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Residence Life Coordinator at University of Calgary - The posting closes on July 5th at 11:59PM.
The University of Calgary is currently recruiting applicants for our Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) position! This is a live-in, full-time, sessional position.

Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) play a key role in promoting student success by fostering healthy and engaging student communities. Highlights of the role include supervising and mentoring student leaders, participating in the residence on-call system, identifying and supporting student needs, upholding community standards, and implementing student development initiatives.

The posting closes on July 5th at 11:59PM. You can find the posting here: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4232777-residence-life-coordinator-residence-experience-ancillary-services
Job ID: 18645

 

Residence Life Coordinator at University of Calgary - Temporary Relief - The posting closes on July 5th at 11:59PM.
The University of Calgary is currently recruiting applicants for our Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) position! This is a live-in, full-time, temporary relief position.

Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) play a key role in promoting student success by fostering healthy and engaging student communities. Highlights of the role include supervising and mentoring student leaders, participating in the residence on-call system, identifying and supporting student needs, upholding community standards, and implementing student development initiatives.

The posting closes on July 5th at 11:59PM. You can find the posting here: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4232782-residence-life-coordinator-residence-experience-ancillary-services
Job ID: 18646

 

Residential Education Coordinator with OSU-Cascades - Applications must be received by 7/12/2019
Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking a Residential Education Coordinator (REC). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, professional faculty position. This position is live-in required, on the OSU-Cascades campus within the residential dorm facilities. The REC is part of a collaborative team responsible for creating a welcoming, engaging, and dynamic residential living environment. The OSU-Cascades residence hall currently houses 150 students with growth planned to 300 students. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Enrollment Services & Student Success.

The Residential Education Coordinator plays an integral role in engaging students to enrich their lives to help residents thrive academically, personally, and socially, as well as find a connection to the institution. This position will have direct supervision of the Resident Assistants (RAs) staff. Residential Education Staff are committed to improving health, creating transformative learning environments, and equalizing success for all of our residential students. The values of the department as a whole include trust and respect, community, shared leadership, authentic relationships, creativity and innovation, and stewardship. We engage our students, enrich their lives and help them thrive.

OSU-Cascades Housing and Dining Services strives to provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, convenient, and comfortable living and dining options, and the department works to maintain the highest educational and service standards for all who use our services. Personal and professional commitments to providing excellent customer service and creating inclusive environments are core values at OSU-Cascades.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,200 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016, and the Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position Duties:
20% Supervision
May provide job supervision to 4-7 Resident Assistants (RAs).
Participate in the recruitment, selection, and training of student staff members for the department and their respective community
Direct staff in the context of the department culture and the contractual and stated goals of the respective position
Design and implement quarterly training sessions as well as on-going training and development for student staff members throughout the academic year
Communicate performance standards to student staff and provide evaluations in a manner that is consistent with department and university timelines
Complete, properly document, and follow up on any performance improvement requirements, up to and including dismissal, and address grievances

20% Community Development and Advising
Direct staff in creating safe environments that embrace the diverse collection of thoughts, perspectives, beliefs, ideals, and lived experiences of individuals
Advise community leadership groups and support opportunities for those groups to be influential student organizations within the community and the campus
Develop and implement a community development plan in alignment with the department’s Resident Education Framework
Facilitate and provide a variety of social, educational, leadership, and involvement programs
Serve as a resource and referral agent for students’ development needs
Promote the values of social justice
Support and meet the needs of all traditionally underrepresented student(s) (e.g., international, Muslim, LGBT students) and assist student staff to do the same
Manage community and staff development budgets and comply with department and University purchasing guidelines
Manage and promote the respective special interest and living learning communities within their respective residence hall
Recruit student leaders to represent their peers to community, departmental, campus leadership
Promote the value of personal and professional development (including but not limited to: communication, leadership, ethics, and diversity)

