Position: Residence Education Administrator
Deadline: August 13, 2018
Posted: August 2, 2018
Job Description / Duties
Dalhousie's Residence Life program recognizes that learning outside the classroom is as important as learning inside the classroom. Reporting to the Residence Life Manager, the Residence Education Administrator works collaboratively with Directors, Managers, partners and colleagues across the University and in the community to enrich the student experience and support student success. The incumbent will design, coordinate, deliver and evaluate event and program initiatives to promote student engagement, key educational themes and leadership/personal development opportunities for 2500+ residence students.
- Develops in partnership with the Residence Life Management team an inclusive curriculum-based residence education program plan which both reflects the Division of Student Affairs programming goals and objectives while serving the diverse population of students
- Provides ongoing coaching and support related to programming to Residence Life student staff
- Leads the development and organization of large scale residence programs and events
- Oversees the management of the various Residence Life Learning Communities
- Assists with the development and execution of Residence Life staff training held annually each August, January and March, along with ongoing training sessions
Qualifications / Required Skills
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree required, with project management training as an asset. Proven ability to manage, monitor and evaluate Living Learning Communities in a post-secondary residence. Experience in the delivery of programming in residence, along with ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong leadership and management skills. Proven ability to develop and execute project, event and program plans. Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills. Exceptional organization and administrative skills. Proven ability to plan and execute events. Experience with program development and assessment, as well as evaluation. Proven ability to lead, coach, and supervise student staff. Demonstrates ability to establish positive collaborative work relationships. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Word/Excel.
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Apply online by August 13, 2018 to competition DPMG-18101
Salary Range: $44,034 - $59,575 per annum (ADM-04).
This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Compensation & Job Evaluation Unit in approximately six months.
This position is part of the Dalhousie Professional & Managerial Group (DPMG).
Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Salary: $44,034 - $59,575 per annum
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada's leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region's intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,800 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that's celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.