Student Employment

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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, Fourth year

Employment Listings

Facilities Summer Staff (Mar. 22)

Department: Facilities
Reports To: Trades Manager
Employment Type: Seasonal, Full-Time
Salary: $14/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


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.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. (AST). Questions about the position can be submitted by email to

Conference Services - Front Desk Agent / Housekeeping (Mar. 30)

The University of King’s College Facilities Department is looking for reliable, courteous, cheerful individuals to join our Conference Services team this summer. This is a key, front line position and successful applicants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and provide guests with an excellent customer service experience.

Reporting to: Conference Services Managers/Supervisors
Salary: $12.55/hour – $13.75/hour Employment Type: Seasonal Part-time
Start date: Monday, April 20, 2020 End Date: Friday, August 21, 2020
Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2020

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Available for shift work (days, evenings, nights) 7 days a week
  • Operate the telephone and take accommodation reservations
  • Register arriving guests, process departures
  • Calculate charges and receive payment
  • Prepare accommodations for incoming guests
  • Cleaning guest rooms to standard as assigned
  • Answering guest inquiries
  • Work closely with other departments to achieve maximum guest satisfaction
  • Light physical labour as required
  • Maintain a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment at all times
  • Assist in or perform other associated duties as required

Preferred Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be customer-service oriented
  • Must be courteous, outgoing, cheerful and energetic
  • Professional in both demeanor and presentation
  • Capable of working independently, but also being a flexible team-player
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Able to bend, raise arms over shoulders, lift weight of 20lbs, and maneuver a small cleaning cart.

Additional Notes

Successful applicants may be split between Front Desk and Housekeeping according to their skill-set, but all employees will be expected to work both roles as required.
Successful applicants may also be considered for a limited number of on-call positions with on-campus housing provided as compensation.

To Apply

Applications, including a cover letter, résumé and the names and contact information of three references, may be submitted by email or mail to:

Tim Ross
6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia. B3H 2A1.
Questions about the position can be submitted by email to

Dining Services - Food Service Associate and Catering Attendant

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

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, First Year