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 student-centered residential program. Duties include direct supervision of one Residence Life Coordinator and Sorority Assistants or Resident Assistants (RAs); staff selection, training, and evaluation; student contact in the areas of counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, mediation, discipline, and diversity education and training; administration of daily operations. Provide primary oversight and liaison responsibility on all day-to-day residential issues for one of three areas: sorority housing (Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life), summer conferences (Conference Services), or Honors housing (Schreyer Honors College). Attend meetings as appropriate and work closely with their office staff. Responsible for the room assignment process of Special Living Options. Participate in on-call duty rotation, including summer sessions and break periods. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with special living options and/or academic living-learning environments strongly 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 demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. Should possess a thorough understanding of the role and purpose of residence hall living as it applies to student development. This is an annual 12-month live-in position typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance. Full Penn State benefits are included.
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