Responsible to an Assistant Director of Residence Life for assisting with the supervision and administration of a residence hall community and for supporting and promoting a diversified residential program. Responsible to an Assistant Director of Housing for assisting with Conferences and Institutes. Residence Life duties include supervision of resident assistants, staff selection, training, and evaluation; student contact in the area of counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, mediation, discipline, organization advising, and human relations training; administration of daily operations; community development within the area. Cover on-call duty, including holidays and breaks, on a rotating basis. Housing duties include interviewing, hiring, and training Summer Conference Assistants (SCAs) to assist conference guests. Supervise SCAs and make disciplinary recommendations as needed. Schedule SCAs for duty as needed to cover conference groups in various campus residence halls. Be present for check-ins to assist with guest questions and issues that might arise. Respond to behavioral and maintenance issues/emergencies. Resolve issues or contact appropriate staff or University offices as needed. Organize and provide orientation sessions for chaperones, coaches, and parents as requested. Help to develop informational brochures for guests, campers, and chaperones regarding residence hall policies and rules. Represent Housing and Residence Life at meetings with conference planners, customers and other University departments as requested. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree or higher in Student Personnel/Counseling or related area preferred. Should possess thorough understanding of the role and purpose of residence hall living as it applies to student development. Demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. Driver's license preferred. If operating a University vehicle for this position, candidate will be required to successfully complete a motor vehicle records check in addition to standard background checks. This is an annual live-in position typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance.
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