Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: February 27, 2018
Posted: February 14, 2018
Job Description / Duties
The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is a live-in position responsible for the overall quality of living, within their assigned student residence(s). The RLC is responsible for the implementation of academic & social programming, staff development, student development, community development, and building administration & management. The RLC also participates regularly in company-wide program and initiative development, as part of Campus Living Centre’s Residence Life department.
Administration and Building Management
- Coordinate the opening and closing of the residence(s) during appropriate times (e.g., move-in, move-out, winter break, etc.).
- Oversee occupancy management of assigned residence(s).
- Manage all aspects relating to the Residence Life Office. This includes, but is not limited to, supplies, cleanliness, and access.
- Monitor departmental spending and manage budget.
- Maintain the property social media account(s).
- Liaise and support institutional recruitment efforts with a focus on promoting on-campus living.
- Connect with contacts within the local community who support student development, such as local businesses, emergency services, and regional health services.
- Maintain regular communication with the Property Support Residence Life Team (Director/Associate Director, Residence Life & The Student Experience).
Crisis and Incident Management
- Serve as part of the departmental rotation of on-call managers.
- Be familiar with and follow the Campus Living Centres policies and procedures.
- Perform mediations and interventions as needed.
- Coordinate with outside agencies in response to crises.
- Serve as a conduct administrator for the assigned residence(s). This includes, but is not limited to, management of the incident report database, investigating incidents, and following up with student concerns.
Student and Staff Development
- Maintain visibility and presence within the assigned residence community.
- Develop an engaged and inclusive residence community by implementing the Community Development Model, leading a Residence Orientation, and implementing social and educational programming.
- Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and mentor a team of Resident Advisors and/or Community Advisors.
- Create and deliver training sessions for the Residence Life Staff. These trainings include, but are not limited to the Residence Life Staff Training Conference and property training.
- Liaise, collaborate, and partner with institutional partners to support the needs of students.
- Support and provide guidance to the Residence Council. This includes, but is not limited to, aiding in elections, facilitating the creation of programs/events, or soliciting feedback for residence improvements.
- Develop and maintain internal and external relationships. This includes but is not limited to, institutional committees/offices, Campus Living Centres properties/Property Support, OACUHO, ACUHO-I, CACUSS, etc.
- Other duties as assigned.
Performance will be primarily measured on the following factors:
Skill & Knowledge;
Quality of Desired Results;
Adaptability & Flexibility;
Organizing & Planning; and
Qualifications / Required Skills
- An undergraduate degree (or equivalent combination of educational experience);
- Proven leadership abilities;
- Highly developed oral and written communication skills;
- Excellent organizational skills;
- Ability to work in fast-paced environment and solve complex student, staff and administrative problems;
- Training in crisis/emergency situations;
- Understanding of student development theory;
- Demonstrated creativity, initiative and an ability to organize and facilitate events;
- An ability to interact with all members of the college community; and
- General knowledge of basic computer programs (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.) is required.
Minimum of 1-2 years experience in Residence Life or Student Leadership.
Base pay and other compensation are dependent on location, level, function, and a number of other factors. Annual performance reviews give employees the opportunity to earn increases in their base pay, and in some cases, annual bonuses. Some functions, such as sales, have a component of their pay based on commission.
Our benefit program provides our employees with a comprehensive plan designed to give you and your family peace of mind. You should not have to worry about things like your health, and we will do whatever we can to help. Some of the benefits offered include:
Comprehensive Drug and Medical Coverage;
Dental Insurance Coverage;
Vision Care Plan;
Company-Sponsored Retirement Plans (RPP);
Education Assistance Program;
Comprehensive Campus Living Centres Training;
It is Campus Living Centres policy to promote equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
Campus Living Centres does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status or sexual orientation. Campus Living Centres prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the grounds listed above. This applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and promotion.
Not only is Campus Living Centres committed to workplace diversity, Campus Living Centres provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Director, Residence Operations
*This is a live-in position in a student residence, overseeing the residence staff and programming for Sheridan College Residence - Trafalgar Campus.
*This is a two-year contract position with an opportunity to extend.
*Having a driver's license and own vehicle is preferred.