skills. The Residence Life Department is committed to providing a supportive, safe and positive environment, where both our residents and staff members can learn and grow.

Why be an RPA?

Residence Program Assistants help coordinate large scale events that help foster a sense of belonging within the larger residence community. These events focus on the student experience and compliment Don community programs. The Residence Life Department is committed to providing a supportive, safe and positive environment, where both our residents and staff members can learn and grow.

Don Information Sessions

For additional information on the application process, what it means to be an LLC Don, Don and RPA and to meet some of our current staff team and ask them questions, please attend one of our Residence Staff Information Sessions.

Dates for the Information Sessions are:

  • Monday November 18th 6-7pm Ban Righ Fireside Lounge
  • Thursday November 21st 12-1pm Sutherland Room, JDUC
  • Monday November 25th 8-9pm Jean Royce Hall C140

Career Services Workshops

Whether or not you have applied yet, Career Services is here to help you with your resume and cover letter for your application and to help you prepare for your new or returning applicant interview.

Please sign up online at to attend a workshop.

Career Services Workshops for Residence staff applicants will run on the following dates:

  • Wednesday November 27th 3:30-5pm Gordon Hall 324
  • Thursday December 5th 3:30-5pm Gordon Hall 324


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