20% Administration
Share leadership and responsibility with the other units within Student Success to provide support and a number of services to students so that they can thrive
Participate in and possibly chair department committees and work groups
Represent OSU-Cascades Housing and Dining at university programs and events
Assist in the recruitment, selection, and training of professional and paraprofessional staff
Respond in a timely manner to email, phone calls, and other types of communication
Utilize computer skills and technology to accomplish job responsibilities
Manage organizational budgets and comply with department and University purchasing guidelines
Assist in the recruitment of new students and the retention of current students
Recruit, train and supervise summer conference RA staff and support scholar housing and conference services guests as needed
Support scholar housing and conference services guests as needed
Implement assessment plans to assess the desired objectives, learning outcomes and goals for the department
Educate and work with students and staff on maintenance and occupancy processes
Manage the opening and closing processes for their respective community
Follow all protocols related to inventory, damage, billing, keys, fire safety, and building security
Perform other duties as they arise or are assigned

20% Student Conduct
Serve as a conduct officer for Student Success, exercising judicious leadership while recognizing and protecting students’ rights and responsibilities
Work collaboratively with department and campus partners to uphold the Code of Student Conduct
Educate the community about university policies and regulations
Identify potential violations of codes, policies, and regulations
Document potential violations
Administer student conduct meetings and apply appropriate, educational sanctions when students are found in violation of codes, policies, and/or regulations

10% Academic Initiatives
Collaborate with University, departmental, and community partners to promote academic success in the residential community
Utilize benchmarking data, departmental, divisional, and institutional strategic plans and missions to create a living environment that infuses learning into the student’s every day activities
Identify and promote living learning programs
Collaborate with living learning faculty in community development and academically-based events
Train staff on how to enhance the academic environment within the community

10% Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution
Participate in a campus-wide duty system, which provides rotating coverage for the OSU-Cascades residence hall community approximately one week a month
On and off-duty, the REC manages crisis and conflict within the campus community as it arises
Mediate or facilitate conversations between conflicting parties in a way that preserves individual dignity, protects individual and community rights, and fosters learning and development
Educate on resources, strategies, and resolution options for those who are in conflict
Participate in community and crisis management by identifying and responding to potential and active risks
Inform students of expected behavior and actions during crises
Participate in meetings, planning sessions, and simulations aimed at preventing and preparing problematic incidents

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in College Student Services, Educational Leadership, or related field
One year of experience working within college or university Student Affairs as a professional or paraprofessional
Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and tasks
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain partnerships with university staff and faculty
Ability to demonstrate personal support of a diverse living, learning, and work environment
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience required to manage crisis response
Knowledge of and/or experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 7/12/2019. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

3) A diversity statement detailing your knowledge and experience of effective strategies for working with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

To Apply Online, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/79085

 

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Operations with OSU-Cascades - Applications must be received by 7/15/2019
OSU-Cascades is seeking an Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Operations. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the OSU-Cascades Director of Enrollment Services & Student Success.

The Assistant Director provides direction and leadership for OSU-Cascades residential education and housing operations. As a member of the Enrollment Services and Student Success Leadership Team, the Assistant Director contributes to the strategic and long-range planning process of the university as well as developing goals and metrics in support of student success and retention through campus housing. The Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Operations coordinates with the Assistant Director of Dining and Auxiliary Services to maximize occupancy of the facility throughout the year and liaisons with the Student Success team to provide a welcoming, accessible environment for all students. This position is a leadership role both within the department and the OSU-Cascades campus community, providing vision, a proactive attitude, and the ability to work autonomously to manage programs and staff that directly support student success at OSU-Cascades.

