Coordinator of Residence Life Operations - Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University
May 16, 2018
Lakewood, New Jersey
Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Administrative Staff Posted On: Tue May 15 2018 Job Description:
The Coordinator of Residence Life for Operations is responsible for the daily operational functions of the residence halls, and coordinating central office functions. This is a high student contract live-in position and requires enthusiasm and commitment for working with undergraduates.
Essential Functions: .
Manage operations for all residence halls by performing administrative tasks and procedures in support of residence halls and departmental functioning.
Directly supervise Graduate Hall Directors and, indirectly, Resident Assistants.
Be the primary contact for departmental programming initiatives.
Participate in University and Residence Life functions, such as orientation, move-in and move-out, housing lottery, RA selection and training, etc.
Maintain effective desk operations through the recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of desk assistants.
Monitor and administer resident occupancy, desk operations, and general department procedures and systems.
Coordinate the thorough, timely, and accurate completion of all reports and other administrative functions in accordance with departmental standard operating procedures.
Maintain accurate housing rosters, the key bank for all halls, coordinate and supervise student check-in and check-out process during breaks.
Manage and assist with room assignments and room change processes.
Serve as an advocate for quality management of residence hall facilities by reporting maintenance issues to Facilities.
Review and evaluate maintenance and housing keeping needs via regular building tours, room inspections, work-orders, in to ensure safety, maintenance and appearance of the residence halls.
Assist with Residence Life student recruitment efforts and tracking of housing contracts with the Admissions Office.
Assist with the design and implementation of residence hall and departmental assessment initiatives.
Assess the interests and needs of the resident community and respond appropriately.
Be available to students and address their concerns, questions, or issues appropriately and within reason while maintaining confidentiality. Assist in problem solving, crisis prevention/intervention and make referrals to appropriate university resources.
Assist with University conduct process through adjudication of minor to moderate violations of code of conduct.
Ensure the rights of the individual and community are upheld through appropriate use and interpretation of the Residence Life policies.
Must provide after-hours duty coverage and responding to emergencies as needed. Must support Hall Directors while on Duty and provide guidance.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with campus departments to improve communications and disseminate relevant information. Act as a resource in the area of Residence Life.
Coordinate with Conference and Special Events regarding summer activities and services in the residence halls.
The residence halls require 12 month coverage. Coordinators are expected to rotate coverage during break sessions within the academic year.
Travel for professional development as needed.
Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice, and service in all aspects of interaction.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, including, but not limited to administrative projects and team assignments.
Serve on Division-wide committees in consultation with approved by supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree required; Master's preferred.
At least 2 years experience or related work experience in residence life.
Ability and willingness to live in University provided housing.
Familiarity with current educational trends, politics of thought, protocols, and residence life.
Proficiency in modern office equipment and computer software (Microsoft Office, Email, Internet), and database management.
Excellent organizational, listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while prioritizing according to time constraints and needs.
Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a team and to maintain confidentiality where appropriate.
Flexible evening and weekend hours are required.
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and occasional lifting of light objects. Work is performed in an office and on campus grounds.
Internal Number: 97798
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.