Position: Residence Life Manager
Deadline: May 20, 2022
Job Description / Duties
Primary responsibility for liaising with building staff to deliver high-quality services, spaces and resources to student residents at Bader Hall. Portfolio includes enrolment, orientation, student conduct, staff supervision, programming, on-call and crisis management.
The role of Residence Life Manager (RLM) is a challenging position. The RLM lives in the student residence, takes responsibility for dealing with a wide variety of issues including offering advice and support to students, is responsible for the conduct process, and facilitates intentional living and learning experiences that enhance student growth and well-being, promote intellectual development, and guide their development as individuals and community members.
The RLM reports to the Director of Student Experience and Residence Life and works closely with the Student Services Manager. Two Student Life Coordinators report to the RLM. Duties will vary somewhat, but the RLM will be required to be on-call approximately 10 days per month as the next level up from the SLC on-call. Being on-call at the BISC requires staff to carry a work phone 24/7 so they can be reached in concerning and emergency situations.
Qualifications / Required Skills
We are looking for individuals who are self-starters and can take the initiative and work in a fast-paced and busy environment. The ideal candidate will have experience of living and working in a university residence setting and/or experience of working or volunteering in student affairs or student life roles.
Applicants are expected to be educated to an undergraduate degree standard or equivalent and have suitable experience delivering programming in a university environment. Experience in, or familiarity with, the Canadian post-secondary sector would be an asset. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK (see application webpage for more details). Please note applicants will be required to satisfactorily complete a Criminal Record check from their country of origin and/or an enhanced UK Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Further information on the Residence Life Manager role, and how to apply, can be found on the BISC website: https://www.queensu.ca/bisc/about-us/employment/rlm
Salary: £27,500 per annum, including on-site accommodation
Director of Student Experience and Residence Life
Bader International Study Centre, located at historic Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, is the overseas campus of Queen’s University, Canada. The campus occupies a 600-acre estate, including a range of academic, residential, and recreational facilities. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide exceptional academic programming for undergraduate and postgraduate students from Canada and around the world. We also serve as a venue for international conferences and meetings. Our wholly owned trading subsidiary, Herstmonceux Castle Enterprises Limited, is responsible for running the gardens and grounds, corporate events, and other functions.
The BISC is committed to employment equity, inclusion and diversity and supports fair treatment and opportunity for all.