Supervise an area of 7-16 peer advisors and 400-600 residents;
Perform supervisory responsibilities in a manner consistent with departmental, institutional, and legal expectations;
Provide ongoing communication on performance to direct supervisees including informal communication and formal communication in accordance with human resources protocol;
Meet regularly with peer advisors for personal and professional development and ensure ongoing communication;
Ensure peer advisors are abiding by departmental, institutional, and legal expectations;
Participate in University and department conduct processes abide by established standards including documenting potential violations, adjudicating less severe violations of housing policies and student code of conduct, administer hearings, apply sanctions when appropriate, and educate residents on policies;
Mediate and facilitate conversations between conflicting parties within the scope of housing and residential life;
Perform health and safety walks on a monthly basis;
Facilitate and advise staff on effective and appropriate area programmatic efforts including submitting program proposals, shopping for items needed, reporting attendance numbers, and submitting program evaluations;
Participate in departmental assessment initiatives including assisting the student affairs student engagement project, monitoring activities of peer advisors in carrying out learning outcomes, and promoting ongoing assessment initiatives;
Participate in the Peer Advisor training serving 154 peer advisors which includes developing and delivering training seminars for fall, summer, and spring processes;
Participate in the Peer Advisor selection process including reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, and selecting final candidates;
Participate in on-call duty rotation which includes serving as first-responder, reporting incidents to proper staff, and ensure electronic reporting is accurate in Maxient;
Participate in at least one departmental committee of choice;
Serve as a campus security authority under the Clery Act;
Serve as a responsible employee under Title IX; and
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree; One year of experience with college students or adolescents in community groups in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of student development theory and philosophy.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Six months to two years experience in residential life, student affairs, student advising, higher education administration, or similar work responsibilities;
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