Position: Community Standards Officer
Deadline: October 26, 2021
Job Description / Duties
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Residence Life, the Community Standards Officer is responsible for overseeing the behaviour management of UTM's residence communities. The incumbent will support holistic student development in residence through Student Housing & Residence Life's Community Standards and conduct practices. The Community Standards Officer functions as a part of the Residence Life Management Team, providing guidance and support to the Community Development Coordinators in addition to leading the initiatives of a Work Study Student focused on promoting and maintaining positive student behaviour.
Your responsibilities will include:
Interpreting applicable guidelines and protocols to determine policy violations
Investigating community standard and housing policy violations
Determining appropriate disciplinary actions for breaches of community standards and/or housing policies
Applying established standards when responding to emergencies
Providing proactive care to prevent physical or emotional injury or harm
Implementing plans and process improvements for program and service activities
Assigning cases based on knowledge of staff expertise
Qualifications / Required Skills
Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
Minimum five years experience in a residential environment
Experience in individual advising, conflict mediation, program development and community standards enforcement in an undergraduate residence community
Experience responding to crisis and emergency situations in residence while on-call
Experience supervising student staff
Competent in responding to breaches of community standards and/or housing policies
Proficient in planning, facilitating, and evaluating residence policies & processes
Ability to influence staff to meet departmental goals
Familiar with student development research, literature, theories, trends & best practices
Ability to interact, communicate and build partnerships with students, parents, university staff and faculty
Excellent communications (oral and written) skills
Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines
Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills
To be successful in this role you will be:
Please note this is a term position, of approximately 10 months, with the possibility of renewal. Please contact the UTM Human Resources office if you require a copy of the full job description.
Salary: $74,781 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $95,634.
Assistant Director, Residence Life
University of Toronto Mississauga
Apply Here: www.uoft.me/CSO
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UTM’s residence system is U of T’s largest with 1600+ beds. In 2016 Student Housing & Residence Life completed a comprehensive Student Housing Master Plan that will continue to guide our high-level planning for the next 15 years. This plan includes a ~$40m renovation and renewal plan and plans for expansion! Come grow with us at UTM!