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Residence Life Manager - University of British Columbia

updated on 2:02 PM, September 8, 2022
Province: Kelowna, British Columbia
Position: Residence Life Manager
Deadline: September 24, 2022

Job Description / Duties

As a member of the Residence Life leadership team, this position is responsible to provide support services that foster student learning, success and strong student communities through meaningful orientation and transition experiences. Establishes a climate that supports and facilitates student-focused approach to customer service and support. Supports and contributes implementation of the UBC Student Residential Experience such as Residence Life program curriculum development, staff recruitment, supervision, training and development, and student leadership development. To be responsible for all aspects of student life in an on-campus residence area and live in assigned accommodation. To manage the overall program and the residence life budget in their assigned area. To coordinate the delivery of all Residence Life services to residents to accomplish departmental goals. This position is responsible for providing a residence life program that furthers student recruitment, retention, academic success, personal, and community and leadership development.

Residence Life is a 24-hour operation providing support to students and responding to all resident crises and residence emergencies as well as inquiries from students, parents, emergency services and other university personnel.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of three to four years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Ability to be thorough, accurate, and have a high level of attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Proficiency with standard office software required. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and workshops. Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment. Ability to analyze problems, identify key information and issues, and effectively resolve issues. Ability to deal with a diversity of people in a calm, courteous, and effective manner. Oral fluency in a second language an asset. Ability to exercise tact, discretion and good judgement.

Additional Information

Interested individuals are invited to apply directly online at UBC Careers job reference JR9589, on or before September 24, 2022

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person

Salary: $5,906.25 - $8,508.42 CAD Monthly

Contact Information

Steve Brodrick (He, Him, His)
Associate Director, Residence Life
Student Housing and Community Services
University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus | Syilx Okanagan Nation Territory
1255 International Mews | Kelowna BC | V1V1V8 Canada
Phone 250.807.8553 | steve.brodrick@ubc.ca

Employer Profile

UBC’s Okanagan campus is an innovative hub for research and learning situated in the heart of Syilx Okanagan territory. With 63 Undergraduate and 26 Graduate programs, the campus has a student population of approximately 11,500, representing 114 countries. UBC Okanagan Student Housing offers on-campus accommodation to approximately 2,100 students with a variety of modern traditional, single-connected and townhome style residences. The residence community is comprised of eight traditional-style residence and two suite-style residence communities. 85+ live-in student staff support a dynamic Residence Life program that features nine vibrant living learning communities.