Employment Opportunities at Baker House
Working in Residence Life or Housing Operations will help prepare you for your professional career and will equip you with skills needed for to be successful in the workplace. Resident and Front Desk Assistants have the opportunity to become leaders, to gain experience doing many different things, and to have fun while setting yourself up for career success.
Typically, recruitment for student employment and volunteer opportunities starts in January of each year. However, from time to time, we do look for student leaders throughout the year.
UFV Residence Services is currently accepting general applications for Resident Assistants. Positions are posted on Career Link when our January recruitment begins.
UFV Housing Operations is currently accepting applications for Winter 2019 Front Desk Assistants (download the FDA Job Description & FDA Application Package below).
If you are interested in applying, visit Career Link or download the documents from here:
*Please note that all documents except for reference forms must be submitted via CareerLink. Current FDA applications can simply be submitted to the front desk.
Resident Assistant - General Application
Resident Assistant - Summer & Academic 2018/19
Front Desk Assistant - Winter 2019
Senior Front Desk Assistant - Winter 2019
February 19, 2018
October 5, 2018
October 19, 2018
Resident Assistants (RAs)
RAs are student leaders in the Baker House community. Each floor has two in-house RAs who are responsible for developing a space where all residents feel comfortable and safe. RAs are available for support, maintenance concerns, lockouts, and are trained to deal with any emergencies and conflicts that arise. RAs work closely with student associations and create various services and programs for residents. RAs are also responsible for discipline in the community and making sure that residents respect their community and each other. This position requires skills in leadership, programming, administration, and engagement.
Front Desk Assistants (FDAs)
FDAs are student leaders who assist residents with operational issues. Under the Housing Operations department, FDAs help maintain Baker House's facilities and provide administrative support to professional staff. Customer service is an essential part of this position and prospective FDA applicants can expect a high level of interaction with residents. This position requires good interpersonal skills as well as a high level of organization. The Senior Front Desk Assistant position requires more time and responsibility, FDA experience is preferred.
Assistant Residence Life Coordinator (ARLC)
The ARLC is a peer educator who provides learning and development to student staff and residents through a variety of avenues and opportunities. This person works primarily with the RA staff team and provides after-hours on-campus support. This position is designed for a graduate student or a student in the 4th year of their program.
Work Study Postions
Each year, Baker House has work study postions that are focussed on programming activities and events to help build community. Work study positions are posted on Career Link in early September and January.