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RLE Staff

    The Residence Life & Education Team is comprised of caring, talented, and energetic student and professional staff members who are committed to developing and supporting the population of nearly 2,300 students living in residence.


Staff Descriptions


    Community Leaders (CL)

    Community Leaders are student-staff members who act as the primary resource for students living in residence. CLs complete an extensive training program including sessions in peer helping, conflict mediation and resolution, crisis intervention, event planning, and more. CLs also work to explain, address, and report the Community Standards.

    Community Leaders organize and host programs and events throughout the year. The programs run by our CLs are a great way to connect with other students in your area, reduce your stress and learn something new! To learn more about the Community Leaders in your neighbourhood, click here.


    Senior Community Leaders (SCL)

    Senior Community Leaders are student-staff members who work to support the overall Residence Life and Education program through mentoring and coaching the CL team in all aspects of its role in collaboration with the professional staff. SCLs work to model and uphold the Community Standards as well as work to develop programs and educational opportunities for residents. To learn more about the Senior Community Leader in your neighbourhood, click here.


    Residence Life Coordinators (RLC)

    Residence Life Coordinators are professional staff members who work to support the overall Residence Life and Education Program. The four RLCs are responsible for developing a positive and respectful living environment that promotes academic success, leadership and civic engagement, personal growth, and inclusion amongst all residents. The RLCs supervise Community Leaders and Senior Community Leaders as well as follow up on residence incidents and community issues. They also work on a variety of special projects designed to enhance the residence life experience.


    Coordinator, Residence Education (CRE)

    The Coordinator, Residence Education, is responsible for the development and delivery of key residence initiatives which enhance the educational experience for students living in residence. These include working to enhance and transform current themed and interested-based communities in residence, to develop and coordinate Living-Learning Communities, the development of an Academic Resources Centre in residence, and the introduction of Community Service Learning opportunities to provide transformational experiences for students living in residence.


    Coordinator, Student Development & Programming (CSDP)

    The Coordinator, Student Development and Programming (CSDP) is a professional staff member responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of a diverse range of programs, projects, and activities designed to assist residence students in their academic, personal, and interpersonal growth throughout the year. The CSDP is responsible for coordinating the residence-wide programs; training and advising professional staff in programming; and the direct supervisor of the Residence Program Leaders.


    Coordinator, Community Development and Student Leadership (CCDSL)

    The Coordinator, Community Development and Student Leadership (CCDSL) is responsible for the consistent, fair, and educational student conduct system within the residence community in addition to providing consultation and resources to the RLC team. This position is also responsible for the coordination and delivery of the annual Fall Training Program as well as ongoing paraprofessional development opportunities for student staff. Lastly, the CCDSL coordinates the assessment and evaluation of our RLE program.


    Residence Life & Education Receptionist

    The RLE Receptionist monitors our primary email account and phone line, greets students and staff as they enter the office, and connects with other Residence Services departments to best assist the RLE team. If you have RLE related questions or need to book an appointment, please contact our receptionist.


    Manager, Residence Life & Education

    The Manager, Residence Life and Education is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, management, and assessment of the Residence Life and Education program. The manager supervises the professional Residence Life and Education staff team, oversees the residence education curriculum, and manages the administration of a fair and educational residence judicial system. The manager ensures the development and maintenance of a Residence Life and Education program that supports healthy, safe, and academically focused residence communities.


Current Staff


    To better service students, residence is divided into 7 neighbourhoods:

    Cluster
    Craigdarroch
    Gordon Head
    Lansdowne
    McGill/Park
    Ring Road
    Towers

    Cluster Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood is comprised of all Cluster blocks.

    Residence Life Coordinator - Courtney Northrup

    Senior Community Leader – Felix Drechsler
    Oh hey, didn’t see ya there!! My name is Felix and I’ll be the Cluster SCL for the 214-2015 Res Life year! This will be my fourth ear at UVic at which I am chiseling away at my Kinesiology Degree. I enjoy doing Karate, watching movies, and sipping on a steaming cup of hot chocolate on a cold fall day. I look forward to this incredibly exciting year and meeting all of you!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

    Craigdarroch Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood includes Sir Arthur Currie (AC), David Thompson (DT), Emily Carr (EC) and Margaret Newton (MN).

    Residence Life Coordinator – David Protheroe

    Senior Community Leader - Mark Sherwood
    I’m a 4th year Geography Major from Osoyoos, BC. I love soccer, hockey and to travel. This summer I’ll b heading off to an unknown destination after a couple of months of treeplanting. I’m looking forward to meeting all of you and it’s going to be an awesome year!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

    Gordon Head Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood is comprised of Wallace (WA), Poole (PL), Haig Brown (HB), and Wilson (WI).

