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Residence Life Coordinator - Trent University

updated on 7:51 AM, August 10, 2020
Province: Peterborough, Ontario
Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: August 17, 2020

Job Description / Duties

The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the residence life program in the Colleges and for fostering a sense of community in a manner that preserves the heritage of Trent colleges and honours individual development of students. Key roles include establishment of collaborative goals that challenge and support individual and community development including staff training, supervision and evaluation; implementation of programs to promote student learning through partnerships with members of the college and campus communities and individually; promotion of active student learning through regular interaction with students and student groups. The Residence Life Coordinator lives on campus in a designated University apartment.

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Qualifications / Required Skills

-General Degree (3 year) required within the last 5 years.
-Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree and/or with a focus in related fields including, but not limited to, Education, Social Work, and Psychology.

Experience Required
-A minimum of two years’ experience in a residence student leadership position is required.
-Two years’ experience in responding to residence crisis situations.
-Two years’ experience in relating to students and supporting student success
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and use initiative in applying and interpreting a variety of procedures, policies, and practices.
-Good writing skills.
-Must be proficient in the use of computer applications such as intermediate level word processing, spreadsheets and database applications.
-Ability to work independently and as a team player.
-Demonstrated skills in, and commitment to, customer service and continuous improvement.
-Criminal Records Check (dated within the last 6 months) will be required as a condition of employment.
-Must be available weekends and evenings to for regular office hours and after hours responsibilities and for weekend on call on a rotational basis.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should visit the website below for a job description and application instructions.

Salary: $54,698 - $ 64,579

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:
Lawrence Lam (Assistant Director, Residence Life & Education)

Employer Profile

Trent University was founded on a commitment to interactive learning that is personal, purposeful and transformative. Recognized nationally for its leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts exceptional students, faculty and staff from across the country and around the world. Our Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto.