Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education - University of Toronto, Student Family Housing
Position: Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education
Deadline: July 8, 2018
Posted: June 27, 2018
Job Description / Duties
Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education (TERM)
Job Number: 1802617
Faculty / Division: Ancillary Services
Department: Charles Street Student Family Housing
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Reporting to the Manager, Residence Life & Admissions, the Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education coordinates and monitors student life at the Charles Street Student Family Housing Residence. The Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education is responsible for assisting the Manager, Residence Life & Admissions in developing and sustaining a supportive, inclusive and accepting living community for all students at Charles Street. The Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education selects, trains and supervises the Residence Advisors throughout the year in consultation with the Manager, Residence Life & Admissions.
The Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education promotes community development, academic success and the personal growth of individual residents through program implementation, policy development, residential advocacy and daily involvement with students. In addition, the Residence Life Coordinator, Communication & Education will liaise with members of student affairs, student leaders and staff throughout the University to facilitate the operational and maintenance systems necessary to implement these programs.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Education: Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a university residence setting, either in a similar position or as a senior residence don. Must have experience in counseling, programming, and discipline in a residence community.
Word processing and experience within a PC environment. Knowledge of the MS Office Suite and desktop publishing is an asset. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Proven leadership, supervisory and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated conflict resolution skills essential. Must have an interest in and acceptance of students who come from a diverse range of backgrounds. CSSFH is a highly multi-cultural community, with families from diverse countries, languages, religions, sexual orientation, which will require the incumbent and Residence Advisors to play a key role in maintaining an inclusive and safe community for all tenants. Ability to exercise creativity in developing and improving programs, policies and staff development.
Comfortable working in an unpredictable and often stressful environment both independently and as part of a team of diverse individuals. Must be tactful, patient, be sensitive to others’ concerns, show initiative, be flexible, and display enthusiasm.
Please note: This is a term contract from July 2018 ending in January 2020. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Employee Group: CUPE Local 3261
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Job Field: Administration
Job Posting: Jun 27, 2018
Job Closing: Jul 8, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Pay Scale Group & Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 09 - $55,169 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $70,552. Pay scale and job class assignment are subject to a determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
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