    Residence Life Coordinator – Lydia Braam

    Senior Community Leader - Christine Lamb
    Hello! I am so incredibly excited to be the Senior Community Leader for Gordon Head! This is my third year working with Residence Life & Education, and I am in my 4th year of studying Psychology with a minor in Sociology. I was born and raised in South Surrey, BC; I enjoy anything shopping or coffee related. I can’t wait to meet all the new students, and have another fantastic year!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

     

    Lansdowne Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood includes Sanderson (SA), Hodges (HO), Ravenhill (RA), Helmcken (HE), Trutch (TR) and Carroll (CA).

    Residence Life Coordinator – Sam Bardal

    Senior Community Leader - Evan 'Slev' Garfinkel
    Hey everyone, my name is Evan or 'Slev' and I’m entering my 4th year in Urban Geography. I am a city slicker, born and raised in the concrete city known as Toronto. It is only so fitting that I will be in Lansdowne this year, the concrete jungle of UVic. I am a sports fanatic, especially when it comes to baseball and squash. This will be my third year in Res Life and I am so excited to meet everyone in the 2014-15 academic year.

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

     

    McGill/Park Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood is comprised of Joseph Cunliffe (JC), Shirley Baker (SB), Hugh Stephens (HS) and Park (PK).

    Residence Life Coordinator - David Protheroe

    Senior Community Leader - Nicole Goldring
    Hello, Hello! My name is Nicole and I’m the SCL for McPark! This is my second year working as an SCL and my fourth year working for UVic Residence Life & Education. I’m in my fifth year completing the second part of my double major in Geography and Environmental Studies. When I’m not working as an SCL during the school year, I spend my summers working as a Summer Community Assistant in Cluster! I love anything to do with the outdoors, spending time with friends, and instagramming my life adventures.  Looking forward to meeting you all and having an awesome year ahead!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

     

    Ring Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood is Ring Road (RG).

    Residence Life Coordinator - Sam Bardal

    Senior Community Leader – Brittany Walton
    Hello! My name is Brit and I’m a 3rd year Reslife Staff member and my first year as an SCL I’m nearing the end of my Bachelor of Science in Psychology with hopes of working with atypical children. I’m born and raised on the island and excited to show you everything it has to offer!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list

     

    Towers Neighbourhood

    This neighbourhood is comprised of Tower (TW) and South Tower (STW).

    Residence Life Coordinator – Lydia Braam

    Senior Community Leader – Anthony 'Speeds' Fast
    Hello lovely people! My name is Anthony Fast (but everyone calls me Speeds) and I’m a Senior Community Leader living in the Towers community! I’m so excited to be returning to Reslife for a fourth & final year, and I can’t wait to kick off the Living Learning Communities! I love chocolate, cycling and games of all kinds. Welcome to residence… now let’s make this year rock!

    Click here to learn about your neighbourhood Community Leaders

     

    Please check back in August for a complete staff list


Job Opportunities

    We are pleased to announce that applications for the positions of Community Leader (CL), Residence Education Community Leader (RECL), Senior Community Leader (SCL) and Programming Resource Centre Advisor (PRCA) for the 2015-2016 academic year are open! Applications for all positions are due at noon on January 26th, 2015.

    The CL, RECL, PRCA and SCL positions are available to UVic students in their second-year or above who are interested in making an impact on the student experience at the University of Victoria.

  • The Community Leader role exists to support all students living in residence through programming and event-planning, peer-helping, and Community Standards enforcement. For more information on this position, please read the Job Ad and the Job Description.
  • The Programming Resource Centre Advisor role is dedicated to the success of the Programming Resource Centre through providing in-centre coaching, resource development, and support for the co-curricular objectives of the Residence Life and Education Program. For more information on this position, please read the Job Ad and the Job Description
  • The Residence Education Community Leader role is dedicated to supporting the overall Residence Life and Education program through the planning, organization, and implementation of fun and educational programs and events in residence. The RECL supports a particular Cohort or Life-Style Themed Living Learning Community. This position encompasses the duties of the Community Leader, in addition to other LLC specific responsibilities. For more information on this position, please read the RECL Cohort Job Ad and Job Description the RECL Life-Style Theme Job Ad and the Job Description
  • The Senior Community Leader acts as a team leader and coach to a team of 6-12 Community Leaders/Residence Education Community Leaders. For more information on this position, please read the Job Ad and the Job Description

  • Application Resources:
    Hiring FAQ and Important Dates
    Community Leader Application
    (Returning) Community Leader Application
    Residence Education Community Leader Application
    Senior Community Leader Application
    Programming Resource Centre Advisor Application
    Employee Reference Form

    Be sure to check this space and follow up on Twitter and Facebook for updates regarding the application process. If you have any questions please refer to the Hiring FAQ and Important Dates document, or call the Residence Life and Education reception desk at 250-472-4144 or email applyrle@uvic.ca.


   
 
 
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