Academic Residence Programming Coordinator

Applications must be received by February 25, 2019

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee Group:
PSAC
Job Title: 
Academic Residence Programming Coordinator
Department:
Residence Hall Programs Office
Wage or Salary:
$12.85 per hour
Hours of Work:
18 hours per week*
Subject to Budget Approval
Start Date: August 23, 2019
Length of Appointment:
August 23, 2019 to December 21, 2019
and January 2, 2020 to April 26, 2020
Number of Positions Available: One position available
Date Issued:
February 11, 2019

Duties:

  • Creating a welcoming residence check-in environment.
  • Promoting academic skills activities utilizing resources from the Department of Student Services, and liaising with professional academic skills staff to maximize their impact in the residence.
  • Assisting residents with the utilization of campus learning resources.
  • Working with Residence Council members in the planning and delivery of programming that enhances and encourages student engagement: including academic related programming and social/developmental programming.
  • Helping to plan, coordinate, and attend numerous events, most of which will take place after normal working hours. Weekend work will regularly be required.
  • Working with Residence Council members in the planning and delivery of academic programming that enhances and encourages student engagement.
  • Meeting regularly with the Residence Manager, the Residence Assistants, and various residence student councils, committees, and groups for planning, organizing, and evaluation purposes.
  • Under the supervision of the Residence Manager, coordinate and oversee the Residence Academic Mentors
  • and other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience:

Applicants must satisfy a number of requirements that include the following:

  • Live in residence, at normal room and board rates, maintain full-time student status, for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well with peers and an acceptable level of maturity. Demonstrated ability to influence in a positive manner the behavior of other people.
  • Academic proficiency as demonstrated by a high grade point average: preferably 3.0 or greater. The ARPC must function as an academic and behavioral role model for other residents.
  • The ARPC is not permitted to hold any residence government (other than Inter-Residence Chairperson) or major Student Union positions, or play on any of the University teams that have a schedule of field trips requiring frequent absences from campus.
  • Residence living experience of 4 months or more in Brandon University residence; however, experience over 1 year is an asset.

Interested applicants can submit a resume and a letter detailing their qualifications to:

Derek Booth, Acting Residence Manager, Residence Hall Programs Office Main Floor, McMaster Hall

Email: boothd@brandonu.ca

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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