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Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) announces an opening for the position of Residential Coordinator. This opening is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. MICAâs residential program consists of approximately 1,000 beds distributed across multiple buildings and configured in apartment-style communities. This position requires an interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, paraprofessional staff, and student residents in a collaborative effort to promote student growth, personal development, and academic success.
Residential Coordinators report to the Assistant Director of Residential Communities.
The Residential Coordinator encourages the residential co-curricular education of students by supervising regularly scheduled structured programs and activities designed to enhance the residential experience. This position is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of individual students in cooperation with Student Affairs staff and facultyÂ
Institutional Description: MICA enrolls approximately 1800 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries. MICA is a leader in the education of artists and designers that fosters a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study. MICA is also recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs, including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually.
Develop a thriving residential community by managing the daily functions of 2 apartment style residence halls and 4-5 townhomes, housing approximately 500 students
Directly supervise approximately 13 Residential Advisors (RA) and 1 studio manager
Identify and respond to the needs of students in cooperation with the Residence Life team, other Student Affairs and College staff, and MICA faculty
Develop effective advising and mentoring relationships with upperclassmen communities, graduate students, and specifically sophomore residents regarding academic success, social networking, identity, and physical and emotional health; refer students to additional services as needed
Implement an intentional and holistic programming model to provide educational, social, cultural, professional, and personal growth opportunities for students; manage the related planning and budget for eventsÂ
Serve as a conduct officer by upholding and interpreting the rights and responsibilities of students through consistent and fair enforcement
Support special interest communities that are designed to augment the educational experience of residents
Promote student interest and involvement in on-campus programs, student organizations, leadership development, and community outreach efforts
Create and implement leadership workshops, professional development, and training for student staff, typically immediately prior to fall and spring semesters and throughout the year
At the direction of the Assistant Director for Central Operations assist in the opening and closing of residence halls, key distribution, room changes, and other administrative processes
Collaborate with the Residence Life team to coordinate the selection and ongoing evaluation of RAs, and coordinate celebration and recognition end-of-year eventsÂ
Participate in the professional on-call after hours emergency response rotation
Assist with housing selection, winter and summer housing & conferences, departmental programming initiatives, assessment, planning and execution and other related major office functions
Serve on various on-campus divisional and departmental committees such as: assessment committee, student leadership recognition committee, retention committees, and the student selection committee
Support major campus programs such as Orientation, Family Weekend, and student leadership initiativesÂ
Assist with the organization and support of students in Isolation and Quarantine Housing
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient with Excel, Word, Google Suite, Publisher
Masterâs degree in a Student Personnel or related field
Appreciation for the visual arts
PeopleSoft and Maxient experience
Reporting to this position:Â
Student employees and graduate assistants
Conditions of Employment:Â
Satisfactory Background Check
Must reside in on-campus housing
Unusual circumstances related to position:Â
May work evenings and/or weekends
Physical demands and work environment:Â
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Â
Physical Demands:Â While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position).
Work environment:Â While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Required training:Â Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.Â
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R1074
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.