Student Employment

Find work on campus

Students can enjoy the convenience of a part-time job right here on King’s campus. King’s proudly has three student-owned and operated businesses that employ students: the King’s Co-op Bookstore, the Wardroom and the Galley.

There are also part-time employment opportunities as a phonathon caller, research assistant, dining hall server or working in the fitness centre, library or on campus patrol.

Jobs are posted throughout the year so check back often.

Current Employment Listings

It's really easy to get to because I can just come here in between my classes. Also, I like that I get to meet a lot of people who work on campus…and get to see behind the scenes of how campus runs, which makes you appreciate a lot of the people you don’t normally interact with when you go to university.

Nika Lennox
Nika Lennox

Works at Alexandra Hall, Contemporary Studies, Fourth year

Employment Listings

Dining Services - Food Service Associate and Catering Attendant (Beginning Sept. 2019)

Dining Services invites incoming students to apply for:

  • Food Service Associate
  • Catering Attendant

The Dining Services team is prepared to work with student schedules to benefit both parties.

For further details, please contact:

Andrea Lamb
Manager of Chartwells  Dining Services
Prince Hall, University of King’s College
andrea.lamb@compass-canada.com

Minor Official — UKC Athletics

Overview

Minor Officials are responsible maintaining the scorers table operations during all UKC varsity home games. Reporting directly to the Head of Minor Officials, individuals in this position will be assigned a number of roles including running the score clock, completing the game sheet, calling stats and working the shot clock.

Responsibilities

  • Available during all home games.
  • Proficiency in the role assigned.
  • Report directly to the Head of Minor Officials.
  • Work alongside coaches, players, and referees to ensure game integrity and safety.
  • Positively represent the ACAA, CCAA, and UKC Athletics in all duties.
  • Any additional tasks that the department heads request.

Requirements

All applicants must be UKC students in the 2019/2020 school year to apply for this position.  All applicants must be, or plan to be, CPR and First Aid certified.  All applicants must be able to attend all UKC home games.

Assets: Knowledge of ACAA sanctioned sports, prior relevant experience.

Additional information

  • Hours will be based on home game schedule.

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to trish.miles@ukings.ca

Head of Minor Officials — UKC Athletics

Overview

The Head of Minor Officials is responsible for the organization and execution of game related matters for all UKC home games.

*This position is filled for the fall semester.  The current Head would train the incoming in preparation for the winter semester.  The incoming would work as a minor official during the fall.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, train and schedule all minor officials. This includes scoreboard, 30 second clock, possession arrow, game sheet and stats.
  • Setup and dismantle home game equipment.
  • Operation of scoreboard during all home games.
  • Supervise the scorers table during games.
  • Work alongside coaches, players, and referees to ensure game integrity and safety.
  • Work directly with the Athletics Office.
  • Organize and submit bi-weekly payroll.
  • Positively represent the ACAA, CCAA, and UKC Athletics in all duties.
  • Any additional tasks that the department heads request.

Requirements

All applicants must be UKC students in the 2019/2020 school year to apply for this position.  All applicants must be, or plan to be, CPR and First Aid certified.  All applicants must be able to attend all UKC home games.

Assets: Knowledge of ACAA sanctioned sports, prior relevant experience.

Additional information

  • Hours will be based on home game schedule.

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to trish.miles@ukings.ca

Webcasting Staff — UKC Athletics

Overview

Members of the webcasting staff are tasked with the filming and broadcasting of all UKC home basketball and volleyball matches via our Bell Alliant partnership. Staff will work in three person teams: two broadcasters (color & play-by-play), and one camera operator.

Responsibilities

  • Attend all home games.
  • Able to follow and discuss basketball and volleyball knowledgably, including a knowledge of game terminology.
  • Must be able to think on their feet and describe things as they are happening on the court.
  • Be comfortable speaking on air for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with those around them.
  • Positively represent the ACAA, CCAA, and UKC Athletics in all duties.
  • Any additional tasks that the department heads request.

Requirements

All applicants must be UKC students in the 2019/2020 school year to apply for this position.  All applicants must be, or plan to be, CPR and First Aid certified.  All applicants must be able to attend all UKC home games.

Assets: Knowledge of ACAA sanctioned sports, prior relevant experience, familiarity with game terminology.

Additional information

  • Hours will be based on home game schedule.

