DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.

Residence Life Assistant
Campus Services

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. More than 15,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity

Opened in September 2005, the MacEwan Residence is located at the City Center Campus and houses nearly 900 students in a variety of bachelor, 2 bedroom and 4-bedroom suite-style units. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, and affordable housing option to students that supports their learning, development and personal growth.

The Department of Residence Services is currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to fill the role of Residence Life Assistant. Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Life, the Residence Life Assistant is responsible for developing, administering, and promoting residence life, including achieving a high standard of community living that facilitates positive and directed student development.

This is a full-time 36-month replacement term position.

Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills

  • Strong judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

  • Excellent organizational and management skills

  • Strong initiative and follow-through

  • Computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Effective leadership and facilitation skills

  • Team player

  • Working knowledge of StarRez and/or E-Rezlife is an asset

Qualifications

  • Certificate or Diploma in a related field including, but not limited to humanities, student development or management

  • One to two years' experience in a residence life leadership role

Position Requirements (optional)

The successful applicant will be a team player who can work flexible and varied hours. Security Clearance Check will be conducted as a condition of employment. There is a mandatory live-in requirement for this position in an assigned private furnished suite within the Residence as a taxable benefit to the incumbent. The incumbent will share on-call (carry cell phone) responsibilities for emergency after hours coverage.

Benefits

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

  • Competitive base pay

  • Generous vacation time

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Continuous learning culture

  • Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serve as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.

Accessibility Statement

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact humanresources@macewan.ca and we will support you to the best of our ability.

Category Full-Time Replacement Term
Salary MSA Band C (Steps 1-5): $21.60 - $26.75 per hour
Closing Date October 15, 2021
Competition No. 21.10.158


Personal Information Collection Notification
Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.