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Residence Life Coordinator x2 - Trent University

updated on 2:23 PM, July 5, 2022
Province: Peterborough, Ontario
Position: Residence Life Coordinator x2
Deadline: July 17, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the residence life program in an assigned College(s) and fosters a sense of community and support for students in their building(s) of responsibility. Key roles include establishment of collaborative goals that challenge and support individual and community development including staff training, supervision and evaluation; implementation of programs to promote student learning through partnerships with members of the college and campus communities and individually; promotion of active student learning through regular interaction with students and student groups. The Residence Life Coordinator lives on campus in a designated University apartment and is part of a 24/7/365 on-call rotation.

For a detailed job description, please visit: https://www.trentu.ca/humanresources/careers/non-academic/residence-life-coordinator-2-positions

Qualifications / Required Skills

Honours Degree (4 year) required within the last 5 years.

Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree and/or with a focus in related fields including, but not limited to, Education, Social Work, and Psychology.

-A minimum of two years’ experience in a residence student leadership position is required.
-Two years’ experience in responding to residence crisis situations.
-Two years’ experience in relating to students and supporting student success
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and use initiative in applying and interpreting a variety of procedures, policies, and practices.
-Good writing skills.
-Must be proficient in the use of computer applications such as intermediate level word processing, spreadsheets and database applications.
-Ability to work independently and as a team player.
-Demonstrated skills in, and commitment to, customer service and continuous improvement.
-Criminal Records Check (dated within the last 6 months) will be required as a condition of employment.
-Must be available weekends and evenings to for regular office hours and after hours responsibilities and for weekend on call on a rotational basis.

Additional Information

For information on how to apply, please visit:

The RLC position is “live-in”. The apartment includes high speed internet, local phone service, cable television, access to a computer, and all utilities. The department also supports the professional development of its RLC staff.

Salary: $60,563 - $71,503

Contact Information

Lawrence Lam
Assistant Director, Residence Life & Education

Employer Profile

Trent University was founded on a commitment to interactive learning that is personal, purposeful and transformative. Recognized nationally for its leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts exceptional students, faculty and staff from across the country and around the world. Our Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto. In working together, our team prioritizes caring for one another, hustling to get things done, enjoying our work and interactions, and learning continuously.