<p>Position Responsibilities:<br /><br />A. Serve as Residential Life Area Coordinator (75%)<br />1. Work with students and staff to create model living environments that foster student success.<br />• Create a model living environment where all students feel at home and college success is supported. Build community. Foster student learning, persistence, and success.<br />• Help students achieve their academic and co-curricular goals. Support staff in connecting residents with student organizations, services, resources, and programs; mediating conflicts; and addressing concerns. Foster resident learning including the development of resiliency, time management, intercultural competence, effective problems solving skills, and healthy lifestyles.<br />• Support student and community health and wellbeing. Model and apply effective approaches to solving problems and fostering healthy life choices. Maintain health and safety standards.<br />• Foster safe, respectful living environments. Ensure the rights and privacy of all residents. Assist residents in taking responsibility for their behavior.<br />• Address student health, welfare and safety concerns with Residential Life, Campus Police, Student Counseling, Student Affairs, and other response team members; assist Res Life and other staff members in managing critical events and emergencies.<br />• Oversee and manage three Residential theme floors: Healthy Lifestyles, World Cultures and First Nations. Serve as a liaison and develop good working relationships with campus and community partners for theme floors; develop shared program model and structures. <br /><br />2. Build an effective staff team responsible for creating strong, healthy, diverse on-campus communities.<br />• Assist with student staff recruitment, selection, and training. <br />• Supervise student Hall Directors (HDs) and Community Advisors (CAs) supporting their development as peer mentors and paraprofessionals; serve as a role model and resource to them, provide mentoring, feedback and evaluation; lead weekly staff meetings and in-services.<br />• Interpret, explain, and support department, campus and university policies.<br />• Provide timely, accurate, and candid information on significant incidents/issues to Residential Life staff.<br />3. Coordinate hall administration and facilities management for David C. Johnson Independence Hall, Clayton A. Gay Hall and Blakely Hall and assist with Residential Life program development.<br />• Coordinate hall opening, closing, room assignments, room changes, housing reports, communication, documentation and facility access.<br />• Establish effective working relationships with building, grounds, and maintenance staff members.<br />• Assist the Assistant Director for Housing, Facilities and Operations in facilitating room changes. <br />• Share Residential Life program-wide on-call and Student Life Hospital on-call responsibilities.<br />• Coordinate designated Residential Life initiatives. Assist with events and program development.<br /><br />4. Summer Responsibilities<br />• Coordinate summer housing, including supervision of Community Advisors and students living on campus. Coordinate room change process for students moving into summer housing.<br />• Assist with summer camps and conferences.<br />• Assist in planning and implementing CA training and other summer projects.<br /><br />B. Play a key role on the Residential Life and Student Affairs Student Conduct Leadership Team (25%)<br />• In collaboration with the Director of Residential and Community Life, Assistant Director for Student Life, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and others, implement effective student judicial services supporting the commitment to providing a safe, secure, and respectful educational environment.<br />• As a key member of the Residential Life and Student Affairs student conduct leadership teams ensure timely, effective response to student conduct issues and incidents in accordance with Residential Life and University protocols, policies and procedures.<br />• Prioritize student and campus safety and wellbeing, due process, and the collaborative resolution of conflict. Work to deescalate, address, and resolve student conflicts through the most effective and least disruptive approaches with consideration to the severity of the issue.<br />• Coordinate Res Life student conduct incident response documentation and review; manage the housing application behavioral review process. Serve as Student Behavior Committee co-secretary.<br />• Ensure timely and thorough communication, good practice, and thorough documentation of Residential Life and Student Life disciplinary processes using Maxient case management software.<br /><br /> </p>
<p style="margin-top:8.0pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The University of Minnesota, Morris Residential life seeks a 100% time, 12 month, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, some nights and weekends, Residential Life Area Coordinator and Student Judicial Coordinator. This is an annually renewable, live-in, academic professional appointment reporting to the Assistant Director of Residential Life for Community Life, with a joint appointment in Residential Life and Student Affairs supporting campus student judicial processes. The qualificaitons are as follows:</span></p><p style="margin-top:8.0pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Essential knowledge, skills and abilities:<br />A Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of housing operations on a college/university campus is required. A Master’s degree and progressive leadership experience in Residential Life is preferred.<br /><br />The successful candidate will demonstrate: skills in and a commitment to student development, community building, sustainable living, participatory leadership, human relations, and effective communication; a commitment to building a diverse, inclusive campus and living community; a commitment to professional development. Preferred qualifications include: a commitment to the value of a liberal arts education and an understanding of issues impacting historically underrepresented student populations (e.g. students of color; American Indian students; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students; low-income students, and/or first generation college students); a record of success working in inclusive, diverse staff teams; a record of collaboration with students, faculty, staff, and campus and community programs; experience interpreting and applying department and university policies; familiarity with student judicial processes, and the demonstrated ability to respond to critical incidents, issues, and emergencies.</span></p><p> </p>
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About University of Minnesota, Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committed to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community.