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 a large number of student Residence Life 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.
Undergraduate degree and two years of residence life experience in a supervisory role, 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 oral and written).
Excellent crisis management skills.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to develop and deliver training programs.
Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to interpret and apply policy 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 criminal records search requirements.
Ability to arrange suitable transportation to various work locations.
SALARY RANGE: $44,185 to $52,763 per annum (effective July 1, 2017)
START DATE: ASAP
POSITION END DATE: May 11, 2018 A detailed resume and cover letter quoting Competition #351 must be received in our office by 4:30 pm on July 4, 2017, addressed to the attention of Deborah Walker, Human Resources Advisor. Please follow the application instructions at: http://www.sfu.ca/hr/prospective_employees/HowToApply.html.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.