Senior Resident Assistant

For Internal Applicants Only

Competition Number: 121058
Type: Contract
Closing Date: OPEN
Category: Contract


Medicine Hat College is seeking a Senior Residence Assistant. This is an internal posting open to College employees only. Please note, qualified applicants will have to meet certain criteria as a part of the selection process. This is a contract position for a one year term, commencing July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 with the potential for renewal on an annual basis.


The Senior Residence Assistant supports the Student Residence Coordinator and provides leadership to the student Residence Assistants. This position is responsible for emergency contact and crisis management, responding to crises and providing guidance, documenting incidents and reports accordingly, and assisting the Student Residence team in communicating and promoting general health and safety practices and awareness.

The successful candidate will facilitate the “Residence Life” experience and assist in the development and promotion of an environment that is conducive to the academic and personal growth of residents. Additional on-going duties include; developing and maintaining positive working relationships with staff and residents, providing mentorship and leadership development for Residence Assistants, and assist with the selection, orientation and training of RAs.

Employment Details 

Remuneration for the Senior Residence Assistant position is in the form of waived rent, utilities, and internet. This position will reside in the College Residence complex.  The Senior RA will be available to Resident Assistants after hours, and on weekends.  During the September – April period, the Senior RA will be available 3 of 4 weeks/month; during May – August, the Senior RA will be available 2 of 4 weeks/month.

Submission Details

To apply, please submit a cover letter quoting Competition #121058, with your resume and the names of three references, save as a single document. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you first saw the ad for this position.

Submit your application by one of the following methods:

  • Email (You can select the "Apply Now" button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc,.docx,.pdf or .rtf formats (only).

  • In person.

  • Canada Post.

    Applications will not be accepted via fax

    Medicine Hat College
    Human Resources
    299 College Drive S.E.
    Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6

    This position will require the successful candidate to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search.

    Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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