Position: Residence Life Coordinator
Deadline: May 16, 2018
Posted: May 8, 2018
Job Description / Duties
Reporting to the Dean of Residence, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is one of 2 live-in positions that coordinates and monitors student life in Chestnut Residence in accordance with the mission and policies of the residence and the University of Toronto. The Chestnut Residence houses approximately 1100 students. The RLCs are responsible for assisting the Dean of Residence in developing and sustaining a supportive, inclusive and accepting living community for all students in the Chestnut Residence. The RLCs work closely together and with the Dean of Residence and the Assistant to the Dean, Residence Life (ADRL) to select, train and supervise the Residence Dons throughout the academic and summer terms. Each RLC is directly responsible for approximately 11 Dons, including 1 Lead Don.
The RLCs promotes community development and the academic success and personal growth of individual residents through program implementation, policy development, residential governance and the advising and daily involvement with students. As well, the RLCs will liaise with the Residence Office (specifically the Dean, Assistant Deans, and the Coordinator, Residence Services) to facilitate the operational and maintenance systems necessary to implement these programs.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree is an asset.
Experience living and working in a university residence setting, either in a similar position or as a Senior Residence Don/Lead Don. Experience in counseling, programming and discipline in an undergraduate residence community.