Coordinator, Residence Support

  • Huron University College
  • 1349 Western Road, London, ON, Canada
  • May 16, 2023
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Job Description

Huron invites applications for the position of:

Coordinator, residence support

Huron is unique to post-secondary institutions in Canada. With the aim to redefine Liberal Arts education, Huron is creating a university experience unlike any other that prioritizes ethical leadership and community engagement, as much as the pursuit of academic achievement.
As the founding college of Western University, since 1863, Huron has remained strategically small to best serve the needs of its students. We provide an elite, yet accessible, education, because every student with the passion and work ethic to positively change our world deserves to access the knowledge to understand it and the skills to shape it. Huron’s mission is to develop Leaders with Heart from all backgrounds and foster a vibrant and inclusive community and prepare students to be engaged citizens who transform the sectors they work within.

Reporting to the Residence Managers, the Coordinator, Residence Support will be part of a team to develop a supportive, engaging and inviting Residence Community. The incumbent will support the housing program, including working with the Dean of Students and Residence Managers to identify and expand residence and student-focused programs. The Coordinator, Residence Support will assist the Residence Managers and act as the first point of contact for programming and student engagement within the residence community at Huron.

The Coordinator, Residence Support will also participate in the recruitment of Housing Staff and volunteers and work collaboratively with the team to plan and support initiatives for the residence community.

This is a live-in position within our Huron residences. The incumbent will be provided with a single-occupancy room for the duration of the contract. This position will require work outside of the traditional hours of work including evenings, weekends, and on-call responsibilities.

  • Completion of post-secondary diploma from an accredited post-secondary institute;
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working in a post-secondary residence program;
  • Knowledge of post-secondary student transition, community building strategies, student management, etc. in a residence life/housing program;
  • Knowledge and understanding along with the ability to interpret the student life cycle
  • Proficiency and experience Outlook preferred;
  • Experience with StarRez Software preferred;
  • Excellent organizational, time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks with competing deadlines;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, customer service oriented, excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision;
  • A police record check completed from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

This is a full-time contract position until April 30, 2024, with a possibility of extension.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application no later than Monday May 30, 2023 by 11:59 pm. Your cover letter and a current resume may be submitted in one document (Word or PDF) in confidence to Huron via email to

Huron values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging our responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected to proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted. Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact Human Resources at Huron by phone at 519-438-7224 or at the email address above.