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 Student Housing Operations Specialist

Regular, Full Time


Cranbrook, BC

Deadline: 2021-03-03

Posted: 2021-02-19

College of the Rockies serves the communities of the East Kootenays. We acknowledge all our campuses are located in the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa people which is also home to the Kinbasket and Metis people. We welcome you to be part of our College community of employees who are Rocky Mountain Inspired, Small College Proud.


 Student Housing Operations Specialist

Regular, Full-time


As part of our student housing team the Operations Specialist will work at our Cranbrook Campus.  In January 2021 we opened 5 new buildings that have the capacity to house an additional 100 students.  The housing buildings are located just steps from the main campus with the buildings bordering the Cranbrook Community Forest and spectacular views of the Purcell mountains.


Duties: Reporting to the Manager, Student Life, the Housing Operations Specialist is responsible for overseeing the day to day coordination of student housing operations including occupancy software and access systems.  This position, in cooperation with the Student Housing Coordinator (SHC), will provide direction and support to the team of Community Leaders, Student Opportunities staff and the Student Housing Assistant.  The incumbent will act as the first point of contact in the Student Housing office and will provide administrative support for events, training and projects that will create a safe and positive living environment.


Qualifications: A diploma in business management, humanities, student development or related fields with a minimum of 2 years’ experience with administrative responsibilities in a college or university residence. A minimum of 1-year experience related to conflict resolution and problem solving. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Employment is conditional to possession of a Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License, confidentiality agreement, and a criminal record check.


Please see the Full Job Description in the link below.


As an employee of College of the Rockies, the successful candidate is expected to be a lifelong learner who continues to develop his/her skills to help the College meet the needs of our students and our other valued clients.


Salary: CUPE Pay Level 5 ($43,145 - $51,561 annually). The College also offers a comprehensive range of benefits.


Closing Date:  March 3, 2021


Preferred Start Date:  As soon as possible


Interested persons should submit both a cover letter and resume directly through the College Careers site under “Work Here  


Please quote Competition #21-CU-05


Please ensure your cover letter and resume clearly describe your related qualifications and experience as selection for interview will be based on the information provided.  


To support employment equity and diversity in the workplace, we encourage all qualified applicants, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity at College of the Rockies.


In the spirit of reconciliation, we are committed to increasing Indigenous representation throughout the institution and encourage applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resume.


We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.