This position has leadership responsibility for residential education, housing operations, management of the OSU-Cascades housing budget, student care and conduct, emergency management, assessment, diversity programs and initiatives, conference and scholar housing, marketing and communications, and strategic planning. In addition, this position directly supervises one full time residential education coordinator and indirectly 4 to 7 RA staff.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,200 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016, and the Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position Duties:
45% Housing Leadership & Operations Management
Provide leadership and oversight of Housing at OSU-Cascades.
Develop and evaluate goals and metrics in support of full housing occupancy through residential students, scholar housing and conference housing.
Create annual reports assessing prior year results and updating metrics. In consultation with UHDS Corvallis Housing Operations staff and OSU-Cascades Business Office, has oversight for the housing application, room management, billing, and assignments processes.
In partnership with OSU-Cascades Marketing, develops social media, email, and print materials and manages the implementation timeline.
Ensures maximum occupancy/revenue realization via new student, upper class and graduate student housing initiatives, as well as scholar and conference housing.
Serves as housing liaison to the following OSU-Cascades functions: Facilities, Custodial, Grounds, Public Safety, Transportation/Parking, Emergency Preparedness and Management, Marketing and Strategic Communications, Campus Events and INTO/OSU
Provides weekly occupancy updates to OSU-Cascades Leadership Team.

25% Residential Education Program Leadership
Supervise the full-time, live-in residential education director at OSU-Cascades, and indirectly all student resident assistants.
Provides leadership for residential programming, and liaison both with UHDS Corvallis Residential Education leadership, as well as OSU-Cascades Student Success staff. Ensures residential programming is in alignment with Student Success and OSU-Cascades missions, visions, and values.
Conducts performance evaluations for assigned staff. Performs employment coaching, counseling & disciplinary matters for staff.
Develops training and development schedules and opportunities for all housing staff located at OSU-Cascades.

20% Student Support, Care and Conduct
Creates a positive experience and warm welcome for international students living in residence at OSU-Cascades.
In partnership with the Student Success team develops and implements a parent strategy to support student success.
Participates in the OSU-Cascades professional staff on-call rotation. In conjunction with the Associate Director of Student Success, jointly manages the student conduct process, including hearing cases as needed.
Serves as appeal officer for housing related student conduct violations, and on applicable student and community care teams.

5% Campus Visit and Orientation Program Representation
Speaks to prospective students and families about the assignments process and life on campus at a variety of events and venues. Coordinates messaging with OSU-Cascades Admissions, Student Success team, as well as OSU-Cascades Marketing and Communication staff.

5% Other Duties as Assigned:
Assists with residence hall opening and closing, completes special projects, serves on committees, and completes other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Business Administration, College Student Services, Educational Leadership, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Five years of professional work experience in college or university student affairs related work which must include at least one year of housing experience.

Direct supervisory experience managing staff and/or student employees.

Excellent written communication skills.

Demonstrated experience successfully managing operational budgets.

Ability to communicate concepts, policies and procedures clearly and effectively.

Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment

Evidence of successful working relationships and accomplishments with individuals and communities of students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to efficiently and effectively complete projects requiring results within given time periods.

Experience managing student behavior issues including adjudicating and managing student conduct cases.

Experience with technology and information management systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, email, social media and presentation software.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 7/15/2019. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

3) A diversity statement detailing your knowledge and experience of effective strategies for working with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

Check out the application here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/79310

For additional information please contact: desiree.ness@osucascades.edu

 

Assistant Director-Diversity Initiatives and Programs at Oregon State University
University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) at Oregon State University seeks candidates to serve as the Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs. Diversity Initiatives and Programs is a unit of UHDS serving to advance equity throughout all facets of our dynamic department. The Assistant Director takes primary lead for student social justice and diversity education and supporting minoritized students in our residence halls. For more information please review our job posting. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/78693

 

Student Engagement Coordinator at Pacific Lutheran University

The Student Engagement Coordinator is an integral member of the Student Engagement/Campus Life team. The Coordinator contributes to student success and a vibrant campus community through advising key student groups (including: Clubs & Organizations and Student Activities Board). This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Campus Life and serves as a division and institution resource related to student leadership development and programming.

Campus Life is a jointly led close collaboration of Residential Life and Student Engagement within Student Life, a Division that strives for improved care and service to students through increased synergies and efficiencies. Through shared departmental leadership, vision and work, the Campus Life partnership enhances student learning, engagement, and success at PLU.

