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Residence Life Coordinator (2) - Simon Fraser University

updated on 10:56 AM, August 22, 2018
Province: Burnaby, British Columbia
Position: Residence Life Coordinator (2)
Deadline: September 4, 2018
Posted: August 22, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for developing and maintaining a positive living-learning environment for residence students that promotes academic and personal development. The incumbent collaborates with various internal and external campus departments to ensure the safety, security, and comfort of all residence properties. The Coordinator supervises and coordinates the work of a large number of student Residence Life staff in the delivery of a comprehensive Residence Life program. The incumbent responds to and manages crises and disciplinary situations in the residences as part of an on-call rotation. The Residence Life Coordinator maintains a presence on campus during non-business hours, weekends and holidays. This position requires a combination of established office hours and evening, weekend and holiday coverage. A furnished apartment with high-speed internet, cable, and phone line is provided, as well as a Residence parking spot.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Undergraduate degree and two years of residence life experience in a supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Excellent knowledge of suicide intervention, health & safety, first aid, and dispute resolution practices.
Knowledge of University policies, procedures, and resources in order to assist students and guide them to appropriate resources (e.g., Student Counseling Services, filing reports with Campus Security).
Excellent decision-making skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).
Excellent crisis management skills.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to develop and deliver training programs.
Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to interpret and apply policy such as the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection (FOIPOP) Act and the Residence Contract.
Proficient in the use of with word processing, database and spreadsheet applications (i.e., MS Word, MS Excel, Access, PageMaker, FileMaker).
Ability to meet criminal records search requirements.
Ability to arrange suitable transportation to various work locations.

Additional Information

We currently have 2 positions open:

One position is a Full Time, Continuing. - https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SIMOFRAS&cws=37&rid=432

One Position is a Full Time, Temporary, contract to May 31st, 2019. -https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SIMOFRAS&cws=37&rid=433.

Please submit an application for both positions if interested in both.

This is an exciting time at SFU, as we are growing! Check out the growth and direction of the Residence & Housing Department in our Residence and Housing Master Plan 2015-2035: https://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/students/residences/pdfs/NewResidenceBuilding/2015-10-20_Simon%20Fraser%20RMP2.pdf.

Salary: $45,025 to $53,765

Contact Information

Nathan Riley
Manager, Residence Life
T: 778.782.5589 | E: nriley@sfu.ca

Employer Profile

In the place where innovative education, cutting-edge research and community outreach intersect, you'll find Simon Fraser University (SFU). Our vision? To be Canada's leading engaged university.

Born in 1965, SFU has become Canada's leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia's largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and around the world.