Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Residence Life Coordinator Mount Royal University

Residence Life Coordinator
Residence Services
Public Relations Assistant V
Full-time, Limited Term to July 25, 2017 (Possibility of Extension)

Competition Number: 9584DM

Residence Services is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive living learning community. We strive to be inclusive, responsive and respectful of the individual. The environment is designed to enhance and develop both the personal growth and academic success of the student, and their role as a responsible community member.

The Residence Life Coordinator will be a full time live-in professional who plays a pivotal role in the Residence Life Program. The incumbent will supervise the day-to-day operations of an assigned residence community, while fostering a positive environment for student transitions. The Residence Life Coordinator will be responsible for the overall organization and implementation of the Residence Life Program.

Note: This is a mandatory live-in position. Residence Services will assign a private suite within the residence complex. The incumbent must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including evening and weekend hours.

• Direct student and community development based on the values and mission statement of Residence Services
• Foster a living-learning environment whereby student academic success is a key focus
• Recruit, train, and supervise para-professional staff
• Advise all student leadership programs including the Residence Activities Council
• Liaise with academic and service departments within the University to support student, para-professional staff, and community needs
• Oversee all programming initiatives, including para-professional staff and student leadership events and activities
• Be actively visible in the assigned student community and provide individual support and guidance for student issues and concerns
• Manage the residence student judicial process
• Participate in a 24×7 shared on-call support system
• Provide emergency crisis response

• Undergraduate degree required along with a minimum of 2 years progressive experience in residence life or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Demonstrated leadership experience (particularly in a residence setting)
• Ability to adapt in a changing work environment
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and conflict management skills
• Demonstrated experience in supervision and program presentation
• Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point

Salary: $2,455.75 Semi-monthly

Closing Date: August 4, 2016

When applying, please quote the competition number in the subject line of your e-mail. Cover letters and resumes should be submitted in one .pdf formatted document. Please title your .pdf document as follows: [Last Name], [First Initial].pdf (ex. Smith, J.pdf). Failure to submit your application as directed will prevent your application from being processed. Submit your application to:

Mount Royal University
Department of Human Resources
e: webapply@mtroyal.ca

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