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Residence Life Facilitator - Ryerson University

updated on 8:33 AM, January 29, 2018
Province: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Ontario
Position: Residence Life Facilitator
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Posted: January 26, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Residence Life Facilitators (RLFs) coordinate the development and delivery of Residence Life learning curriculum executed by student leaders living and working in residence (i.e.: Residence Advisors, Academic Links.) Curriculum includes informational and themed sessions focused on Residence Life learning goals to promote the development of strong residence communities. RLFs ensure prompt response to escalated student and advisor issues while on-site and during on call rotation. RLFs are required to live on campus.

To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:

*Successful completion of a post-secondary degree program or 4 years of specialized training in Student Development Theories and/or Adult Learning Theories.

*A minimum of two (2) years experience of living in residence and coordinating student staff within a residence environment, including event planning for students to ensure a positive sense of community.

*Experience responding to emergencies, crisis, or supporting students in distress are required; experience in dealing with crisis intervention and life threatening situations.

*Demonstrated experience in directly supervising student staff including hiring, training and on-boarding and performance management.

*Proven facilitation experience in developing and delivering training and reviewing learning outcomes based on community themed activities and workshops (leadership, health and wellness, connecting with campus partners, etc.) to the residence population.

*Skill in handling multiple tasks and taking initiative to create a positive living and learning community for post-secondary students.

*Skill in managing communities and student behaviour in a 24-hour environment.

*Strong interpersonal relationship skills to build partnerships with campus partners with Student Affairs.

*Excellent interpersonal skills; tact and diplomacy and sound judgement required when responding to student and staff inquiries and concerns.

Salary: $57,803.71 - $69,020.66 - total compensation for this position is within this range, plus a benefits package, and on-call premium; ALSO INCLUDED: unfurnished apartment (accommodation is a taxable benefit) in one of our residence buildings, furniture stipend, cell phone plan.

Contact Information

Brandon Smith (he/him/his)
Manager, Residence Life and Education

o: Pitman Hall 100 | 160 Mutual Street | Toronto, Ontario | M5B 2M2
e: brandonrsmith@ryerson.ca t: 416-979-5000 x7987
f: 416-979-5212 w: www.ryerson.ca/housing

Employer Profile

Ryerson University’s Housing & Residence Life department strives to be Canada’s responsive campus living and learning experience. Housing & Residence Life places emphasis on students’ holistic needs, new avenues of growth, and ultimately supports all housing for Ryerson students. The intention of the Residence Life & Education program is to holistically foster student development in all aspects of the individual and community experience in Residence. This is fostered through community development, capacity building, and promoting student success in and out of the classroom.