Thunder Bay Campus Residence Area Coordinator, Residence Life, Competition # SCHII-21-49, Thunder Bay, ON

Administrative/Staff Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 4:30pm

Thunder Bay Campus

Residence Area Coordinator

Residence Life

 Full Time, Contract (until May 12, 2023 with possibility of renewal)

Schedule II



Competition # SCHII-21-49



Lakehead University Residence consists of Residence Hall and townhouse/apartment style residences for 1,100 students.  Approximately 400 students are housed in the residence halls and 700 students in the townhouse/apartment complexes.


Reporting to the Director of Residence Services, the Residence Area 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 daily supervision of Resident Assistants and Residence Council, planning and executing Move-In Day, Residence Orientation and other related events in collaboration with Residence Operations and Administration.  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.   


Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by October 7, 2022.


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


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.


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.