Two Bedroom Apartment with washer and dryer for all 12 months. Board - meals provided when classes are in session including summer terms.
Internal Number: 2023106S
Notice: Job application deadline has been extended to Monday June 12, 2023
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Residence Life, the incumbent coordinates the administration and operations of a specific residence hall as well as ancillary Student Affairs functions on the Winthrop University campus located near Charlotte, North Carolina in the Metrolina area.
Maintains overall responsibility for 425 students; supervises 8-10 resident assistants; 25 office hosts and 10-15 night hosts: Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates student employees and assists with programming development.
Coordinates the administration and operation of a specific residence hall: Oversees hall council and development of academic living/learning communities; assists in the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures; assists with short- and long-range planning; maintains office hours and administers a hall office as an extension of the central Residence Life office.
Plans and implements training programs and workshops for Residence Life staff; develops and promotes academic success, educational, wellness, cultural and social programs; chairs departmental committees.
Collaborates on an assigned student success project/program.
Advises staff members and students; enforces all university and Residence Life policies; and adjudicates residence hall disciplinary cases and administers sanctions.
Rotates “on call duty” and responds to personnel and building emergencies and crises on a 24-hour basis, including break periods.
Coordinates summer conference housing, summer school housing or other summer functions and projects.
Coordinates residence hall maintenance and approves and inspects room personalization requests.
Advises a residence hall council and student groups.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Summary
Knowledge/experience working with academic living/learning residential communities. Knowledge of policies, practices and procedures related to residence hall operations. Knowledge of interpersonal/group interaction, student development theory and counseling techniques. Ability to counsel/advise students effectively; exercise mature judgment in difficult circumstances; establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, parents and the general public; coordinate/monitor a variety of simultaneous activities; supervise/evaluate the work of others; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; deal with sensitive/confidential information/ situations; effectively teach and present information to students; and manage/coordinate teams or groups of people to achieve a common goal.
Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of live-in experience as a resident assistant (resident advisor), senior resident assistant, resident director or equivalent. Must be willing and able to reside in residence hall year-round and work a schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours.
Master’s degree in college student personnel or related field; two years of experience in housing or related college student affairs position, including experience working with academic living/learning communities; and supervisory experience.
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