Coordinator - Residential Education

Dahlonega, GA
Mar 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Coordinator - Residential Education

Position Number: 53001767

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 04/04/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator for Residential Education. The Coordinator will advise, direct, and recommend programs for RAs to present to residential civilian students. This live-in position serves as the Resident Director for a residence hall and serves in an on-call rotation.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Coordinator will:
  • Develop, implement, and oversee a departmental Residential Curriculum initiative for residential non-cadets.
  • Guide and advise approximately 70 Resident Assistants through their hall programming, including facilitating program assessment and holding RAs accountable with programming requirements.
  • Serve as a live-on Resident Director in a residence hall of approximately 350 students, including overseeing community development and addressing second-level roommate conflicts.
  • Directly supervise approximately 12 Resident Assistants, including bi-weekly one-on-one meetings, attending hall programs, and assisting in RA training and selection.
  • Serve in an on-call rotation with five other professional staff members to handle residential incidents on a weekly basis.
  • Purchase and/or approve programming supplies for all Resident Assistants in a monthly rotation.
  • Assist in preparing and presenting departmental information and communication for RA meetings, Open Houses, Orientations, and RA Training.
  • Serve as Conduct Conference Officer for first-level offenses.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • General knowledge of critical issues facing college students
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Student Affairs or closely related field required
  • One to two years in Residence Life
  • Experience with event planning and working with budgets is preferred

Anticipated Hire Date: 05/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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