Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Residence Coordinator at University of Alberta

Residence Coordinator

Ancillary Services – Residence Life

Competition No.  –           S103932310

Posting Date  –                   Mar 17, 2017

Closing Date  –   Mar 30, 2017

Position Type  –                 Full Time – Operating Funded

Salary Range  –                   $57,628 to $78,270 (pro-rated) per year

Grade  –                08

Hours  –                40.00

This competition will be used to fill more than one position.

This position has an end date of approximately two years from the date of hire, with a possibility of extension, and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: www.hrs.ualberta.ca.

Residence Life at the University of Alberta is a leading program in Canada, dedicated to the principles of dignity, respect, safety, equity, learning and community. Reporting to the Residence Area Coordinator and guided by the University’s Academic Plan, the Residence Coordinator delivers programs and services that build community, facilitate learning and support student wellness. The Residence Coordinator will be assigned to a community within the University’s East Campus residences.

Residence Coordinators participate in an after-hours on-call rotation and live in an on-campus apartment as a taxable benefit.


Administers the Residence Life program and works with the Leadership Team to provide direction concerning the University of Alberta’s residence system, specifically within East Campus residences Ensures that the health and safety of residents is paramount Implements programs that will facilitate personal, interpersonal, and academic development of first year residents Coordinates the student staff selection process; selects, supervises, trains and supports the student staff (Senior Resident Assistants and Resident Assistants) Advises and supports the residence student associations within the community Supports students in a number of areas, making referrals to other services when appropriate Works with Residence Operations to identify and address facility concerns Uses restorative justice practices to manage student behaviour, address community concerns and resolve roommate disputes Investigates incidents that are sensitive, serious and/or complex as needed by the supervisor, providing a written report and any recommended sanctions Shares responsibility for after-hour on-call duties for the residence system Works closely with other groups in the department and the larger university Lives in the residence community to readily respond to student concerns Oversees security and provides emergency crisis response Performs other related duties as required Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s degree, supplemented with significant related residence experience in a leadership capacity; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered

1 to 2 years of directly related experience Previous professional experience in student affairs, a related master’s degree or advanced training in an applicable subject is an asset Ability to reside in residence and be prepared to work a varying/flexible schedule Previous training in restorative justice, suicide intervention and first aid preferred Experience working in multicultural environments and previous supervisory experience is an asset Demonstrated understanding of student needs and experiences Computer proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Outlook and Excel) Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

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