Residence Coordinator 5504BR Student Affairs Aux-Residence Life
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Department/College Description The Center for Residence Life serves more than 6,000 residents residing in RIT Residence Halls, Greek free-standing houses, Special Interest Houses, RIT Inn, Global Village, and Apartments. As part of the Division of Student Affairs, we are committed to the University's mission by creating and supporting significant learning opportunities that enhance development and promote a sense of campus community for individuals of all identities.
Detailed Job Description Reporting to the Assistant Director for Residence Life, the Residence Coordinator will provide leadership for a residential area of 300-500 students during the academic year. The Residence Coordinator provides student staff supervision, student support, and crisis response in service to the undergraduate and graduate residential students at the University. The Residence Coordinator Position is a 10-month live-on position.
STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT
Supervise staff of 8-16 Resident Advisors
Provide comprehensive training & ongoing development for RA staff as part of a Center-wide training program
Facilitate staff meetings and one-on-one meetings with the student staff
Conduct formal performance evaluations of student staff to identify strengths and areas of improvement
Coordinate individual goal setting and action plans with staff
STUDENT SUPPORT AND OUTREACH
Manage and coordinate ongoing relationships with students in need of resources to support holistic student wellness
Provide basic counseling in personal safety, conflict resolution, roommate conflicts, academic success, etc.
Provide outreach and follow up on mental health issues with referrals to appropriate campus resources
Work closely with the Student Behavior Consultation Team, Public Safety, and other campus partners to identify students in need of support and outreach
Participate in an on-call duty rotation
Support programming efforts utilizing RIT Wellness initiatives and the Center for Residence Life residential curriculum to meet the diverse needs of the residence hall population
Initiate ongoing interactions with students as well as connect students with campus and community resources that enhance their academic and co-curricular experience
Advise a student organization, Special Interest House, living/learning community, or residentially-based Greek communities
Contribute in a meaningful way to the University's continuing commitment to pluralism
Maintain a presence and visibility on campus, including participation in events and dining in campus facilities
A partial meal plan is provided to support this requirement (taxable income)
Assist RA staff and Public Safety with incident response and documentation
Hold informal conduct hearings and engage in restorative conversations
Promote restorative values in response to conflict situations
Represent the Center for Residence Life in formal conduct hearings in the absence of the Assistant Director
Collaborate with RIT Housing to ensure the smooth operation of residence halls, including the opening and closing of residence halls, health and safety inspections, and resident room changes
Participate in Center, Division, and University committees
Maintain a flexible schedule of availability, including after hours and weekends, to meet the needs of students
Dialogue and collaborate with various campus partners such as but not limited to (Public Safety, Center for Campus Life, Student Life Team, Academic Advisors, Center for Women and Gender, Center for Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution)
Provide oversight for student staff and student organization spending
Regularly communicate and advocate for residents' issues and needs to Facilities Management, Public Safety, and RIT Housing
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications Education: Master's degree required in Student Personnel, Counseling or a closely related field Skills: Demonstrated initiative, creativity, leadership, organizational, and facilitation skills Demonstrated understanding of mental health and student well-being concerns Must be willing to learn American Sign Language and about Deaf culture
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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