Position: Manager, Residence Life
Deadline: October 29, 2018
Posted: October 26, 2018
Job Description / Duties
The incumbent manages the department responsible for the College’s corporate Residence Life Model at the Sutherland and Frost Campuses. Based primarily at the Sutherland Campus, the incumbent is also responsible for the day-to-day management of the Sutherland Residence Village Office. Residence is open 7 days a week during each the academic semester and staff handle many enquires. Residence accommodates students 12 months of the year, as well as conference activity during spring and summer months.
The incumbent is responsible for providing operational oversight for the development and delivery of student life programming for residents in cooperation with Student Services Management and staff, Residence Council, Student Government, the broader College community, and external groups/agencies. The incumbent is responsible for the Residence’s Community Living Standards and responds to positive and negative student behaviour all for the purpose of facilitating the creation of a safe, positive community free of harassment, discrimination and health risks.
As part of the Housing, Food & Conference Services Management Team within the Student Services Division the incumbent shares and rotates lead roles for business processes / functions with other department managers. The incumbent will also partake in an on-call role and will be expected to be available to respond to phone calls and assess the criticality of the situation. This will involve some evening and weekend work as required. The incumbent is eligible for on-call remuneration.
Qualifications / Required Skills
As our ideal candidate, you will have a relevant combination of experience and education including a 3 year degree/diploma in a related field (Human Services preferred). At least 5 years progressive experience in residence life programming and management of Residence operations.
In addition, this positions requires:
• Current First Aid & CPR
• Certified Non Violent Crisis Intervention
• Experience supervising staff;
• Experience motivating employees, team building, and human resource management;
• Exposure to property management and various legislative requirements for Residence management,
• Solid understanding of student development, student issues and needs of students;
• Experience managing multi-functions;
• Experience in developing, implementing and monitoring service excellence;
• Strong and effective communicator with the ability to reconcile significantly diverse viewpoints, foster cooperation and work collaboratively within and across various departments;
• Experience working with multiple internal and external partners;
• Complex problem solving skills;
• Ability to foster a team environment;
• Experience in mediation and crisis intervention.
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: $73,402 - $92,022
Director, Housing, Food & Conference Services and Student Conduct
705-749-5530 ext. 1101
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.