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Residence Area Coordinator-Thunder Bay Campus - LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

updated on 1:23 PM, May 15, 2019
Province: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Position: Residence Area Coordinator-Thunder Bay Campus
Deadline: May 29, 2019
Posted: May 15, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Lakehead University Residence consists of Residence Hall and townhouse/apartment-style residences for 1,100 students.  Approximately 400 students are housed in the residence halls and 700 students in the townhouse/apartment complexes.
Reporting to the Director of Residence Services, the Residence Area Coordinator will promote and facilitate student success by ensuring emotional, physical, mental and social well-being of Residence students through organized social and educational programming as well as direct and indirect interaction. Specific responsibilities include daily supervision of Resident Assistants and Residence Council, planning and executing Move-In Day, Residence Orientation and other related events in collaboration with Residence Operations and Administration. Additionally the incumbent will conduct Residence Life staff training, set and monitor budgets for Residence Council, review and assess incident reports as well as represent Residence on various University committees.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate will have a university degree and experience living in a college or university residence. Specific skills include the ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, multitask as well as work under pressure and meet deadlines as required. The incumbent will also possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with the ability to handle all matters in a confidential manner. Proficiency in all multimedia and social media is an asset.  

Additional Information

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf application quoting competition # SCHII-19-02
which includes a cover letter, resume and contact information for three work related references by May 29, 2019.

Contact Information

Shannon Foster
Director, Residence Services
Lakehead University

Employer Profile

Nestled under the shadow of the stoic Sleeping Giant, our Thunder Bay campus is among the most picturesque in the nation. Fieldwork and hands-on learning are integral to a high number of our programs, taking advantage of the vibrant, natural laboratories right in our backyard. Our northern landscape also presents ample opportunity for world-class outdoor sports and activities. Students here can opt to take a ski break or hiking trip between study sessions and maintain an ideal work-play balance with ease.

A professional education is likewise only a few steps away: Over 8000 students have easy access to the classrooms and facilities belonging to a wide array of professional options, including nursing, kinesiology, forestry, business, engineering, education, social work, law, and medicine.