Oversees the day-to-day operations of residence life, living learning communities, programs and operations that facilitate the holistic development of 300-1400 residents and their engagement. Position is required to live-in.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC JOB TASKS
Policy Development and Implementation- Implement and enforce departmental policies, procedures and student code of conduct. Handle student disciplinary violations not resulting in removal from the hall. Respond to emergency/crisis situations.
Assist in the investigation of policy violations, damages, thefts, etc. Follow up with appropriate staff and students to determine accuracy.
Support a discipline system that encourages responsible and inclusive student behavior.
Participate in development and implementation of University Housing policy. Update staff of procedural and policy changes.
Participate in a live-in on-call emergency response rotation, which includes evenings, weekends, and university holidays. Staff must be able to provide crisis response and respond to duty calls throughout campus.
Student/Community Development- Meet with individual students; develop needs assessment and program plan for an individual building and living learning communities (LLC) ; advise building government; assess needs and plan programs for a single building. Understand residence hall philosophy.
Participate in the development and implementation of academic initiatives, residential curriculum, and living learning communities; including maintaining effective working relationships with Residence Education Coordinators and Campus Partners.
Assist with the creation, design, and implementation of a residential curriculum for the residence hall and Living and Learning Communities that focuses on creating a community of learners that encompasses the entire hall, building operations and community partners.
Advise, direct, and provide leadership to residential student government association(s).
Support residents by being a visible presence at events, meetings and other activities outside of regular office hours.
Customer Service- Respond to student and parents regarding housing and personal issues. Interact with facilities staff who work in the building to address problem areas.
Support residents in resolving housing, general living, personal, and academic problems and refer to appropriate advisory services.
Respond to inquiries and complaints from students, staff, and public (including parents).
Showcase University residence hall facilities and services to prospective students, parents, and the University community through admission tours and new student orientation.
Leadership- Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved.
Provide direction, assignments, feedback, and coaching to assigned staff such as Resident Assistants, graduate fellows, building secretary (union-contracted staff) and/or student staff to assure outcomes are met.
Financial and Facility Administration- Assume responsibility for general administrative tasks for an individual building, including summer conferences, room changes, goal setting, reports, and staff meetings. Maintain appropriate records, including budget. Analyze, monitor and report financial data, information and reports. Serve on departmental committees.
Ensure appropriate staff coverage in building or building complex.
Manage the day-to-day operations of a University residence hall building(s), grounds, and staff.
Prepare and oversee the preparation of special and periodic reports.
Maintain appropriate administrative records.
Assist in maintaining an acceptable level of appearance of the interior/exterior of buildings and grounds and communicate with custodial operations and maintenance management staff for major problem areas. Propose improvements to halls.
Human Resources- Recruit, select, develop and manage the performance of assigned staff and volunteers.
Provide supervision to graduate fellows, resident assistants, student staff and support staff as assigned. Recommend disciplinary action, including termination of employment of student staff.
Assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of training workshops and in-service sessions prior to and throughout the academic year.
Co-instruct the Resident Assistant training class.
Note to Applicant:
Please assure your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills you have that meet each of the required qualifications. The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be able to perform the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency level required for each qualification is included. Definitions of proficiency levels:
Basic - Uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties; may need some guidance on job duties; applies learning to recommend options to address unusual situations.
Working - Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.
The Residence Life Coordinator (PQA1) is a classification in the Residence Life Management job family
For more information about this job family visit: https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PQA
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