Position: Housing Community Coordinator
Deadline: August 10, 2018
Posted: July 31, 2018
Job Description / Duties
We are looking for a new member to join our Housing Team!
Reporting to the General Manager, Housing Services, the incumbent is dedicated to supporting students to locate and secure off-campus housing. The incumbent plays a lead role shaping the off-campus living student experiences that are educationally purposeful; delivering initiatives aimed at transitioning on-campus students to off-campus living; and, ensuring strong College-City-neighborhood engagement by advancing community partnerships such as, town and gown relations. The Coordinator will develop relationships with off-campus stakeholders to effectively create collaborative approaches to address and educate students involved in problematic behaviour off-campus. The Coordinator will implement services delivery approach in the areas of mediation and conflict resolution that meet assessed campus and neighborhood needs.
The secondary function of this position is to support the implementation of Residence Life functions. This will include assisting in the delivery of community development programming; directing and supporting student leaders; and behaviour management.
The incumbent will undertake research, assessment and analysis of programs and services;, maintain statistics and prepare reports, and is the lead contact for Places4Students.
This position includes evening and weekend work on occasion to attend meetings and events.
Qualifications / Required Skills
As our ideal candidate, you will have a relevant combination of experience and education, including a minimum 3 year diploma in Community Development, Business Administration, Child & Youth Worker or related field, along with a minimum of 3 years' related work experience which includes:
- 3 years of related work experience required at point of hire into the position, including knowledge of recognized student development theory and community development.
- Current First Aid & CPR
- Experience handling confidential/sensitive information, resolving conflict and assisting clients with varied needs.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching, facilitation, presentation and writing skills
- Ability to assess needs and to research, design, implement and evaluate educational and development programs.
- Understanding of College and municipal governance
- Excellent interpersonal, mediation and communication skills. Ability to exists a high level of judgment, diplomacy and tact and to respond to and maintain confidentiality in sensitive and/or volatile situations.
- Highly developed skills in administration, organization, time/program management and conflict resolution
- Knowledge of Residential Tenancies Act (RTA)
- Training or certification in Mediation, Conflict Resolution and Restorative Justice would be considered an asset.
- Satisfactory Police Record Check required
Internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Support Staff Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the Fleming College family.
Sir Sandford Fleming College is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment. We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail Recruitment@flemingcollege.ca.
Salary: Pay Band I - $33.67 - $39.02 hourly
705-749-5530 ext. 1102
Located just an hour and a half northeast of Toronto and only an hour from Durham Region, we deliver the hard-to-find combination of quality learning and quality of life in the communities we serve.
It has been 50 amazing years since Sir Sandford Fleming College was established in 1967. With an original intake of 235 students, Fleming College now boasts 6,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students enrolled at four campuses in four counties, including over 800 international students from countries around the world. We are also extremely proud of our more than 71,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.