Position: Residence Area Coordinator-Thunder Bay Campus
Deadline: February 22, 2019
Posted: February 14, 2019
Job Description / Duties
Reporting to the Associate 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.
This is a live-in position.
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.
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
Office of Human Resources
Lakehead University is your place to live and learn. Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience, a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research: Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.
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.