ResLife Hiring

Working in Residence offers: community building, leadership development, impact making, supporting students, fostering connections & interpersonal skill development.

Residence Life Student Staff Application

Residence Life Student Staff Hiring Timeline

Monday, November 8th, 2021: Applications open.
Monday, January 10th, 2022: Applications close.
Tuesday, January 11th, 2022: All applicants contacted about application status.
Monday, January 24th, 2022 – Tuesday, February 15th, 2022: Interview Dates.
Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022: Offers made to successful applicants.
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022: Deadline to accept an offer.
TBD: Start Date

Extended Application Hiring Timeline

Monday, February 28th, 2022: Applications close (New Don & Returning Don).
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022: All applicants contacted about application status.
Friday, April 1st, 2022: Offers made to successful applicants.


How Do I apply?

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now closed.

As a Queen’s Student

1. Visit: https://queens.erezlife.com/login/

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 reslife@queensu.ca with your full name and the email address that you wish your application to be tied to.

2. Residence Life will create an account for you.

3. You will receive a “eRezLife Password Reset” email from eRezlife software.

4. After receiving the above email you can create your own password and login to access the student staff applications.


Available Residence Student Staff Positions

Residence Dons, Living Learning Community Dons & Residence Life Assistants

Residence Don Job Description 2022-2023 Draft
Note: Living-Learning Community Dons are an appointment on top of the Residence Don Position. Residence Life Assistants are available to only current dons.

Residence Program Assistants

Residence Program Assistants Job Description 2022-2023

Front Desk Representatives

Front Desk Representatives Job Description 2022-2023
Available Positions
Academic Year: Front Desk Representative
Summer Conference Season: Team Lead, Night Auditor, and Guest Services Representative


What does a Residence Life Student Staff Member Do?

The Residence Life & Services Department is committed to providing a supportive, safe and positive environment, where both our residents and staff members can learn and grow. To hear more about why Queen’s student apply to work for Residence Life & Services visit @queensures to see some features!

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.

Why be a Residence Program Assistant?

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.

Why be a Front Desk Represenative?

Residence Front Desk representatives help coordinate the daily operations of the Residences and are available 24 hours a day to help students navigate their first year at Queen’s.

Residence Student Staff Information Sessions

Join current Dons, RPAs, Front Desk Representatives and the residence professional staff team to learn more about the various job opportunities, requirements, benefits and application processes. To attend an information session, register using the links below!

Virtual Info Session Sign Up 

Wednesday, November 17th |12 pm – 1 pm
Thursday, November 25th  |8 pm – 9 pm
Thursday, December 2nd |6 pm – 7 pm

In-Person Info Session Sign Up

Residence Student Staff Hiring – Information Session Sign Up (In Person)
Wednesday, November 17th |12 pm – 1 pm
Thursday, November 25th  |8 pm – 9 pm
Thursday, December 2nd |6 pm – 7 pm


Recorded Information Session


Click on the link below to watch a recorded version of the student staff hiring information session.
https://queensuca-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/nau_queensu_ca/EaF07_jLbPpBkrKAZqySoj0BUMsFeI2rM7L9D-hKOa4D2A?e=DdRWc0

Career Services Interview Preparation Resources

Looking for help crafting your resume, cover letter / to practice your interview skills? Check out the following workshops for help and resources.

Resume & Cover Letter Workshops

Wednesday, November 24th | 10:30 am-12 pm | Zoom
Monday, November 29th | 1:30 pm-3 pm | Zoom

Interview Skills Session Workshop

Thursday, January 13th | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Zoom

To schedule an appointment with Career Services click on the link below.
https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/home.htm