Residence Life Coordinator, Orillia Campus, Competition # OR-20-02, Orillia, ON

Orillia Campus Positions
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 4:30pm

Residence Life Coordinator

Orillia Campus

Full-Time, 12 Month Contract (possibility of renewal)

Competition # OR-20-02


The RLC position is a full-time, live-in staff member.  On-site housing and a meal plan are provided and are in addition to remuneration. Due to the nature of Residence Operations, the successful incumbent is required to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays and participate in an On-Call rotation.

Reporting to the Manager of Residence and Conference Services, the Residence Life Coordinator will promote and facilitate student success by ensuring emotional, physical, mental and social well-being of Residence students through organized social and educational programming as well as direct and indirect interaction.  Specific responsibilities include supervising a team of 12 Resident Assistants and Residence Council members, planning and executing Move-In Day, Residence Orientation, Move-Out and other events in collaboration with Residence and Conference Services.  Additionally, the incumbent will conduct Residence Life staff training, set and monitor budgets for Residence Council, review and assess incident reports as well as represent Residence on various University committees.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree and experience living in a college or university residence. Specific skills include the ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, multitask as well as work under pressure and meet deadlines as required.  The incumbent will also possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with the ability to handle all matters in a confidential manner.  Proficiency in all multimedia and social media is an asset. Proven record of crisis and incident management skills required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # OR-20-02, that includes a cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references, by 4:30 p.m. on February 28, 2020, to:

 Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Ave.


We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or to make appropriate arrangements.