Essential Job Functions
Key responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Plan and organize recreational and cultural opportunities, both on and off campus, to provide varied options for student participation.
- Ensure that those programs are organized and executed at a high professional level with appropriate adult supervision and consistent student participation.
- Ensure that program offerings are adequately planned, equipped and supervised.
- Work closely with Houseparents to ensure and increase student involvement in the organized groups.
- Develop student leadership skills through the Student Representative Council, and Student Leadership Conventions.
- Promotes, organizes, schedules and supervises and oversee an intramural sports program.
- Organize and promote student-organized groups which develop community involvement such as Students Against Drunk Driving, Relay for Life and the Terry Fox run.
- Plan and organize special events for the students on and off-campus such as 3-4 dances per school year, Grade 12 Leadership Day, Turnaround Day, and Alumni Weekend Fun Day.
- Develop annual and long-range plans for student activities, as well as submitting a monthly calendar of events.
- Develop and submit budgets for activities.
- Fundraise with students for extra resources.
These competencies describe the behaviours and expectations required for success in this position:
Accountability: Assumes responsibility for own actions, decisions and results. Demonstrates commitment to accomplish work in an ethical, efficient and cost-effective manner. Exhibits a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.
Integrity: Behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner that contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization. Displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on the organization, self and others; is trustworthy.
Interpersonal Relations and Skills: Develops and maintains effective relationships with students and staff. Relates well to people from varied backgrounds and in different situations. Must be able to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
Decision Making: The ability to assess a situation and determine a course of action by applying knowledge, past experience, logic and insight, including in cases where discretion is required because the situation is unclear or information is limited.
Planning and Organizing: Establishes a systematic course of action for oneself and others to ensure the accomplishment of a specific project, objective and/or work plan; determines priorities and allocates time and resources effectively.
Safety Awareness: Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards and practices; identifying and correcting conditions that affect student safety.
Student Focus and Responsiveness: Must be able to achieve excellence in delivering planned student service outcomes (i.e. service levels and standards) for the department and monitoring the department’s service delivery in order to achieve the targets and to ensure the highest level of student care and student satisfaction.
Verbal Communication: The ability to clearly and effectively express information, ideas and opinions through the spoken word to deliver messages that are clearly understood by the intended audience.
This position operates on the College’s campus and in the student dormitories. As the Student Activities Coordinator, you are required to remain on campus during shifts and be available to supervise during student activities. Due to the nature of this position, working hours will vary throughout the week and include night and weekend shifts to accommodate students. You will demonstrate the willingness and excitement to participate in extra-curricular activities at Notre Dame and have the ability to engage students to increase their involvement.
The physical demands described here are a representation of those that must be met by the Student Activities Coordinator to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Student Activities Coordinator will be required to have mobility around a large campus. The staff member is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone. Specific vision abilities are required by this job include close vision requirements and ability to focus due to computer work. Light to moderate lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds.
The successful candidate in this position will possess:
- A minimum - a current 3rd-year student enrolled in Bachelor of Education. Paul J. Hill School of Business, Kinesiology, Social Work, or other related programs.
- Familiarity with a private boarding school atmosphere is an asset.
- Must have a clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
- Must qualify for insurance coverage to transport students.
- Display a commitment to Notre Dame’s Catholic nature, philosophy, principles, mission, history and strategic plan.
- A willingness to interact with the student body in a positive manner (i.e. coaching, student clubs, etc.)
This is a salaried 10-month position, majority weekend and evening hours, with time allotted for administration and organization purposes.
Interested candidates should submit cover letters and resumes, with references, to:
Human Resources Department
Athol Murray College of Notre Dame
P.O. Box 100, Wilcox, Saskatchewan S0G 5E0
Fax (306) 732-4405