Coordinator, Student Engagement

Student Services
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Closing date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 17:00
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Job description: 



This is a temporary full time recruitment -- two positions due to leave vacancies.

Reporting to the Manager, Student Engagement, the Coordinator, Student Engagement develops and delivers services that attract, retain, and support student success. The Coordinator works in a team environment to provide integrated support to Royal Roads students in on-campus, blended and online programs.  Specific areas of support include: new student orientation, international student advising, student peer mentor programs, student events and activities, frontline support for student issues and concerns, general student information and communications, and formal liaison with the Royal Roads University Student Association (RRUSA).




To be well qualified for the role you will require the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline and three years’ experience in a post-secondary setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent problem solving ability, as well as a high level of diplomacy, tact, and judgment necessary when dealing with difficult situations
  • Demonstrated experience with student service initiation and delivery in a post-secondary environment, particularly with orientation, student activities and student governance
  • Ability to effectively handle student conduct issues, conflicts, incidents, and complaints.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with experience in a diverse setting; demonstrated intercultural competence and practical experience working with individuals and groups from different cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience with group leadership, project management and event planning
  • Ability to create effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • Fluency in online learning environments and proficiency with a variety of social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter
  • Strong administrative and financial stewardship skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours (occasional evenings or weekends)
Application submission information: 

These temporary full-time positions will work on campus for 37.5 hours per week. Both positions will start immediately, one is for an approximate term of 6 months and the other is for an approximate term of 11 months. The possibility of extension is dependent on operational needs.

The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 with a recruitment range that starts at $42,864 per annum. The University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your application to: with a subject line of:

16-004 – Last name, First name 


Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road

Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2

Fax:  (250) 391-2570  Tel:  (250) 391-2511


The competition began on January 13, 2016 and will close on January 27, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While RRU values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.  Royal Roads University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf.