Job Posting

Coordinator, Student Life & Learning

Permanent Full Time


Student Life Centre, Brescia University College

Deadline: August 20, 2017

Posted: August 8, 2017


Brescia University College (, a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is Canada’s only women’s university providing a rich educational experience to over 1,500 students. Brescia is seeking a dynamic individual to fill a permanent fulltime position as:

(Permanent full-time – August 2017, Level 6; $50,525-$55,231-$59,863)

The Student Life Centre (SLC) provides a broad framework of student engagement programs, services, and initiatives that support and enhance the student experience at Brescia, particularly: orientation & transition, career development & education, mental health & wellbeing, experiential learning, and leadership & involvement. The work in Student Life is collaborative and integrated: coordinating all of our partners, working across disciplines, and encouraging multifaceted approaches and expertise.

Reporting to the Manager, Student Life and working with the team in the Student Life Centre, this position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of initiatives dedicated to supporting a culture of learning, development, service, and engagement for students at Brescia. Key responsibilities divided between two Coordinators include planning, developing, implementing, and assessing initiatives that meet student needs. Initiatives include: Career Advising; Career Development programs and projects (i.e., Professional Mentoring Program, Career Peers, Work Study); First Year Experience (Orientations, Soph Peer Mentor Program); Experiential Learning (curricular Work-Integrated Learning, MOS Internship); Annual Student Leader Recognition Event; student communications (marketing, promotions, social media). Supporting initiatives may include: GirlsLEAD supervision; Co-Curricular Record; or staffing support in Brescia’s integrated student services office, ‘The Hive’.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum three years relevant experience in Student Affairs, in a student development or student success role. A master’s degree in Education, Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Community Development, or a related field is an asset. We seek a strong collaborator who is highly motivated, creative with outstanding critical thinking, and can work independently with the ability to plan ahead. The ability to establish own priorities in strategic alignment with Centre’s priorities, while meeting timelines efficiently, is essential. The skill to effectively adapt and respond to complex and changing needs in cooperation with a broad array of stakeholders, within and outside Brescia, is crucial. Some evening and weekend work is required.

For a detailed description of the role please email with your request.
Please submit a letter of application and resume by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, August 20, 2017, to:

Brescia University College
c/o Human Resources
1285 Western Road, London, Ontario N6G 1H2

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