Residential Learning & Student Accessibility Support Coordinator
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Housing & Residence Life
Department Office of Student and Community Life
Regular or Temporary Regular
Hours Per Week 40
FLSA Determination Exempt
Weeks Per Year 52
Open Date 06/15/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Full or Part Time Full Time
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Under the leadership of the Assistant Director of Bantam Network Operations and Strategic Planning, the Residential Learning and Student Accessibility Support Outreach Coordinator (RLC) lives on-campus and oversees a residential community within the Trinity College Housing system.
This position works to foster an inclusive living and learning community that contributes to students’ academic achievement and personal growth. While the position will function as described below, some aspects are subject to change due to evolving departmental needs.
Oversee the day-to-day functions of assigned residential communities, including collaboration with residential operations and facilities as needed.
Participate in on-call rotation and serve as a member of the crisis response team.
Assist implementing and assessing the residential curriculum and programming model, as part of the residential learning experience.
Manage programming budget for residential student staff.
Oversee development and planning of programs by residential student staff.
Collaborate with members of the campus community to provide students with holistic programs and support services.
Training and Supervision
Supervise, facilitate meetings, and conduct evaluations of residential student staff in assigned residential communities.
Assist in the development, coordination, and assessment related to the recruitment, selection, and training of residential student staff.
Facilitate the student conduct process consistent with college policies.
Determine behavioral and educational sanctions due to policy violations and provide guidance, mediation, problem solving, and refer students to campus resources as needed.
Student Support Services
Work collaboratively with the Deans of Student and Community life, along with faculty to provide support and guidance for students.
Meet with students to discuss their needs and connect them to campus resources and support services.
Student Accessibility Support Coordinator Responsibilities
Manage the note taking system and alternative textbook sharing system
Assist with all operational aspects of the Testing Center and Academic Support Network, including peer tutoring and communication with faculty and students
Triage student issues and refer them to the appropriate resources
Assist with preparation and implementation of student development programming to include executive function support and other supports for students
Help manage information requests from both internal and external constituencies
Other duties as assigned. This is a 12 Month, Live on-campus position in The Bantam Network Residential Learning Community.
The ideal candidate is expected to have broad and relevant experience in residential life, activities planning, student advising/mentoring, and student leadership development. A good understanding of liberal arts communities is preferred. Candidates should have a passion for mentorship and deliberate interaction with students.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
A minimum of 1-year of relevant professional experience and/or a strong background as an engaged student leader
Ability to adapt leadership style to the unique needs and interests of the student population
Experience maintaining professionalism with staff, faculty, and students
Flexibility in schedule to be able to work nights and weekends
A willingness and desire to collaborate with the Hartford community
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and strong time management skills with a good ability to multitask
Excellent attention to detail (e.g., management of a small budget) and evidence of good judgment and strong work ethic
Ability to work collaboratively and across diverse communities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficient with computers and software programs, (e.g., Office 365, Facebook, Instagram) to support departmental goals
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or a related field
A minimum of 2-years of relevant experience or 2 or more years of undergraduate or graduate experience in residential life
Strong commitment to the liberal arts experiences along with evidence of an appreciation for working in a diverse community
Experience in leading a student organization and/or involvement in leadership programs
Special Instructions to Applicants All applicants must apply online at https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2668 by submitting their resume, cover letter and 3 references. In your cover letter or application materials, please address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion in this role.
Review of applications will begin three weeks after the role posting date.
Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment
Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.