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Residence Education Coordinator

Michigan Technological University
Job Location:
Houghton, Michigan
Residence Life and Housing
As a member of the Residence Education and Housing Services team, the Residence Education Coordinator will assume a vital role in the residence life program for the growth of the individual through community living. The Residence Education Coordinator is responsible for providing and supporting student development and leadership, building community, and promoting learning in the residence halls. This is a 12-month live-in position.

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  • Create a community of engaged learners in the residence halls.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, evaluation, and tracking of all materials and processes related to the residential learning model.
  • Oversee and support activities that help students develop resilience and community, based on the residential learning model.
  • Train, supervise, evaluate, recognize, and provide leadership for senior resident assistants and resident assistants.
  • Maintain visibility and availability with staff and students through daily social interaction and attendance at hall functions.
  • Participate in rotating 24 hour, 365 days per year on-call responsibilities, including response to emergency situations and crisis support.
  • Participate in pandemic response planning and support.
  • Advise and support residential student organizations in leadership development and initiatives.
  • Review reports related to students of concern, collaborating with other university departments to provide support.
  • Serve as a hearing officer and act as a liaison with Academic and Community Conduct.
  • Assist with individual student and parent interventions.1
  • Complete assigned projects which support departmental initiatives.
  • Manage and maintain a programming budget.
  • Foster successful and collaborative relationships between University departments and Residence Education and Housing Services.
  • Coordinate and expand academic-related services and programs including collaboration with faculty, staff, and students, which create and enhance the living-learning environment.
  • Participate in academic interventions with students as assigned.
  • Assist with the review, updates, and maintenance of the staff crisis protocol, staff manuals, online forms, residence hall policies and procedures, web pages, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of awareness regarding the facilities of the assigned residence hall/area, including submitting and following up on work orders and communicating consistently with facilities staff.
  • Assist with summer residence hall programs and conferences.
  • Assist with the coordination of openings, closings, and break transitions of the residence halls.
  • Support and attend campus initiatives and events.
  • Teach one section of a college success course during each fall semester.
  • Ensure that residence hall safety and security procedures are established and maintained.
  • Actively participate in Student Affairs work teams and University committees as appropriate.
  • Work irregular hours due to the nature of the position. This position requires night and weekend work, and holiday coverage.
  • Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work.
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