Job Posting

Residence Life Coordinator

Temporary Full time (18 month contract)

Location:

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.

Deadline: October 25, 2020

Posted: October 14, 2020

Job Summary:
The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for developing and maintaining a positive living-learning environment for residence students that promotes academic and personal development. The incumbent collaborates with various internal and external campus departments to ensure the safety, security, and comfort of all residence properties. The Coordinator supervises and coordinates the work of unionized student staff in the delivery of a comprehensive Residence Life program. The incumbent responds to and manages crises and disciplinary situations in the residences as part of an on-call rotation. The Residence Life Coordinator maintains a presence on campus during non-business hours, weekends and holidays. This position requires a combination of established office hours and evening, weekend and holiday coverage. A furnished apartment with high-speed internet, cable, and phone line is provided, as well as a Residence parking spot.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and two years of residence life experience in a supervisory role within a unionized environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of suicide intervention, health & safety, first aid, and dispute resolution practices.
  • Knowledge of University policies, procedures, and resources in order to assist students and guide them to appropriate resources (e.g., Student Counseling Services, filing reports with Campus Security).
  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Excellent crisis management, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to develop and deliver training programs.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to understand, apply and explain policies such as the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection (FOIPOP) Act and the Residence Contract.
  • Proficient in the use of with word processing, database and spreadsheet applications (i.e., MS Word, MS Excel, Access, PageMaker, FileMaker).
  • Ability to meet satisfactory criminal records search requirements.
  • Ability to arrange suitable transportation to various work locations.


Please note: The incumbent responds to and manages crises and disciplinary situations in the residences as part of an on-call rotation. This position requires a combination of established office hours and evening, weekend and holiday coverage.

Assignment End Date: May 27, 2022

Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.