Residence Coordinator EB-472

Residence Coordinator EB-472

30 Apr
University of Alberta.

30 Apr

University of Alberta.


Residence Life

Competition No. -


Posting Date -

Apr 29, 2021

Closing Date -

May 13, 2021

Position Type -

Full Time - Operating Funded

Salary Range -

$57,628 to $78,270 per year

Grade -


Hours -


This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates.

- This position may be adjusted due to a current reorganization of the department, however, the core responsibilities will remain similar.

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.

This posting will also be used to fill up to two positions.

Residence Life at the University of Alberta is a leading program in Canada, dedicated to the principles of dignity, respect, safety, equity, learning and community. Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Life and guided by the University’s Academic Plan, the Residence Coordinator delivers programs and services that build community, facilitate learning and support student wellness.


- Administers the Residence Life program and works with the Leadership Team to provide direction concerning the University of Alberta's residence system, specifically within their assigned residence(s)

- Ensures that the health and safety of residents is paramount

- Implements programs that will facilitate personal, interpersonal, and academic development of first year residents

- Coordinates the student staff selection process; selects, supervises, trains and supports the student staff (Senior Resident Assistants and Resident Assistants)

- Advises and supports the residence student associations within the community

- Supports students in a number of areas, making referrals to other services when appropriate

- Works with Residence Operations to identify and address facility concerns

- Uses restorative justice practices to manage student behaviour, address community concerns and resolve roommate disputes

- Investigates incidents that are sensitive, serious and/or complex as needed by the supervisor, providing a written report and any recommended sanctions

- Shares responsibility for after-hour on-call duties for the residence system

- Works closely with other groups in the department and the larger university

- Oversees security and provides emergency crisis response

- Performs other related duties as required


- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counselling, Social Work or a related field; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered

- Minimum 1 year of directly related experience; this includes experience in supporting students with issues and concerns, dealing with emergency response type situations, using the restorative justice model to manage concerns/disputes, or experience in investigating student incidents and providing suitable recommendations in order to reach a resolution

- Significant intercultural competence (experience abroad, fluency in additional languages, relevant education or work experience) is preferred

- Fluency in French would be considered an asset for this position

- Previous professional experience in student affairs, a related master's degree or advanced training in an applicable subject is an asset

- Previous training in restorative justice, suicide intervention and first aid preferred

- Experience working in multicultural environments and previous supervisory experience are assets

- Demonstrated understanding of student needs and experiences

- Computer proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Outlook and Excel) and proficiency using Google Suite of software

- Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills

- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (non-GDL) with the ability to drive University Fleet vehicles is an asset

Please note: This is not a live-in requirement position, but this position does have the option to rent a semi-furnished staff apartment on campus.

How to Apply

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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