Fundamental Duties:
Student Leadership Development
●In conjunction with the Assistant Dean for Campus Life, Co-Curricular Learning & Assessment, facilitate the creation and implementation of a student leadership development plan for Student Engagement and Student Life, to include:
○Cultivating student leaders and encouraging leadership.
○Various forms of recognition, including the Student Life Celebration of Leadership.
○Vocation programming in collaboration with the Center for Wild Hope.
○Serve as the primary advisor to the Pinnacle Society.

Clubs & Organizations (C&O)
●Serve as primary advisor to C&O leadership.
●Serve as University supervisor of paid positions.
●Meet formally at least once per week with the C&O leadership.
●Monitor programmatic offerings and facilitate assessment of programs.
●Coordinate training for C&O leadership and membership of University clubs and organizations to support learning, personal and role growth, skill development, mutual accountability, and
understanding of campus resources, opportunities and expectations.
●Coordinate the creation and maintenance of web and print resources for members and advisors of University clubs and organizations.
●Coordinate training for University club and organization advisors to foster clear understanding of roles and expectations.
●Administer annual club registration process.
●Manage new club formation approval process.
●Advise and assist C&O in the implementation of the semi-annual Involvement Fair, and the Spring Clubs & Organizations Awards process and ceremony.
●Notify campus colleagues of changes in club leadership and recognition status.
●Answer routine questions regarding club registration, budgets, advertising and student event planning process.
●Maintain leadership database and produce regular reports.
●Update and distribute forms and manuals annually.

Student Activities Board (SAB)
●Serve as the primary advisor to SAB.
●Serve as University supervisor of paid positions, including evaluation of student leaders in SAB.
●Attend weekly meetings of SAB.
●Meet formally at least once per week with the director and assistant director of SAB.
●Coordinate training for SAB to support learning, personal and role growth, skill development, mutual accountability, and understanding of campus resources, opportunities and expectations.
●Assist in planning and implementation of Homecoming Carnival and LollaPLUza music festival

New Student Orientation (NSO)
●Assist with the planning and implementation of New Student Orientation through selection, training and supervision of New Student Orientation Guides (OGs).
●Coordinate New Student Orientation sessions facilitated by OGs and C&O.

Division/University Student Activities and Programs
●Serve as a resource and connector for student program and leadership activities across the span of the university.

General
●Represent Student Engagement by supervising a Campus Life Intern (Marketing or Assessment) along with the Assistant Director for Residential Operations.
●Collaborate with SEC A in a coordinated approach to leadership development and training.
●Work closely with Administrative Assistant for Campus Life/Student Engagement Programs Assistant on training, implementation and accountability of students for University and department process and procedure.
●Assist with assessment of learning outcomes, services, program evaluation and collection and compilation of information for reporting to key stakeholders and audiences.
●Assist with, support and advise as appropriate additional student groups.
●Serve on campus committees, task forces, and working groups as appropriate.
●Cultivate partnerships and collaboration with PLU campus community.
●Contribute as a full and active participant in Student Engagement/Campus Life, with working knowledge of New Student Orientation, Transitional Engagement, Vocational Exploration and programs, and all departmental programs and events.
●Responsible, along with all Student Engagement/Campus Life, for continuous improvement of services and learning opportunities.
●Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
●Demonstrated understanding and conceptualization of diversity to include various intersecting identities that include, but are not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, age, ability, socio-economic status and additional salient identities.
●Demonstrated intercultural capacity and strength in designing and facilitating culturally responsive, equitable, and engaging programs and services.
●Demonstrated investment in student engagement, persistence, and success.
●Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
●Ability to manage and perform effectively within a highly fast-paced and unpredictable environment while meeting appropriate deadlines.
●Knowledge of current trends in higher education, social justice and equity education, and student success and outcomes.
●Knowledge of Lutheran Higher Education frameworks and understandings of vocation and vocational discernment in a higher education setting.
●Able to collaborate effectively, with strong interpersonal communication, and to build trust and cultivate intentional and varied relationships.
●Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative and ability to work as a contributing part of a team.
●Budgetary experience.
●Supervisory experience.
●High level of confidence and adaptability with technology.

