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Title: Residence Manager


Salary: $77,220 to $87,653 per annum for 37.50 hour/week


Department: Nunavut Arctic College


Northern Allowance: $19,716 Plus a Bilingual Bonus of $1,500 per annum


Community: Cambridge Bay


Union Status: Nunavut Employees Union

Reference Number: 051-032417-RMCB-7821


Housing: Subsidized Staff Housing is not Available


Type of Employment: Indeterminate, however, if there are no successful Nunavut Inuit applicants, the position will be offered as a 2 year term                 




Closing date:  March 24, 2017 @ 12:00AM EST






This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.





This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.




Reporting to the Campus Dean, the Residence Manager is responsible to manage Campus student residential operations and facilities. This includes the allocation of approximately 20 family units and the Single Student Residence. The Residence Manager is expected to manage with minimal supervision and respond to large volumes of varied demands. The Residence Manager will supervise security staff and a janitor. The incumbent will also work in partnership with staff; support Instructors as well as provide support services for students’, liaising with counselling staff and assisting in crisis intervention.





The Residence Manager will coordinate the residential operations by managing all administrative duties, housing inspections, work orders, housing leases and check-in / check-out inspections. The Residence Manager will assign and accommodate Kitikmeot Campus students in coordination with other staff. The incumbent will ensure that rules and regulations related to on-campus living are followed.  The incumbent will also monitor and take action to provide a supportive environment for learning. The Residence Manager will also ensure a safe environment in all college facilities by ensuring maintenance work is carried out and that all fire and safety regulation are adhered to.




The incumbent will also coordinate and secure office supplies and equipment by shipping and receiving supplies to staff and plan with the program coordinator and other campus staff of the annual re-supply of supplies and equipment needed for programs. The Residence Manager will also need to be prepared to receive calls after hours and to be able to respond to requests for being called back into work.




The incumbent is required to have a minimum of two years supervisory experience and a Class 5 Driver’s license in good standing. The ability to communicate in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is a strong asset and fluency in English is required. Experience and ability to make difficult decisions, including dealing with disruptive behaviours and handing matters in a sensitive manner, such as eviction of students from their housing units, is required. The incumbent must have competent computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office. Assets include holding a completion of WHIMIS and First Aid Certification.




Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.




Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.




Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.



If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.




  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.

  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.

  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.

  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.






CONTACT:        Staffing and Human Resources Consultant

Nunavut Arctic College

PO Box 600, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
















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