Accountability: Vice President Student Life & Dean of Students
Under the direction of the Vice President Student Life & Dean of Students, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is tasked with inspiring and promoting community and a residence culture that supports students academically and enhances their mental, emotional, spiritual and physical wellness. We are seeking candidates who will bring new ideas to our team and will further our goals to enhance the on-campus student experience at King's. This is a live-in position (1000+ sq. foot two bedroom apartment with living room and full kitchen and in suite laundry overlooking Edmonton’s urban forest and city centre) in a campus residence facility. It includes a standard meal allowance as taxable benefit and often requires irregular hours with occasional evenings and weekends. Includes on-call responsibilities.
Responsible for implementing and evaluating a holistic, co-curricular, Christ-centered residence living program which aims to equip students as global citizens to “bring renewal and reconciliation to every walk of life as followers of Jesus Christ, the Servant-King.”
Provide training to Student Leaders and oversee a team of Residence Assistants.
Assist students in adapting to University and Residence life.
Participate in the non-academic restorative and punitive disciplinary procedures for resident students as outlined in the Student Handbook and Residence Life Community Living Standards.
Work with other campus departments and residence assistants to coordinate and manage an effective, vibrant Residence Life program encompassing each student’s experience from student placement and check in to student move out.
Be a visible presence on campus and at campus events (including staff orientation, new student orientation, and campus retreats).
Act as a role model for all resident students, developing appropriate mentorship relationships.
Refer, as appropriate, to other campus resources such as the Counselor, Student Success Coordinators, Wellness Coordinator and Campus Minister.
Work with the Vice-President of Student Life and Dean of Students to develop of a comprehensive strategic plan for residence life at The King’s University.
Provide information to general inquires and make appropriate referrals both within and outside Student Life program areas.
Receive and retain confidential information.
Assist with the promotion, application and hire of student staff for student life program areas.
Maintain Touchstone database for student conduct, crisis and students of concern.
Maintain knowledge of University policy and procedures.
Support and attend annual events such as the Student Leader Retreat, Orientation and Fall Retreat.
Participate in training that supports University-mandated changes or skill development.
Participate on University committees and other duties as assigned.
A passion for community building, mentoring and restorative approaches
Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Ability to prioritize workload and determine daily priorities for assignments, projects, meetings and appointments.
A mature and expressive faith commitment to Christ as Lord, demonstrated in a Christ-like attitude.
Capacity to work with a diverse student population.
A clear understanding of and commitment to The King’s University mission.
Load: Full Time (1.0)
Additional Salary Information: Rent and Meals included
About The King's University
A Record of Success: For the last four years, The King’s University College in Edmonton has been a leader in its sector with a “top of the class” grade of A+ for Quality of Teaching in the Globe & Mail Canadian University Report. For several years running King’s has also ranked at or near the top of national student satisfaction surveys reported in Maclean’s magazine. The lively, dynamic and nurturing learning environment at King’s is enhanced by the institution’s strong commitment to community service and faculty research. King’s offers fully accredited three and four-year Bachelor degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and commerce, as well as a two-year Bachelor of Education after-degree. King’s currently serves 800 students of all ages from a variety of backgrounds from across Canada and abroad, representing more than 16 nations.