Career Opportunities

Staff Career Opportunity

Competition: 8461DM
Position Type: Public Relations Assistant V
Term: Full-time, Limited Term to May 30, 2014
Department: Residence Services
Date Posted: August 28, 2013
Closing Date: September 4, 2013
Description: The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is a full time live-in professional who plays a pivotal role in the Residence Life Program. They supervise the day-to-day operations of an assigned residence community, while fostering a positive environment for student transitions. The RLC reports to the Manager of Residence Life and is responsible for the overall organization and implementation of the Residence Life Program.
Duties: • Direct student and community development based on the values and mission statement of Residence Services
• Foster a living-learning environment whereby student academic success is a key focus
• Recruit, train and supervise para-professional staff
• Advise all student leadership programs including the Residence Activities Council
• Liaise with academic and service departments within the University to support student, para-professional staff, and community needs
• Oversee all programming initiatives, including para-professional staff and student leadership events and activities
• Be actively visible in the assigned student community and provide individual support and guidance for student issues and concerns
• Manage the residence student judicial process
• Participate in a 24x7 shared on-call support system
• Provide emergency crisis response
• Complete a number of administrative duties as assigned
Qualifications: • Undergraduate degree required along with a minimum of 2 years progressive experience in residence life or equivalent combination of education & experience
• Demonstrated leadership experience (particularly in a residence setting)
• Ability to adapt in a changing work environment
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills
• Demonstrated experience in supervision and program presentation
• Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point.

HOURS OF WORK: Flexible, including evening and weekend hours

Note: This is a mandatory live-in position. Residence Services will assign a private suite within the residence complex.
Salary: $2,297.13 semi-monthly
Closing Date: September 4, 2013
F: 403.440.6629

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc, .docx or .pdf formats only

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.