Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: October 3, 2021
Job Description / Duties
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not representing an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Bishop’s University is seeking a Residence Life Coordinator for a temporary full-time position in the Student Services department. Reporting to the Manager, Bishop’s International and Student Life, the incumbent will be responsible for developing a safe, healthy, and positive living environment, which promotes academic and personal development for resident students. The incumbent will also develop and administer policies, standards, and procedures, in accordance with the operational goals and priorities of Residence Services and the University. This position has a workweek of 35 hours and requires flexible hours including days, evenings nights and weekends.
Nature of Duties & Responsibilities
Plans, coordinates, implements, and facilitates educational and social programs in residence in conjunction with the RAs, SRC, Residence Life Team, and Student Services;
Mediates any conflicts in residence between roommates, floor mates, or suitemates and addresses complaints;
Manages a fair and consistent residence conduct process including holding conduct meetings with residents
Manages the Residence Activity Funds, allocating funds and approving expenditures;
Mentors, supervises, and evaluates Residence Assistants (RAs) and Senior Residence Assistants (SRAs);
Assists with the publication of all residence-related materials;
Meets with prospective students and their parents to answer questions or to address special requirements;
Responds on-site to any crisis/emergency situation in residence;
Performs additional related task as required.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Qualifications & Requirements
Over 2 years of relevant experience
Experience in a residence life position an asset;
Appropriate leadership skills, personal initiative, sound judgment and strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required along with a demonstrated knowledge of residence life issues;
Flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends and nights
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French.
Salary: Classification: Class 12 $26.04 to $33.99 per hour (APBU – unionized position)
Annick Corbeil - Manager of Student Life and Bishop's International