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Community Development Coordinator - University of Toronto Mississauga

updated on 6:42 AM, June 18, 2019
Province: Mississauga , Ontario
Position: Community Development Coordinator
Deadline: June 20, 2019
Posted: June 18, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Student Housing and Residence Life practices and upholds four core values for students and staff. As a department we value putting students first, team, intentionality, and commitment. Team members working within the department of Student Housing and Residence Life, have the opportunity to be a member of a high performing team that fosters personal and professional development, ongoing learning, and a passion for education.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Residence Life, the Community Development Coordinator (CDC) is a live-in position that works to create a positive living and learning environment for residents at UTM. In accordance with departmental policies and the academic mission of the University of Toronto, the CDC will supervise a staff team consisting of live-in student leaders (Dons, Community Assistant), to foster and promote a residence community that supports the academic success and personal growth of all residence students. This will be achieved through multi-modal program development and implementation, leadership development of residence students and staff, and the integration of university support services within the residence community. In consultation with the Assistant Director, Residence Life, the CDC will be responsible for the supervision, leadership development and management of a team Residence Dons. They will collaborate with the Assistant Director creating the overall vision and strategy for staff recruitment, training and evaluation initiatives, and implement associated programs and tasks. Working collaboratively with the residence life management team, the CDC will develop, implement and assess a comprehensive residentially-based co-curricular program that specifically addresses the myriad issues faced by undergraduate and graduate students as they live and learn in the residence community.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum four years (combination of para-professional and professional experience is acceptable) living and/or working in a university residence setting.
Experience in individual advising, conflict mediation, program development and community standards enforcement in a post-secondary residence community.
Demonstrated experience dealing with emergency situations and crisis response.
Experience supervising or supporting student staff teams.
Comfortable working in an unpredictable and often stressful environment.
Proven ability to deal with matters of extreme sensitivity and confidentiality.
Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office Suite.
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including strong public speaking skills.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
Commitment to improving and enhancing the residence experience.

Additional Information

Notes: Please note this is a live-in, term position, ending July 2020, with a possibility of renewal.

For the full job posting, please visit http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca and look for Job ID: 1901984

Salary: USW Pay Band 12 -- $67,372 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $86,157. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Contact Information

Jessica Charbonneau: j.charbonneau@utoronto.ca

Employer Profile

The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.