Responsible to an Assistant Director/Area Coordinator of Residence Life for assisting with the supervision and administration of a residence hall community of 600 to 900 students and for supporting and promoting a diversified residential program. Responsibilities include supervision of Resident Assistants; staff selection, training, and evaluation; student contact in the areas of counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, mediation, discipline, organization advising, and social justice training. Duties include administration of daily operations and community development within the area. 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. 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. Must display interest in working with first year students and/or an academically-focused environment. Should possess thorough understanding of the role and purpose of residence hall living as it applies to student development. Must demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. This is an annual position typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance. This is an 83.3% full-time equivalency (FTE) job. Months off are mid-May to mid-July each year. Full Penn State benefits included.
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