Community Life Coordinator (Undergraduate) (Full-Time)

Full-time @Tyndale University in Education
  • Post Date : May 10, 2024
  • Apply Before : June 9, 2024
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  • Job ID 42424

Job Description

Position Purpose

The Community Life Coordinator (Undergraduate) – henceforth Coordinator – provides oversight to most co- and extra-curricular student programming for Tyndale University (Undergraduate Studies). Working closely with student representatives across the organization, the Coordinator advises, coordinates, and assists with student-related events and programs while providing counsel, leadership development, and mentoring for student leaders. The Coordinator assists in planning and coordinating other campus-wide events and programs, including orientation activities.

Primary Responsibilities

People Management

  • Coordinates the hiring and training of Tyndale University Undergraduate Student Association (TUUSA) officers, Resident Advisors, House Leaders, and Commuter Representatives
  • Oversees officers of the TUUSA (Executive team and Event Coordinators)
  • Oversees officers of the Tyndale University B.Ed. Representative Council
  • Contributes to the leadership development and spiritual formation for undergraduate student leadership members and B.Ed. Rep Council.
  • Assists in developing structures and initiatives to equip student leaders in growing their skills as event programmers and people managers.
  • Ensures various duties and events are carried out according to the mission and vision of Tyndale University and the Department of Student Development.

Student Programming

  • Provides direction and support to the development of programs, activities and events that encourage on-campus and commuter students to develop holistically.
  • Assists in coordinating CULTIVATE new student orientation program
  • Assists in coordinating new student orientation program for B.Ed. students
  • Oversees House system and the implementation of its programs
  • Develops activities and programming that contribute to student retention and the fostering of student community development
  • Contributes to and assists with the coordination of Student Development-related campus events and programs that are inclusive of the entire student body
  • Maintains pertinent website(s) and social media accounts
  • Collaborates with other departments, including Academics, Alumni, Conference & Campus Services, Marketing, and Admissions

Student Development

  • Contributes to undergraduate student leadership training.
  • Attends and participates in regular department meetings and conferences as deemed necessary.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments to provide services, support, and programs for Tyndale students.
  • Ensures regular and timely communication of student activities and events to other departments and the wider Tyndale community.

Position Qualifications

Education

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Graduate degree in Higher Education, Student Development, Counselling, or Biblical Studies/Theology (preferred)

Experience

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in student development/higher education work
  • Managerial experience
  • Experience working with young adults

Skills and Abilities

  • Good problem solving skills
  • Strong planning ability
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task
  • First Aid and CPR certification (preferred)
  • Mental Health First Aid certification (preferred)
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Excel, and social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook

Personal Characteristics

  • Professionalism and tact – ability to interact with students, their families, and colleagues
  • Strong listening skills
  • Team oriented with ability to take initiative
  • A keen desire to serve the Tyndale community, local church, and family and friends. A firm commitment to Tyndale’s mission, values, Statement of Faith and Community Standards.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • General office environment and office equipment
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, and work with interruptions
  • Ability to mentor and guide students, providing physical, mental, emotional and spiritual support
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, at times working nights and weekends
  • May encounter challenging people from time to time. Important to maintaining a calm and professional demeanor; listening to needs.
  • Moderate – high level of stress. May result from emergency/security situations, personnel issues and disciplinary measures as required

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

Salary Range

$44,000 to $48,500

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