Auxiliary/Casual Positions


*Please note that recruitment for the UBC Okanagan campus Auxiliary pool is currently on hold and submitted applications will be reviewed on an ‘as needed’ basis. We would like to thank you for your interest and hope that you will continue to check this website for further updates to the recruitment status. To view opportunities for longer term and ongoing positions, please visit our staff career opportunities website for posted positions.*

 Are you flexible and do you like variety? Do you enjoy working in a diverse environment and excel at customer service? Then apply to join our auxiliary pool at UBC Okanagan to become a member of our talent pool for short-term, temporary positions. Most placements are clerical, but we also have demand for clinical, library, retail and facilities maintenance staff. Positions may be part-time or full-time and range in duration from one day up until four months.

If you are interested in longer term placements, please visit our staff career opportunities website for posted positions.

What Do You Need to Apply?

Successful candidates must demonstrate professionalism, superior communication skills, flexibility and adaptability.

Technical Requirements

  • Software proficiency (Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A typing speed of 45 words per minute
  • Post-secondary education in office administration or a combination of education and experience

In addition to the above, other education and experience that can be an asset are:

  • Library Technician Diploma
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Post-secondary trades related training
  • Financial experience
  • Web and Social Media experience
  • Customer Service experience
  • Retail experience
  • Experience in a university setting


Applicants chosen for an interview will be tested to confirm their skill level.


How to Apply

You can submit your resume to Human Resources by email (preferred) or mail.  Please include dates of employment history.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note intake of auxiliary applications is ongoing, but recruitment is dependent on need for auxiliary placements. Your application will be reviewed at the time of recruitment, which can vary throughout the year.

By Email

Resumes can be emailed to

By Mail

Resumes can be mailed to:

Auxiliary/Casual Positions
Human Resources, OM1 
UBC, Okanagan Campus
1157 Alumni Ave
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7


Please contact Jennifer Van Aller, or Ruth Calnan, .

Employment Equity

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.