The University of New Brunswick Saint John welcomes applications for the position of Residence Life Coordinator with Residence & Conference Services. This is a continuing full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with a salary range of $46,061 - $57,573 per annum.
The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is a leading member of the residential life team reporting to the Manager, Residence & Conference Services. The incumbent oversees the overall vision, impact and administration of Residence Life on campus, as well as all aspects of staff training, and Residence Orientation.
Note: Rent-free, on-campus, apartment (taxable benefit), $3000 declining balance in meal plan. The two bedroom apartment is furnished, newly renovated, air conditioned and has a private deck.
- Supervise, recruit, train, manage, and set schedules of Residence Life Staff.
- Advise students with personal, emotional, mental, and academic concerns and/or refer them to the appropriate university or community resources.
- Mediate, negotiate, and de-escalate student issues, for best possible outcomes.
- Consult with appropriate university personnel regarding any safety or security issues.
- Foster mutual understanding and inclusiveness for all cultures, race, sexual orientations, gender identities etc.
- Manage all Residence programming and activities. Ensure that Residence Assistants (RAs) are providing a balanced program of social, recreational, and educational activities. Approve RA budgets for their programming and activities.
- Liaise with community and campus partners in organizing programming that is aimed at residence students.
- Liaise with the Student Disciplinary Committee regarding issues concerning residence students outside of residence.
- Make decisions on consequences and decisions regarding residence bans, probations, and evictions.
- Track and deal with all incidents and shift reports as they pertain to residence.
- Keep the Manager, Residence & Conference Services briefed on issues as they arise.
- Ensure residence rules/policies are up-to-date and reflect the current needs of our students.
- Participate in various university committees as assigned by the Manager, Residence & Conference Services.
- Understand and coordinate/manage aid in residence in emergency situations (medical crisis, assault, sexual assault etc.).
- On-call 24/7. Other duties as required.
- Undergraduate Degree.
- Residence life training, with 2-3 years of residence life leadership experience in a post-secondary setting.
- CPR, First-Aid, Mental Health First-Aid, and public speaking experience would be considered an asset.
- Familiarity with the ERezLife platform would be considered a strong asset.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity.
- Initiative and ability to work and learn independently and on a team. Superb organizational skills.
- Conflict mediation, negotiation and de-escalation experience or training. Problem-solving and crisis management skills.
- Knowledge of student development theory.
- Ability and desire to be involved in the community.
- Coaching and team building skills in order to maintain a positive and trusting environment.
- Effective analytical skills, balanced with out-of-the-box thinking.
- Proficient with MS Office Suite.
Closing date for applications is July 28, 2021 4:00PM.
This position is covered by the terms and conditions contained in the Collective Agreement negotiated between UNB and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551.
The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.