ICEI Residence Life Coordinator
Department Summary: The Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (ICEI) offers students with intellectual/developmental disabilities, ages 18-22 who are receiving special education services through their district, a dual enrollment opportunity. Students enroll in courses that are aligned with their long-term goals while also participating in various activities to increase their social, academic, and employment skills.
Position Summary: The ICEI Program Residence Life Coordinator serves as the main contact between all parties involved with the program's implementation: ICEI students, Residence Life staff, ICEI staff, and partnering high school districts' staff. Working directly with students, Residence Life Peer Mentors, Residence Life staff, and ICEI staff, the Residence Life Coordinator (ICEI Coordinator) oversees the on-going implementation of the ICEI Residence Life program, ensuring ICEI students have a successful transition to living on campus.
Essential Duties: - Collaborate with Assistant Director for Residential Learning Communities and Assessment to develop, implement, and coordinate all aspects of ICEI Residence Life program (trainings, monitoring health and safety of ICEI students, monitoring ICEI student involvement in residence life, etc.) - Assist the Director of the Center for PreK-12 Educational Outreach with recruiting, interviewing and hiring Residence Life Peer Mentors working with ICEI Residence Life students. - Assist the Director of the Center for PreK-12 Educational Outreach and Assistant Director for Residential Learning Communities and Assessment with recruiting, interviewing, and hiring the ICEI Resident Assistant, who will serve the primary support personnel for ICEI Residence students between the hours of 8:00pm-8:00am. - Coordinate bi-weekly meetings with Residence Life Peer Mentors and ICEI Resident Assistant, providing supervision to support staff. - Support Residence Hall Director by attending staff meetings with ICEI Resident Assistant. - Manage ICEI Day and Residence Life Peer Mentoring programs; in addition to managing schedules also responsible for managing the Student Employment accounts for all of our ICEI Peer Mentors (both Day and Evening). Also responsible for submitting online job descriptions, reviewing the applicant pool, setting up interviews, and approving time sheets. - Serve as the main contact between partnering high school district staff and BSU ICEI Residence Life staff; ensuring ICEI student involvement is successful - Work closely with ICEI day program staff in supporting students as needed.
Required Qualifications: 1. Bachelor Degree 2. Experience working with individuals who have an intellectual disability 3. Strong organizational skills 4. Strong written and communication skills 5. Microsoft Office experience 6. Must have a sense of humor and the ability to work in a collaborative fast paced environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Special Education teaching background
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.