DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs - Residence Life and Housing/Community Standards and Wellbeing
APPOINTMENT: Part-time, Staff, Ten (10) months
STARTING SALARY: $15.00 per hour
(This is a live-in position in a rent-free apartment)
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: Ten (10) Months
POSITION AVAILABLE: January 21, 2022
POSTING DATE: January 21, 2022
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
The Office of Community Standards and Wellbeing and Residence Life and Housing are seeking qualified and interested graduate students (or others) to serve as Community Coordinators (CCs). This position works collaboratively within the two offices to: (1) supervise undergraduate students in residence by overseeing a Resident Assistant (RA) staff team, (2) facilitate our community standards processes for students with possible law or university policy violations, (3) identify, report, and respond to other community conflicts or students in crisis, and (4) oversee logistics of students moving in and out of the residence halls, as well as other facilities issues.. The Community Coordinator is responsible for the creation and maintenance of a sense of community within their assigned residential environment that is conducive to engagement, growth, learning and meaningful interpersonal relationships, through their experience between the two offices. The position is geared towards increasing collaboration within Student Affairs and enhancing professional development opportunities for those in the role.
The Community Coordinator will receive hands-on training in supervision, Motivational Interviewing, assessment methods, and strategies for having individual and group meetings with students, helping prepare them for various future careers in many areas of Student Affairs, Higher Education, or Counseling. The position is co-supervised by the Associate Deans of Student Affairs, who oversee Community Standards and Wellbeing and Residence Life and Housing. This position provides on-campus housing and is paid for 800 hours (approximately 25 hours per week, not to exceed 29 hours, strategically scheduled in the year around the academic calendar and departmental trainings).
Responsibilities of the position include: (variable based on interest/qualifications and departmental need)
Supervising a Resident Assistant (RA) team; weekly individual and group meetings; conducting annual performance evaluations; assisting in the development of interpersonal relationships, social interactions, and community cohesiveness between staff, residents, and University officials and other constituents.
Managing community and program development for assigned residential area.
Identifying students with personal, behavioral and/or developmental concerns and referring them to appropriate resources for consultation and assistance; writing communication records;
Participate as a campus first-responder on the Administrator on Call (AOC) duty rotation for crisis intervention and emergency coverage.
Conduct individual meetings with students to facilitate University Community Standards Processes and maintain records of those meetings, and proactively/appropriately report issues or concerns; enforcing all campus policies, rules and regulations, and the hall's community standards.
Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality and privacy.
Participating in special assignments, annual events and projects as assigned through Student Affairs.
Other duties as assigned.
Marketable skills Community Coordinators will be provided:
Training and experience in Motivational Interviewing, a counseling technique designed to help students/clients make and maintain positive changes in behavior.
Training and experience in student behavioral intervention and education, on a variety of health-related topics including: alcohol and substance use harm reduction, stress and mental health, and more.
Experience in leading teams of students and developing student leaders.
Master's degree from, or acceptance/enrollment in, a graduate program in Counseling, Higher Education, Health Education, or other related field (or equivalent work-related knowledge/skills).
Direct or transferrable experience working with traditional age college students.
Willingness and ability to assume responsibility for confidential record keeping.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Computer literacy and ability to learn online-based software with experience using the Internet, e-mail, and competence using a variety of Windows-based computer programs is required.
Flexibility to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of students and staff is necessary and will require attendance at evening and weekend events.
Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
TO APPLY: Submit a resume/CV and cover letter with application. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.
INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19: New employees are required to submit proof of having received the full course dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine including a booster or submit an exemption request for medical or religious reasons within sixty (60) days from your date of hire.
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