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Residence Life Coordinator (Temporary, 12-month position) - Loyalist College

updated on 7:21 AM, September 30, 2022
Province: Belleville, Ontario
Position: Residence Life Coordinator (Temporary, 12-month position)
Deadline: October 14, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Loyalist College is located on the territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishinaabeg, and the Haudenosaunee people. We acknowledge our shared obligation to respect, honour, and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within.

Loyalist College is Ontario’s Destination College – empowering students, faculty, staff, and partners through experiential, industry focused, cluster-based education, training, and applied research programs. Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, the College is perfectly positioned between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements, and superior student services. Its Belleville, Bancroft, and Toronto campuses and Port Hope satellite location support programs and services for more than 6,000 full-time and 8,000 part-time students each year.

The Residence Life Coordinator is involved in all aspects of the Residence Operation to varying degrees. The incumbent is the person primarily involved in the summer operation of the residence and plays a major role in the Residence Operation during the Fall and Winter semesters. The Residence Life Coordinator acts as a support for the students living in residence and provides a wide range of administrative services for the residence.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Coordinates a wide variety of summer groups and conference business, receiving bookings, tracking occupancy, establishing group contracts, organizing cleaning schedules for group stays, and preparing invoices.
• Coordinates the hiring and overseeing of student staff to run summer operations.
• Promotes and markets College Residence facilities to summer groups.
• Arranges summer student accommodations and coordinates all aspects of their stay
• Establishes protocols to assist in resolving student issues and crisis as they arise.
• Communicating with parents, emergency response personnel and outside resources in crisis situations.
• Coordinating maintenance of the Residence buildings, student financial and occupancy records.
• Monitoring student intake and placement of students
• Ensure the effective and cooperative functioning of the Residence Assistants (RA) as a collaborative team. This includes selection, training and development, evaluation, and on-duty scheduling of the student staff team.
• Chair RA meetings and Residence Council meetings (when required) and provide direction to RA’s when dealing with student issues.
• Oversees Residence Council sub-committees, organizes meetings, and monitors progress for each
• Responsible for providing event programming specific for Residence students, and will work closely with the Student Life Programmer in the delivery of programming to Residence Students.
• Provides on call evening and weekend emergency coverage with the Residence Manager

• Completion of a two (2) year diploma in Business, Marketing, SSW, Recreation Leadership, Social Sciences, or related discipline
• Certifications in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Training, Conflict Resolution/Crisis Intervention/De-escalation Training, Mental Health First Aid Training required
• A minimum of at least five (5) years of related experience dealing with student issues in a community college environment, particularly in a residence setting.
• Demonstrated skill in handling a variety of student issues including interpersonal/roommate conflicts, mental health issues, substance abuse and other “at risk” behaviours
• Proficient with MS Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
• Experience creating and maintaining reports and databases
• Superior communication (verbal and written) skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity
• Strong leadership, coaching and team building skills in order to foster an environment of trust and collaboration
• Successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check required prior to hiring

Additional Information

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted quoting the competition #PTS22-35R in the email subject line. Please send a covering letter and a resume in MS Word or PDF format to:

People and Culture E-mail: peopleandculture@loyalistcollege.com

Posted in accordance with Article 17.1 of the Full-Time Support Staff Collective Agreement

Please note: Following an offer of employment, candidates with Canadian credentials will be required to provide official transcripts from the granting educational institution(s); candidates with international credentials must provide World Education Services (WES) www.wes.org/ca evaluation (at their own cost) confirming Canadian equivalency of their credentials.

Loyalist is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive college community. We encourage and welcome applications from marginalized and equity seeking groups. Loyalist College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you have accommodation needs, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to peopleandculture@loyalistcollege.com.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Salary: $35.83 hours/week (includes on-call responsibilities)

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