Residence Life Coordinator

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Posting #:AP 73/2012
Posted:Nov 6, 2012
Employment Status:Permanent Full-Time
Faculty:Not Applicable
Department:Department of Residences, Student Services
Grade:Job Group K
Salary Scale:$43,480 - $54,298; Maximum: $65,158/annum
Hours of Work:

Job Summary

We’re one of the fastest-growing universities in Ontario, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to new construction and programs. We’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to attract world-class minds. Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula, Brock offers an exciting work environment with strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary programs and a vigorous research culture. We are looking for qualified people who will bring their expertise and dedication in support of the University’s goals and objectives.

Reporting to the Manager, Residence Life, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is one of five full-time residence professionals primarily responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of the Residence Life Programs including: programming, hiring process for RLS, investigating student misconduct allegations and determining sanctions, student and community development training, crisis management, and policy development and implementation. The RLC is responsible for providing assistance and support to all student groups, will directly supervise 2-3 Head Residents (senior student Residence Life Staff), and will provide directions and support to 20-30 student Residence Life Staff (RLS). The Brock residence system accommodates approximately 2400 students in 6 residence buildings. This position does not involve living on campus, but does include participation in a rotation 24-hour professional staff on-call system, and thus living within a reasonable proximity to campus is expected. This position requires frequent evening and weekend work hours.


The ideal candidate will have:
• A university degree
• Two years related experience working within a residence system, including designing and delivering training
• Proven conflict mediation, crisis management and group development skills
• An understanding of the unique nature of working with students
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Experience in effectively delivering presentations and training
• Ability to critically assess, problem solve and be creative
• General knowledge of basic computer software (familiar with eRezLife or related systems and updating/modifying websites is an asset)


This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver. Applicants are invited to submit a resumé and cover letter, including salary expectations, by applying online below by Thursday, November 15, 2012.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer.