Seeking experienced, motivated and student success-focused candidates for the Learning Community Coordinator (LCC) position at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The incumbent in this position is a member of the University Housing team. In conjunction with the Executive Director, Associate Directors and other managers, staff, and students, this position assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of University Housing and is responsible for supporting and contributing to a positive atmosphere that facilitates respect, inclusivity and collaboration.
The Learning Community Coordinator (LCC) for Student Success is a mid-level position within the Residential Life & Education Coordinating Team and is integral to supporting staff and students in creating learning community environments that support first-year and continuing students. Under the general direction of the Director and Associate Directors for Residence Education, the Learning Community Coordinator position is responsible for the oversight of academic and interest based learning communities housing approximately 1,000 - 3500 residents. On a daily basis, Learning Community Coordinator duties include lead supervision of Master’s level professionals (Coordinators of Student Development/Leadership & Programming Coordinator (SSP II), indirect supervision of Graduate Student Assistants and Resident Advisor staff, community standards oversight, crisis intervention for over 7,300 residents on an on-call basis, monitoring and tracking budget expenditures, staff recruitment, participation on Division or University committees, and is responsible for the administrative functions of Residential Life and Education programs. Due to the independent nature of the position, this staff member is responsible for developing a course of action for all work projects.
This position will specifically oversee the coordination and expansion of departmental initiatives related to student success and well being and community safety and education. In collaboration with campus partners, this position will engage residents through the use of innovative practices to provide resources/education that includes, but is not limited to mental health, sexual assault, alcohol and drug education and personal safety.
- Connecting with campus partners to provide services for students by facilitating resources, referrals, support and advocacy
- Planning, implementing, and supervision in follow-up for student concerns in collaboration with various university departments or individuals, and stakeholders in the students' success
- Creation of departmental educational initiatives and events on mental health, sexual assault, alcohol and drug education, safety, etc.
- Coordination and updating of Residential Life resources and information for parents, staff and students
- Outreach, collaboration, and committee work with campus offices that provide educational, academic, and personal programming/referral that facilitates student success