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Manager, Residence Life - University of Toronto Scarborough

updated on 7:37 AM, August 30, 2022
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Manager, Residence Life
Deadline: September 13, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Working under the direction of the Director, Housing & Residence Life, the Manager, Residence Life is responsible for managing the daily operations, programming and staff of the residence life team. Responsibilities of this position include: leading and managing a team of staff to provide high quality programming and a positive student experience for students living in residence at UTSC; setting strategic directions for residence life operations and program planning, continuous program development and improvement, implementation, evaluation and assessment, while making considerations for accessibility, equity and inclusion throughout all aspects of programming; seeking and cultivating partnerships and initiatives focused on transition and success, and ensuring these programs are in keeping with university values and commitments, contemporary practices as well as relevant theory and research; overseeing the administration of the Residence Code of Conduct; initiating and overseeing assessment projects and initiatives related to student success in residence; developing long-range program planning and implementation strategies; and providing on-call crisis management support. The incumbent works with the Director and constituent committees and working groups in developing activities, supports and services, establishing departmental goals and objectives and the department’s long-range plan.

Qualifications / Required Skills

University degree and/or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. A related Master's Degree in Education, Student Affairs, Social Work, Community Services, Leadership, or Management would be an asset.

A minimum of five years professional experience working in a university residence setting. Experience advising students, provision of support plans and safety plans, issues management, crisis and emergency response, conflict mediation, program development and student conduct and judicial affairs in an undergraduate residence community. Experience managing staff, preferably in a unionized environment.

Proven leadership and problem-solving skills. Comfortable working as a member of a team composed of individuals with varying responsibilites. Ability to identify risk and have sound judgment to appropriately respond. Proven ability to deal with sensitive matters that require professional judgment and confidentiality.

Experience improving and enhancing the student experience in residence and in post-secondary settings. Experience creating proposals for training, supports, services and activities. Experience effectively managing a complex set of competing priorities; issues management, emergencies and responding to the personal crises of individual residents is required.

Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectfull and collegial learning and working environment.

Additional Information

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Salary: Hiring zone: $94,278-$109,993 (PM4)

Contact Information

Greg Hum

Employer Profile

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

Student Housing and Residence Life is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that is conducive to students’ personal and academic success. Our department is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the University of Toronto Scarborough’s student residences in order to provide accommodations and a community that promotes the development of our students. We work collaboratively with student service professionals across the campus in order to provide a wide range of activities, services and supports to enhance the quality of student experience.