Position: Residence Education Coordinator
Deadline: September 6, 2021
Job Description / Duties
The Department of Student Housing and Residence Life practices and upholds four core values for students and staff. As a department we value putting students first, team, intentionality, and commitment. Team members working within the department of Student Housing and Residence Life, have the opportunity to be a member of a high performing team that fosters personal and professional development, ongoing learning, and a passion for education.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Education, the Residence Education Coordinator (REC) is a live-in position that works to create a positive living and learning environment for residents at UTM. In accordance with departmental policies and the academic mission of the University of Toronto, the REC will supervise a staff team consisting of live-in student leaders, to foster and promote a residence community that supports the academic success and personal growth of all residence students. This will be achieved through multi-modal program development and implementation, leadership development of residence students and staff, and the integration of university support services within the residence community.
In consultation with the Supervisor, Residence Education, the REC will be responsible for the supervision, leadership development and management of student-staff. They will collaborate with the Supervisor, Residence Education creating the overall vision and strategy for staff recruitment, training and evaluation initiatives, and implement associated programs and tasks. Working collaboratively with the residence life management team, the REC will develop, implement and assess a comprehensive residentially-based co-curricular program that specifically addresses the myriad issues faced by students as they live and learn in the residence community.
Hours of Work: Regular office hours Monday to Friday. Regular evening and weekend work to coordinate operations and support students living in a 24/7 residence environment. Participate in on-call for emergencies.
Your responsibilities will include:
-Facilitating educational workshops and seminars
-Determining logistical details and activities for residence events and/or programming
-Screening and making referrals to appropriate resources and services
-Liaising with various stakeholders to foster collaboration with LLCs
-Directing the activities, lead a team of LLC student-staff
-Assigning and checking the work of work-study students
-Keeping well-informed on crisis intervention and emergency protocols
-Training and coaching residence student staff
Qualifications / Required Skills
-Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Minimum three years related experience (combination of para-professional and professional experience is acceptable) working in a university residence setting is required.
-At least two years experience must include living and working in residence.
-Experience with evaluation and research tools, and demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, synthesize and report on data.
-Demonstrated experience dealing with emergency situations and crisis response.
-Experience building partnerships with constituents from a variety of institutional functional areas (students, student leaders, staff, faculty, and administration).
-Experience supervising or supporting student staff teams.
Word processing, basic desktop publishing and experience with databases.
-Excellent organizational, oral and written skills and public speaking skills necessary.
-Proven leadership, supervisory, and problem-solving skills.
-Able to work with a diverse residence population.
-Experience with Residence Education and/or Living Learning Communities.
-Experience developing academic programs support programs.
-Familiarity with eRezLife, StarRez or similar residence management system.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Full job posting can be accessed at the following link: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Mississauga-ON/549697617/
Please note this is a one year term position, with the possibility of renewal.
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 10 -- $62,464 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $79,879. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Student Services
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Salary: USW Pay Band 10-hiring rate $62,464 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $79,879
Supervisor, Residence Education
The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.
The University of Toronto Mississauga Department of Student Housing & Residence Life advances the mission of the University by creating a holistic student experience that promotes academic and personal success. We provide facilities that are safe and secure, well-maintained, and competitively priced in an effort to foster a supportive community that values diversity, equity and inclusion. Informed by research and assessment, we offer innovative programs and services that enhance student learning and development. Our peer based approach, dedicated professional staff and collaborative attitude contribute to a unique and unparalleled student experience.