Position: Student Life Coordinator (4 Positions)
Deadline: May 9, 2022
Job Description / Duties
The role of the SLC provides an exciting opportunity to live and work at an English countryside estate castle. SLCs are critical to the social and professional community within the BISC. SLCs are responsible for dealing with a wide variety of issues facing students, while promoting a sense of belonging and facilitating a positive and respectful community among students. In the role, SLCs will provide advice and support to students, develop activities that promote intellectual development and personal growth, assist in the conduct process and facilitate intentional living and learning experiences that enhance student growth and well-being. The Student Services team delivers a significant amount of social and educational programming on campus that reinforces the university’s academic mission and contributes to the students’ overall learning experience. SLCs will be pro-active, and work as part of a team in which effective communication and reliability is key. In addition to regular programming duties, SLCs will each get the opportunity to take on one specific portfolio. Each portfolio engages current students and SLCs will be responsible for mentoring and leading them toward a common goal.
This position requires incumbents to live in the student residence and participate in a 24 hour on-call rotation.
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 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. Candidates 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.
4 Student Life Coordinator positions available, each with a unique portfolio.
Further information about the posting, and how to apply, can be found on the BISC website: https://www.queensu.ca/bisc/about-us/employment/slc
Salary: £23,000 per annum plus accommodation onsite in an ensuite room and meals during term-time
Sam Edgar, Student Services Manager
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.