Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: January 6, 2020
Posted: December 23, 2019
Job Description / Duties
The Residence Life Coordinator will be a full time live-in professional who plays a pivotal role in the Residence Life Program. The incumbent will supervise the day-to-day operations of an assigned residence community, while fostering a positive environment for student transitions. The Residence Life Coordinator will be 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.
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
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 including the Residence Activities Council
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 24/7 shared on-call support system
Provide emergency crisis response
Salary: $2455.75 semi-monthly
Manager, Residence Life
Mount Royal University
Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, more than 14,000 credit students choose from 12 bachelor degrees and 36 majors.
Mount Royal University is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut'ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda. We are situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is "Mohkinstsis," which we now call the city of Calgary. The city of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation.