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Residence Life Coordinator - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Campus

updated on 6:56 AM, May 10, 2021
Province: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: May 25, 2021

Job Description / Duties

The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Residence Life Coordinator with Student Services: Residence Life. This is a 3-year term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with a salary range of $45,269 - $56,583 per annum.

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for leadership development and training, student developmental programming and services, and administration of community standards, guidelines and policies. RLCs assist in all areas, but portfolios will allow for a particular RLC to take the lead in a certain area, such as training.

Position summary:
- Recruit, hire, train, and supervise Residence Proctors.
- Design and implement all residence student leadership training programs.
- Mentor Proctors with all in-house issues, including: event planning, conduct, programming, and student support.
- Remain current with and share emerging developments, trends, and technologies relevant to post-secondary student development theory and residence life, support, and programming.
- Initiate policy and procedures revisions and changes to meet changing needs.
- Manage the smooth transition of operations between student residence and the conference operations.
- Assist Director in updating Residence Life documents.
- Coordinate the compilation of annual surveys and reviews.
- Monitor and track all residence student conduct and support issues.
- Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the developmentally-focused programs.
- Assist in maintaining and implement the Residence Community Development Plan.
- Oversee and provide guidance for houses with respect to proctor programming and house funds.
- Plan and coordinate the Residence Life recognition events.
- Support the Student Events Review Committee in their approval of residence student events.
- Take part in the on-call rotation being available by telephone outside of office hours each day to support on campus staff in urgent/emergency situations.
- Help co-ordinate response to emergency or crisis situations on campus as directed by senior staff.
- Identify requirements and undertake training as necessary for crisis situations.

Qualifications / Required Skills

- Undergraduate degree in a related field, along with 3+ years of related leadership experience.
- Demonstrated mastery in the following areas: crisis Intervention, event planning and risk management, development and implementation of student/client-centric programming and services.
- Exceptional communication, consensus-building, and negotiation skills.
- Exceptional written communication skills.
- Empathetic listening skills for students and supporters in stressful situations.
- Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Extensive knowledge of student support trends and best-practices.
- Ability to successfully perceive, navigate and respond appropriately to sensitive issues.

Additional Information

This position is covered by the terms and conditions contained in the Collective Agreement negotiated between UNB and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551.

The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Complete posting and instructions on how to apply can be found at the following web page:


Salary: $45,269 - $56,583

Contact Information

Krysta Lee Kinney,
Director, Residence Life

Employer Profile

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is Canada's oldest English-language university and one of the first public universities established in North America. Founded in 1785, the multi-campus institution is home to over 60 research centres and institutes, groups and ongoing projects. The university offers over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs in 14 faculties to more than 10,500 students at campuses in Fredericton and Saint John from more than 100 countries, and several thousand more take UNB courses online and at partner institutions around the world. As the largest research institution in New Brunswick, UNB conducts more than 70 per cent of the province’s university research.