CMTN Accepting Applications for Housing Advisors

Feb 21, 2024

CMTN is looking for Housing Advisors for the Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 semesters! 

Help make our Terrace on-campus housing a safer, more inclusive community for students. 

Coast Mountain College is seeking a dedicated and dynamic individual to join our Student Housing department as a Housing Advisor (HA). The HA will play a pivotal role in fostering a supportive and inclusive living environment for students, promoting their intellectual, ethical, social, and spiritual development within a vibrant community setting.

  • Enrolled as a full-time student at Coast Mountain College for a minimum of one academic year.
  • Minimum cumulative and semester GPA of 2.00 at the time of application, maintained throughout the term of service as HA.
  • Maintain full-time student status.
  • Good judicial standing with the institution.
  • Acceptable criminal record check (CRC).
Community Development:
  • Provide leadership for a community of 10-20 occupants, knowing all occupants by name within the first 3 weeks of each semester.
  • Foster positive relationships through availability, accountability, creativity, credibility, and confidentiality.
  • Engage in intentional conversations with occupants to encourage personal, social, spiritual, career, and academic development.
  • Plan and implement monthly programs/activities to promote cooperation and community engagement.
Administrative Tasks:
  • Participate in regular on-call coverage as assigned.
  • Assist with administrative reports and day-to-day operations of Student Housing.
  • Plan and implement four programs/activities each semester.
  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner, meeting deadlines consistently.
Support of Policies and Standards:
  • Uphold institutional and housing standards as outlined in CMTN’s Student Housing Handbook.
  • Respond to lockouts and communicate disciplinary problems promptly to the Coordinator.
  • Enforce cleanliness standards and assist with conflict resolution.
  • Assist Security with room checks and support fellow HA's as needed.
Staff Training and Development:
  • Participate in staff training sessions and monthly meetings.
  • Facilitate monthly house meetings and contribute to performance evaluations.
Time Commitment:
  • Expect to put in at least 20 hours/week, with flexibility for additional hours as needed.
  • Personal extra-curricular activities should not conflict with the duties of the HA position.
  • Housing Advisors receive a single rent-free room (valued at $600/month) and a letter of recommendation from the Student Housing department.

Competencies Required:
  • Adaptability
  • Community Building
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Conflict Management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving

Coast Mountain College is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Join us in creating a supportive and enriching living experience for our students!

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and Housing Advisor Application form to Student Housing Coordinator Nikila Prodduk at by February 26, 2024.

Housing Advisor Application [PDF]