Position: RESIDENCE LIFE COORDINATOR
Deadline: May 22, 2018
Posted: May 8, 2018
Job Description / Duties
The University of New Brunswick Fredericton is seeking applications for the position of Residence Life Coordinator with Student Services – Residence. This is a 3 year term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with the PTSU employee group.
Residential Life, a division within Student Services, contributes to the creation of a campus environment that supports student success and student engagement in both academic pursuits and co-curricular life. As Residence Life Coordinator, this position is responsible for leadership development and training, student developmental programming and services, and administration of community standards, guideline and policies.
Live in an apartment rent-free in lieu of overtime (rent-free apartment is a taxable benefit)
• Recruit, hire, train, and supervise Educational Proctors, Hall Proctors and Lead Proctors; Responsible for the design and implementation of all leadership training programs; coordinate term reviews; mentor proctors with all in house issues including event planning, conduct, programming, and student support.
• Remain current with emerging developments, trends, and technologies relevant to post-secondary student development theory and residential life.
• Manage the smooth transition of operations between student residence and the conference operations in May and at the end of August.
• Coordinate all residence extensions/early arrival requests.
• Coordinate the compilation of annual surveys and reviews. Compile list of damages from room inventory forms in September and April and issue all student damage charges.
• Monitor and track all residence student conduct and support issues.
• Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the developmentally focused residence life programs.
• Maintain and implement the Residence Community Development Plan. Meet regularly with House Presidents and Treasurers to track house spending/ensure house ledgers are balanced.
• Plan & coordinate the Residential Life recognition events. Sit on the Student Events Review Committee.
• Live in an apartment rent-free in lieu of overtime (rent-free apartment is a taxable benefit).
• Take part in an on-call rotation being available by telephone outside of office hours each day to support on campus staff in urgent/emergency situations.
Qualifications / Required Skills
• Undergraduate degree in a related field with 3 or more years’ of related leadership experience and demonstrated mastery in the following areas; Crisis intervention, Event planning/risk management, Development and implementation of student client-centric programming services; Human Resources development. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Exceptional communication, consensus-building, and negotiation skills.
• Exceptional written and communication skills to produce critical policy and procedure documents that are comprehensive and readily understood by students.
• Empathetic listening skills to deal with student and parents/supporters in stressful situations.
• Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills.
• Extensive knowledge of student support trends, best-practices and standards.
• Ability to successfully perceive, navigate and respond appropriately to sensitive issues.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Salary: The position is funded by the University Budget. The salary range for this position is $41,815 - $52,266 per annum.
For more information please contact:
Senior Director, Residence
Student Services, University of New Brunswick