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to trish.miles@ukings.ca

Facilities Staff

Reports To: Facilities Supervisor(s)
Employment Type: Term, Part-Time
Salary: $13/hour

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Painting
  • Lawn maintenance (mowing, pruning, weeding, etc.)
  • Snow removal as directed
  • Moving, loading and unloading furniture and equipment
  • Furniture set-up
  • Assisting members of the Facilities team as directed
  • Garbage removal as directed
  • Operate basic hand tools such as saws, shovels and rakes
  • Operation of power equipment, as per training
  • Operation of motorized equipment, as per training
  • Ensure equipment and tools are stored in a safe and secure manner
  • Maintain a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment at all times
  • Perform other related duties as required

Preferred Skills

  • Related maintenance knowledge/skills will be considered an asset
  • Ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good communication and organization skills

Requirements

This position is only available to students currently registered at the University of King’s College.

Additional Notes

This job is physically demanding. Extensive lifting, kneeling, bending, standing and squatting required.

To Apply

Applications may be submitted by email or mail to:

Teri Beckwith | Facilities Management Officer
6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia. B3H 2A1.
Email: teri.beckwith@ukings.ca

Questions about the position can be submitted by email to teri.beckwith@ukings.ca.

Student Engagement Coordinator - Dining Services

Overview

With a Can-Do attitude and a Passion for Excellence our Student Engagement Coordinator works with the onsite team to ensure the food services locations are represented on campus in a positive and engaging way, and to drive revenue through marketing promotions and merchandising.

Duties

  1. Social Media/Website
    • Continuous updating of the Food Dining Campus website & Welcome boards at all locations
    • Stay up-to-date on online posts / blogs about food – follow what students are saying, read campus newspapers, online posts, etc…
    • Launch & Manage Twitter / Facebook accounts – run promotions to gain followers
    • Reply & Follow up with online customer compliments & complaints in a professional and timely manner
  2. Student/Customer Engagement
    • Key Executor of the monotony breakers, fun filled activities, food focus competition
    • Support campus events and cross promote as much as possible i.e. orientation week, stress relief, menu sampling, various campus fairs – have presence in person at fair tables
  3. Corporative Marketing Initiative
    • Assist Food Service Director with Chartwells rebrand activities
    • Assist and support marketing programs, promotions, brands/strategies as set by Chartwells Marketing
    • Create excitement around available marketing programs
    • Knowing food is the focus, all marketing has to have an educational component
    • Ensure internal and external brand marketing programs are being executed as per Chartwells standards

Required Qualifications

  • student from King’s/Dalhousie
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and other marketing and presentation software
  • Understand the importance and appropriate application of social media, websites, digital signage, and other innovative technologies
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task as well as think and demonstrate creative flair

Work Details

  • Position reports directly to the Food Service Director
  • Successful student will be an employee of Compass Group Canada
  • Flexible work hours dependent on course schedule will 10-15/week

Please send your resume to celine.beland@ukings.ca.

Registrar’s Office – Student Tour Guide (Sept. 12)

The Registrar’s Office is hiring Student Tour Guides for the 2019/2020 academic year. The Student Tour Guides are responsible for interacting with prospective students and parents visiting campus and showcasing our community and facilities. Candidates should be engaged and connected in the King’s community and have experience working with others. Candidates must be upper year students, because campus tours conflict with the FYP schedule.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities

Student Tour Guides will work closely with the Campus Recruitment and Enrolment Officer and Assistant Registrar- Student Recruitment and will be responsible for the following:

  • Attending the first half of Foundation Year Program lectures with visiting prospective students and parents;
  • Guiding visitors around campus, familiarizing them with the campus, resources, and facilities;
  • Fielding general questions about King’s;
  • Attending bi-monthly meetings and updating the Campus Recruitment and Enrolment Officer on progress of tours;
  • Assisting with other on-campus recruitment events, including Open Houses, visiting school groups, guidance counsellor events, and occasional weekend tours (when necessary).

Qualifications

Education

Applicants must be a current upper-year University of King’s College student.

Experience

Preference is given to students with strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a related field.

Availability

Campus Tours take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the academic year. Prospective students and their family members can tour in the morning between 8:30 am – 11:30 pm (morning tours include sitting in for the first half of the FYP lecture. Or, the visitors can come for a shorter tour in the afternoon on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. If you are applying for this role, consult your academic timetable first. Student Tour Guides must be available for some or for all the available tours.

Closing Date: Monday, Sept. 12, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Salary: $12.00/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Contract Dates: Sept. 14, 2019 –Apr. 29, 2020 (15 hours/week)

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Ashleigh Baxter
Campus Recruitment and Enrolment Officer
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
ashleigh.baxter@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Student Assistant Program (September 13)

All King’s students are eligible to apply for part-time employment under the Student Assistant Program, which provides students with the opportunity to assist faculty members in research activities or in some aspect of course development and/or administration.  Each student assistant will work closely with one member of faculty.  Student Assistants will not be asked to perform teaching duties or to do work not directly related to the business of the university.

