Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Posted: April 18, 2018
Job Description / Duties
About Residence Services
Mount Royal University’s Residence Services is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive living learning community. We strive to be inclusive, responsive and respectful of the individual. The environment is designed to enhance and develop both the personal growth and academic success of the student and their role as a responsible community member.
About the Role
Reporting to the Manager of Residence Life, the Residence Life Coordinator is a full time live-in professional who plays a pivotal role in the Residence Life Program. The Residence Life Coordinator will supervise the day-to-day operations of an assigned residence community while fostering a positive environment for student transitions. The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for the overall organization and implementation of the Residence Life Program.
This is a mandatory live-in position. Residence Services will assign a private suite within the residence complex. The incumbent must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including evening and weekend hours.
This position is limited term with an end date of June 3, 2019.
Direct student and community development based on the values and mission statement of Residence Services
Foster a living-learning environment whereby student academic success is a key focus
Recruit, train and supervise para-professional staff
Advise all student leadership programs
Liaise with academic and service departments within the University to support student, para-professional staff and community needs
Oversee all programming initiatives including para-professional staff and student leadership events and activities
Be actively visible in the assigned student community and provide individual support and guidance for student issues and concerns
Manage the residence student judicial process
Participate in a 24x7 shared on-call support system
Provide emergency crisis response
Qualifications / Required Skills
Undergraduate degree required along with a minimum of 2 years progressive experience in residence life or equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated leadership experience (particularly in a residence setting)
Ability to adapt in a changing work environment
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills
Demonstrated experience in supervision and program presentation
Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point
Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University has built a reputation on a strong, liberal education foundation. Our vision is to provide an exceptional undergraduate educational experience for our students.
We are a community of engaged citizens, providing personalized, experiential and outcome-based learning in an environment of inclusion, diversity and respect. Through our focus on teaching and learning informed by scholarship, we are preparing our graduates for success in their careers and lives.
Mount Royal University presently offers 12 four-year baccalaureate degrees with 32 majors, with a view to grow this mix to 15 degrees and 50 majors by 2025. Current degree offerings are unique, and include four-year bachelor degrees in interior design, midwifery, child studies and health and physical education, as well as arts, criminal justice, business administration, communication, computer information systems, education, nursing and science. Mount Royal also offers robust continuing education programming as well as an internationally-renowned music conservatory.
More than 13,000 credit students attend Mount Royal University annually, with more than 90,000 Mount Royal alumni contributing to their communities worldwide.
Our faculty provide a teaching and learning environment that welcomes challenging ideas. Our staff are dedicated to supporting our campus so that students are provided with an exceptional educational experience. Our management team provides leadership throughout the University, and inspires others at all levels to be leaders in their own important sectors.
In support of our students, and in response to our broader community, we know that investing in our employees benefits the University as a whole. Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success. Our faculty, staff and management are united in creating a thriving learning environment for our students.
Mount Royal University is an exceptional community focused on our people.