Position: Residence Life Area Coordinator
Deadline: April 28, 2019
Posted: April 22, 2019
Job Description / Duties
Reporting to the Manager, Residence Life, this live-in position is responsible for leading the development of a safe and welcoming community in residence and supervising and administrating all residence life programs and activities in an assigned area housing 500 - 750 students. The Residence Life Area Coordinator(s) are members of a fourteen-member Residence Life Management Team who oversee all day-to-day as well as annual functions for residence students, student staff and volunteers. The Residence Life Area Coordinator(s) under the guidance of the Manager, Residence Life administer the Student Code of Rights and Responsibilities and work closely with colleagues from the Student Support and Case Management Office in the administration and implementation of the code within residence. This position also works collaboratively with all other operational units within Housing & Conference Services in the areas of student staff selection, participation in consultation committees, room assignments, facility-related matters and will liaise with McMaster Security Services and other campus student service units, as required. The Residence Life Area Coordinator provides leadership in promoting an atmosphere that supports academic achievement and fosters responsible decision-making.
Chris Eley - Manager, Residence Life
1.905.525.9140 x: 23200
Housing and Conference Services supports the University’s goal to inspire personal growth by giving students a positive residential experience. The Residence Life unit has lead role responsibility for creating, promoting, and protecting a community experience for more than 4,000 students in 13 residence buildings which supports the academic mission of the University, facilitates the development of the student, both professionally and personally, and addresses first through upper year transition issues. This unit is responsible for educating the character of our students through the development of community standards, fair and efficient judicial processes, which include opportunities for peer involvement. Residence Life is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment for students that is safe mentally, emotionally and physically, celebrates diversity and promotes good citizenship. The unit is responsible for regularly reviewing departmental programs, policies and procedures to ensure that they are educative and effective in meeting the changing needs of McMaster’s residence students, and that the residence experience will attract excellent students to McMaster.