Please send or deliver a resumé of not more than one page (in hard copy only) by 13 September 2019, to Sharon Brown, CTMP, EMSP, HSTC office, 3rd floor, King’s Academic Building.  Students wishing to work in a particular program or with a particular individual should feel free to identify such preferences with their resumé.  Employment will commence as soon as possible after the application date.

Please indicate the following

bibliographical, technical, computer, and/or language skills

Rate of pay

$11.55/hour for 26 hours

President’s Office - Student Assistant (Sept. 20)

Contract Terms: Start date asap to April 30, 2020; fluctuating hours

Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

The Student Assistant in the President’s Office will work with the President and the Assistant to the President on a range of projects. The position will be part time with the number of hours worked fluctuating with the Student’s Availability and the work schedule of the office.

Examples of projects that the student may be asked to work on:

  • Research related to the development of new administrative policies for the University, such as on a proposed environmental policy for King’s that is currently under consideration;
  • Researching and writing memorandums for the President on administrative or policy issues as they arise;
  • Assisting with development of presentation materials;
  • Assisting with aspects of office administration, such as digitizing the Governance documents that are currently provided in hard copy to members of the University’s Board of Governors;
  • Assisting with the organization and management of events such as the President’s Hike and the President’s Skating Party;
  • Other matters as determined by the President or the Assistant to the President.

The student may be asked to work with support staff in other offices.

Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

Hourly Rate: $12.50/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Contract Terms: part time with fluctuating hours; September 2019 to April 30, 2020

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Pam Hazel
Assistant to the President
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
pamela.hazel@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Slavery Project: A Scholarly Inquiry - Student Research Assistant (Sept. 20)

Contract Terms: Start date asap to April 30, 2020; fluctuating hours

Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

The University of King’s College has embarked on a Scholarly Inquiry into its historical connections with slavery in and beyond Nova Scotia.  In February 2018, three authors and one set of co-authors have been commissioned to write scholarly papers on different aspects of this history.  These papers are being posted on the King’s website as they are finalized by their authors after being reviewed by a Review Panel chaired by Dr. Dorota Glowacka.  The posted papers, as well as a fuller description of the Inquiry, can be found at https://ukings.ca/administration/public-documents/slavery-scholarly-inquiry/.

The President and the University’s Equity Committee have agreed that a Student Research Assistant (SRA) should be hired by the University to assist the President, Dr. Glowacka, contributing researchers, participating faculty members and other officers of the University involved in the ongoing work of the Inquiry.   The SRA will work under the overall supervision of the President but have direct accountability to the person or persons responsible for the elements of the Inquiry the SRA is assigned to work on.  These elements are in the process of being determined and will evolve over time.  The specific responsibilities of the SRA likewise remain to be determined and can be expected to evolve over the course of the SRA’s employment.  It is however expected that the work of the SRA will include, without being limited to, the following kinds of activities:

  • Assisting with the full range of activities by which wide awareness and discussion of the Inquiry and its findings will be enabled, facilitated and supported;
  • Assisting with the organization and conduct of one or more information sessions on the Inquiry and the research conducted for the Inquiry;
  • Assisting with the planning and organization of outreach to the African Nova Scotian community, to other affected communities, to the Nova Scotian Government and other interested parties;
  • Assisting with the development of plans already under active discussion with potential organizational partners to host a major international conference at King’s on a theme such as slavery in the history of higher education in Nova Scotia and in other jurisdictions, including by providing administrative and research support to the committee established to organize and plan such a conference;
  • Supporting the efforts of King’s and of Columbia University in New York to collaborate in furthering each institution’ exploration of its history relating to slavery, including by creating opportunities for their students to learn history of each institution relative to slavery;
  • Gathering and keeping current information on similar inquiries conducted at other universities, including through the membership of King’s in the network called “Universities Studying Slavery”;
  • Providing research and other support to the writing of grant applications for funding for subsequent stages of the Inquiry or for activities such and the organizing, planning and hosting of an international conference; and
  • Assisting with the organization and/or conduct of further research on King’s and slavery or King’s and race relations determined to be called for in light of the research that has already been commissioned.

This is a position for an upper-year student.  Those studying in courses or fields relating to the responsibilities encompassed by the position, including history or in other subjects closely related to the subject-matter and work of the Inquiry, as encouraged to apply.   In the consideration of applications, due regard will be given to the importance of ensuring that people of African descent play significant roles in the ongoing work of the Inquiry.

Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

Hourly Rate: $12.50/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Contract Terms: part time with fluctuating hours; September 2019 to April 30, 2020

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Pam Hazel
Assistant to the President
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
pamela.hazel@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Artistic Coordinator, Laundry Room Art Gallery and King’s Art Hub (Sept. 20)

Contract Terms: Start date asap to April 30, 2020; 10 hours per week.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

The Laundry Room Art Gallery is a space in which King’s students can display their art, invite others to display their art, mount art exhibitions and view the art of their fellow students and of others. It was created by the University in 2016-2017 at the urging of students who suggested that King’s students and students living at King’s should have a space to exhibit their art for their fellow students and the whole community and to thereby develop their love and appreciation for art. It is located next to the laundry room in the basement of Cochran Bay: hence, its name. In 2018-2019 the Gallery mounted two exhibitions that were each organized by the King’s Art Hub which collaborated with the arts hub that is part of Halifax’s Youth Art Connection.

The role of the Artistic Coordinator is the ongoing management of the Gallery as a working art gallery. It is to encourage ongoing interest in and use of the Gallery by King’s students and other students living at King’s. It is anticipated this will include but not be limited to the organization and mounting of one or more exhibitions to which King’s students and students living at King’s are invited to submit their works of art. Continuation of the King’s Art Hub and of the collaboration with Youth Art Connection, as well as with the Spark Zone “sandbox” housed at Saint Mary’s University, would also fall within the role of the Coordinator. Other projects and initiatives would be at the discretion of the Coordinator and the students who become involved in the ongoing management of the Gallery.

The Coordinator will be supported by and carry out their responsibilities under the guidance of the Dean of Students and the Assistant Dean of Students.

Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

Hourly Rate: $12.50/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Contract Terms: 10 hours per week; September 2019 to April 30, 2020

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Katie Merwin
Dean of Students
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
katie.merwin@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Peer Advisor, Registrar’s Office (Sept. 20)

Contract Terms: September 2019 to June 07, 2020; 4-6 hours per week between Monday to Friday

Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

The Peer Advisor acts as a primary resource for in-person service in the Registrar’s Office from 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily. Responsibilities include appointment scheduling, general degree advising; registration support; responding to a wide range of inquiries including those regarding regulations, policies, and forms; assisting with Academic Calendar and What’s Next Guide editing; and planning/support for events including Encaenia, Matriculation, Life After King’s, the King’s Advising Luncheon and other advising month activities.

Reporting to the Assistant Registrar of Academic and Enrolment Services, the Peer Advisor is responsible for the following:

  • Acts as a primary resource for in-person service in the Registrar’s Office from 11:30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. daily.
    • Answers in-person inquiries regarding registration, program and degree requirements, courses, letters of permission, student resources and services, and other student-related matters.
    • Provides advice on ordering transcripts and completing important forms such as confirmations of enrolment, intent to graduate forms, letter of permission forms and waivers of academic regulations, admission and bursary applications.
  • Provides general administrative support.
    • Schedules admission and advising appointments.
    • Assists with Academic Calendar and What’s Next Guide editing.
    • Assists with the planning and advertising of retention related programming including Encaenia, Matriculation, Life after Kings and Advising Month.
  • Additional hours may be offered during peak advising periods (first two weeks of September, first two weeks of January, the month of March, the month of May and the first week of June) and the off-season to provide office coverage (the third week of December and/or part of the summer).

Education

Applicants must be a current first- or second-year University of King’s College student

(third year students who are completing their degree within a five-year timeline will be considered).

Preference is given to part-time students with flexible schedules.

Experience

Preference is given to students with strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a related service field.

Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm AST

Hourly Rate: $11.55/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Hours of work: Minimum of 4-6 hours per week, Monday to Friday (on agreed days) 11:30am to 1:30pm

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Julia Town
Assistant Registrar, Academic and Enrolment Services
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
julia.town@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Part-time Cleaner

Eastern Building Cleaners is one of Nova Scotia’s most trusted commercial cleaning companies. Over the past 35 years, we have built our reputation on providing exceptional cleaning service to our clients. Currently, Eastern Building Cleaners is seeking evening, weekend and on call cleaners for King’s campus.

As one of our cleaners, we promise

  • above average wages.
  • paid bi-weekly
  • access to an award winning health and wellness program
  • RRSP program
  • supportive team environment

To be one of our cleaners you will need

  • access to transportation
  • clean criminal record check
  • eye for detail
  • good Communicator
  • team Player
  • above all, a great work ethic.

Start date

As soon as possible.

How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to jointheebcteam@gmail.com.

Eastern Building Cleaners is an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified and interested parties to apply. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To financially sustain myself in Halifax, I need to have a small, constant income and student jobs are really awesome for that because everyone is super understanding when school needs to be priority over work.

Rylan Pembroke
Rylan Pembroke

Works at the Galley, Foundation Year Program, First Year