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Residence Life Manager - University of British Columbia Okanagan campus

updated on 6:15 AM, May 6, 2019
Province: Kelowna, British Columbia
Position: Residence Life Manager
Deadline: May 10, 2019
Posted: May 3, 2019

Job Description / Duties

As a member of a team of Residence Life Managers, this position is responsible for providing support services that foster student learning, success and strong student communities through meaningful orientation and transition experiences. Establishes a climate that supports and facilitates student-focused approach to customer service and support. Supports and contributes implementation of the UBC Student Residential Experience such as residence life program curriculum development, staff recruitment, supervision, training and development, and student leadership development. To be responsible for all aspects of student life in an on-campus residence area and live in assigned accommodation. To manage the overall program and the residence life budget in their assigned area. To coordinate the delivery of all Residence Life services to residents to accomplish departmental goals.

Residence Life is a 24-hour operation providing support to students and responding to all resident crises and residence emergencies as well as inquiries from students, parents, emergency services and other university personnel.

This position is responsible for providing a residence life program that furthers student recruitment, retention, academic success, personal, and community and leadership development. The Residence Life Manager is required to live in an assigned apartment in their residence area, and is highly visible, works flexible hours, and is on-call and participates in a rotating on-call schedule.

The position reports to the Director, Business Operations and provides supervision to a team of Residence Advisors and Senior Residence Advisors.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of three to four years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Ability to be thorough, accurate, and have a high level of attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Proficiency with standard office software required. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and workshops. Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment. Ability to analyze problems, identify key information and issues, and effectively resolve issues. Ability to deal with a diversity of people in a calm, courteous, and effective manner. Oral fluency in a second language an asset. Ability to exercise tact and discretion.

Additional Information

To read a full position description and apply for the role go to UBC's career website https://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff-s.php. Job ID #33685.

Salary: $66,786.96 minimum - $80,175.96 midpoint

Contact Information

Shannon Dunn
Director Business Operations

Employer Profile

UBC's Okanagan campus is located in beautiful Kelowna, BC and opened in 2005. The campus serves a student population of 10,000 students with 1,700 students living in residence. Presently another 440 residence beds are being constructed.