The Opportunity

Port Hawkesbury, NS
Education and Training
Competition Number: 2425-097

Operational Support

Coordinator, Campus Housing


Strait Area Campus

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

Student Services DepartmentFull-Time Continuing Position: Commencing approximately July 1, 2024.

Application deadline is 11:59pm, May 30, 2024.

Competition No. 2425-097

Salary range: $56,670.74 to $69,135.80 annually

What you'll do


What you'll be doing

The Coordinator, Campus Housing, will be expected to live on site year-round and must be able to work flexible hours in-office, on-call and within the building as needed. An apartment will be provided, in addition to salary.

Reporting on campus to the Manager of Student Services and functionally to the Manager of Housing & Student Life, you will play a key role in the campus implementation of NSCC's Campus Housing Operational Plan. You will have oversight of daily campus housing operations, Campus Housing community development and administrative duties/reporting. This will include mentorship and guidance for two Campus Housing Assistants, to create a safe and inclusive community environment.

Working with the provincial Campus Housing staff team, you will ensure operational consistency and service continuity. On campus, you will work with others on the Student Services team, the Business Office, the Facilities Department, and the Student Association to provide a wide range of activities, services and supports to enhance the quality of the student Campus Housing experience. During the summer months, you will provide oversight to our conference/guest services and will work with the campus on marketing and promotion of this resource.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is an undergraduate university degree in Business Administration, Management, or Social Sciences.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years (full-time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience, which includes experience in post-secondary Campus Housing operations/management and community (student housing) program development.
  • Occupational experience in areas such as on-campus housing hall supervision, emergency crisis response/management, training and mentorship of student staff, and non-academic student conduct.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams.
  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work
  • You have experience developing and delivering Campus Housing programs and events, as well as student focused training that fosters inclusion and a respect for diversity.
  • Previous support of summer conference/guest services would be considered an asset as a supplement to campus housing experience.
  • You must also provide a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Certification in the following are considered assets: Mental Health First Aid, ASIST Training, First Aid/CPR, Bystander Intervention Training, Crisis Response Training, Human Rights/Equity Training.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills and can interact at all levels of an organization
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You are a strong communicator both written and oral
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to Campus Housing administration, such as the ability to process and allocate rooms, manage active waitlists, prepare duty schedules, etc.)
  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to student conduct documentation and confidentiality standards
  • You have strong conflict resolution skills, the ability to problem-solve, and can judge when it's necessary to seek support
  • You are self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision

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A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

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Work With Us

As a condition of employment for this position, successful applicants are required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) with Criminal Record Check (CRC) prior to starting employment. Any cost incurred in obtaining these will be at the applicant's expense. Candidates will not be discriminated against on the basis of their background check. Our practice is to assess the criminal offence against the requirements of the position; not eliminate a candidate from consideration based on any criminal offence

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Sarah Curwin, HR Generalist, at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.