Competitive pay and amazing benefits! Relocation stipend provided.
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 493618
We are interviewing at The Placement Exchange virtual event!
As a live-in Student Life professional, the Area Coordinator at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY maintains high visibility with residents and fosters the development of living and learning communities that enhance student learning and success. The Area Coordinator develops and delivers educational programming, provides student advocacy and support, participates in regular on-call duty rotation, supervises staff and serves as a conduct officer of the institution.
Application Instructions: Follow the on-screen prompts at https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/493618/ to create a brief application. Please be ready to upload your resume and cover letter. We'll work with you to schedule your TPE virtual interview.
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Candidates are required to have a Master's Degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel or related field and two (2) or more years of experience in Student Affairs directly working with college students, preferably in a residence life setting. The position requires the ability to travel to on-campus and off-campus locations within the Capital District as a requirement of on-call duties. This could be by driving a personal vehicle (license required) or by the use of public transportation or a ride sharing app.
- Understanding of student development theories and their application to students attending a highly selective, residential research university - Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion - Experience advising, coaching, mentoring, and counseling college students - Demonstrate experience, skill, and ability in leading one of the primary residential assignments, e.g. recruitment and staffing, training, judicial, program development, and/or working with special and diverse student populations. - Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. - Requires ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives. - Requires planning, organizing and effective time management skills.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.
Come Change the World with Us!
Make a world-changing difference at the nation’s oldest and one of the world’s most renowned technological research universities, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where students, faculty, and alumni have been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world for nearly 200 years. Join a legacy of changemakers confronting the most pressing problems facing humanity and our planet.
Designed to enrich and augment classroom and laboratory studies, the student life experience is a vital part of Rensselaer's undergraduate education. With more than 60 percent of undergraduates living on our 275-acre Troy, NY campus, Rensselaer offers a large and vital residential community. Rensselaer is home to more than 200 clubs and organizations, offering students opportunities to immerse themselves in activities outside the classroom.
Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!