Assistant Residence Life Coordinator - Centennial Place | Scarborough, Ontario

We are seeking an Assistant Residence Life Coordinator (ARLC) whose responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) in overseeing the residence life and education functions.  This position will have a key liaison/partnership role with college stakeholders including Student Life, the Students’ Association, International Education, Security, Counselling, and the Centre for Students with Disabilities.  This position is mandatory live-in, and has on-call responsibilities.

 Critical Duties:

  • Developing, implementing and assessing the efficacy of living-learning community programs informed by applicable research, effective practices, and professional standards. Special attention to supporting supervision of Residence Life Staff in living-learning community roles.
  • Establishing Residence Council consisting of volunteer residents from each floor, facilitating a sense of belonging and shared expectations for community norms/conduct, feedback and property development.
  • Providing administrative assistance to the RLC in the scheduling of staff meetings, one-on-ones, conduct, follow-ups, and other tasks or responsibilities involving residents, staff, and/or internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

Support of Residence Life Staff (RLS)

  • Assist Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) in on-going supervision of RA staff
  • Assist with RA development in areas such as scheduling and on-going training
  • Assist in planning and implementing annual Fall RLS Training
  • Assist with planning and holding weekly RA meetings
  • Assist in planning and implementing RLS Hiring Process, including “Friday Night Lights.”
  • Coordinate and implement RA attendance in Events, Socials, and Programs run at the property.

 Life Safety of Employees and Residents

  • Live on-site, being available for after-hours Manager On-Duty response
  • Respond to student conduct, from behaviors contrary to community standards to response in student crisis and at-risk situations with a network of care.

Student and Community Development

  • Coordinate Monthly Newsletter for Current Residents
  • Assist in coordinating monthly Residence Life Report
  • Assist with implementation of the educational programming model as well as social events
  • Assist in managing and utilizing programming budget
  • Establish, develop, and serve as advisor for Residence Council on-site, facilitating bi-weekly meetings with voted members of the Resident population in accordance with Charter policies and procedures
  • Support RLC in oversight of student and community development by RA staff
  • Handle all scheduling and written communication with residents in response to Incident Reports in conjunction with RLC. Handle policy enforcement and discipline process for first-time, minor offenses of residents.

 Facility Management and Operations

  • Assist in daily operations, including providing staffing support during and outside of Office Hours
  • Knowledge in areas of operations, including marketing and leasing initiatives of the property
  • Administrative duties as assigned
  • CCC Obligations
  • Serve as CCC representative and liaison in all interactions
  • Assist in corporate projects as requested
  • Maintain ongoing communications with College and/or University Officials
  • The core of Canadian Campus culture involves everyone being fully invested in everything that we do down to picking up the smallest piece of garbage. No matter their position or duration at any given property, everyone picks up garbage.
  • Other duties as assigned

 To be successful in this position you should have:

  • 2 years’ experience in residence life and/or a bachelor’s degree in a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience and/or skills in residence life, student development, wellness programming, events planning, crisis prevention and intervention.
  • Knowledge of Email, Internet, Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; and property management software.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business/financial reports, and legal documents; respond to common inquiries or complaints; and write business correspondence and proposals.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

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