Hall Coordinator, Rose Street Commons (211-Day Calendar)
Job Code/Position Control Number: L3/208/0:001
Position SummaryCoordinators within Rose Street Commons will assist the Director of Residence Life in developing, coordinating, and evaluating a residence life program for Penn College students. Each Coordinator will be responsible for the daily operations related to one of three residential areas within Rose Street Commons.
Position Work Hours/Week: 37.5 Hours Per Week
Abilities and Skills
- Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, and the public in an active environment. (Minimum)
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
- Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships on campus and in the community. (Minimum)
- Sensitivity to issues of student development, diversity, special population needs, and multicultural issues. (Minimum)
- Evidence of creativity and ingenuity in developing programs and solving problems. (Minimum)
- Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
- Self-starter. (Minimum)
- Ability to train and motivate people. (Minimum)
- Bachelor's degree with significant experience in residence life supervising a residence facility. (Minimum)
- Enrollment in a graduate program in Student Affairs, Higher Education or relevant discipline. (Desired)
- Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, or related discipline. (Desired)
- Prior experience in Residence Life, whether at the paraprofessional, graduate, and/or professional level. (Minimum)
- Experience working with first-year student populations and programs. (Desired)
- Experience supervising students, preferably in the residence life area. (Desired)
- Experience advising student groups. (Desired)
Responsibilities and DutiesEssential:
- Coordinate the daily operations of a co-educational residential area designated for first-year students.
- Participate in the implementation of residence life housing procedures with appropriate College departments.
- Assist Director in the selection, training, and evaluation, of paraprofessional staff.
- Serve as a representative of Residence Life in all College functions including but not limited to Fall and Spring Visitation Days, campus tours, Open House, test days, and orientation.
- Coordinate and evaluate area programs appropriate to the Residence Life programming model.
- Coordinate area concerns with service departments such as General Services, Campus Police, etc.
- Address and resolve student problems in the residence hall including disciplinary situations, personal and interpersonal difficulties, referring more difficult situations to the supervisor or the Vice President for Student Affairs.
- Mentor residence hall students on issues related to academic and personal success.
- Adjudicate low to mid-level student conduct cases.
- Participate in College committees appropriate to the position and as requested.
- Provide on-call coverage for Residence Life issues.
- Conduct ongoing evaluation of relevant outcomes that result from programming efforts.
- Perform various administrative responsibilities to support the operations of the department.
Special Job Features
- Required to live in College housing.
- Capable of working beyond the normal College workday as necessary.
- Available in emergency situations to work evenings and weekends.
- State Police, Child Line, and FBI fingerprint clearances under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) required before employment can begin.
- Required to follow College expectations as they apply to live-in professional staff.
- Background check will be required on selected candidate.
- Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
- Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
- Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
- Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
- Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
- Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)
- Employees who provide student instruction will develop and maintain proficiency in the effective pedagogical use of current and future instructional technologies, including but not limited to learning management systems, media, instructional software, and connectivity devices. As such, are required to use the following elements of the Learning Management System (LMS): Upload all syllabi, timely use of the grade feature, and collection of digital student work and distribution of digital course materials.
Office/School: Residence Life
Posting Number: 01345