Required Qualifications
●Bachelor’s degree and post-undergraduate student activities or related experience (required)

Preferred Qualifications
●Master’s degree in College Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field (preferred)

For Additional Information
•Refer to the Student Engagement Coordinator Search Page (https://www.plu.edu/student-engagement/)
•PLU Human Resources Employment Page (https://www.plu.edu/human-resources/employment/)
•Contact AVP for Campus Life Tom Huelsbeck (tom.huelsbeck@plu.edu)

 

Residence Life Coordinator (Neyoh) at The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC)
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is thrilled to announce that we are recruiting for a new Residence Life Coordinator on a 1 year term contract.

Great experience, great opportunities, great balance, great city, and a great team

Since its founding in 1990, UNBC has emerged as one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the North. Located in the spectacular landscape near the geographic center of beautiful British Columbia, UNBC’s excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are leading change around the world.

Currently, UNBC Housing welcomes over 500 students each semester. We are looking for a candidate who is excited about the opportunity to actively contribute and support Residence growth. The Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative functions related to Residence Life. Specific duties include training and supervising a team of Residence Life Assistants, budgetary responsibilities, initiating procedures and communications for student conduct issues in Residence, and leading the principles and initiatives that ensure an environment conducive to academic pursuits, social interaction, healthy diversity and student development. The incumbent will also oversee student conduct and restitution within Residence.

The successful candidate will possess

– An undergraduate Degree in education, social work, humanities or related subjects
– Minimum of one year experience (1820 hours) with supervisory and administrative responsibilities in a University or College residence
– Successful experience and working knowledge of risk mitigation, student conduct procedures, and safety reporting
– Experience in educational and recreational program planning, implementation, and evaluation would be considered an asset
– Ability to obtain a valid BC Driver’s License, and a clean criminal record check
A combination of education and experience will be considered

Note: This position has a mandatory live-in requirement (taxable benefit) and will participate in the Coordinator On-Call rotation which breakdowns to being on call every other week. The RLCs @ UNBC are unionized (CUPE 3799) and receives overtime pay in accordance with the Collective Agreement for all On-Call + after-hours work. This position also currently qualifies for 6% vacation pay (in lieu of vacation); MSP, Extended Health/Vision, Dental, Group Life, AD&D, and EAP. This is in combination with the department’s commitment to promote balance and a positive organizational climate – making it a great place to work!

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For more information about this wonderful entry level residence life management opportunity, contact Samuel Fung (Residence Life Coordinator – Keyoh) via email at housing@unbc.ca. Visit the UNBC Career Opportunities website to see the full job description and to apply: https://www.unbc.ca/51418/residence-life-coordinator

 

Assistant Director for Housing Services at Seattle University

Seattle University has a mid-level Assistant Director for Housing Services position open! SU is a private, Jesuit institution located in the heart of Seattle!

This person is responsible for all parts of the housing application and assignments process (using Star Rez), providing oversight of the desk staff functions in the individual residential communities, and is a part of the leadership team in the department. This person also serves in an on-call rotation.
https://seattleu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=2&id=956&fbclid=IwAR1BWPnH2V87LAnc-X_EZSbKpXmB8QHibqZDMm7D5u9uoJviGKI_MfDWIGk

 

Area Coordinator at Seattle University

Seattle University Housing & Residence Life has an Area Coordinator position open! SU is a private, Jesuit institution located in the heart of Seattle!

We have an Area Coordinator (AC) position focused on overseeing one building of primarily first-year students. The primary responsibilities of this position are: supervision (1 GA, 12 RAs, 7 desk staff), community development, conduct administration, supporting students in crises, including serving in an on-call duty rotation, and being involved in all student staff and professional staff recruitment, hiring, and training. ( https://seattleu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=861&site=2)