Residence Hall Coordinator
Requisition Number STA - 201000000507
Job Title Residence Hall Coordinator
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Residence Hall Coordinator.
The University - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/
Due to the growth of the University, the Residence Life Department is also expanding. Please note that there are multiple openings for the Residence Hall Coordinator position.
The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) is the only regionally accredited, public university in the City of Dallas. UNT-Dallas is rapidly becoming a university of first choice as a result of the personal involvement of faculty, student support resources, affordability, location, and the relevancy of programs and degrees to career offerings in the region. UNT-Dallas has a diverse student population (41 percent Hispanic, 35 percent African-American, and 17 percent white) including first-time freshmen, transfer students, veterans and graduate students. The experiential learning opportunities provided by UNT-Dallas are perfectly suited for first generation and continuing education students seeking the degrees and experience needed to pursue high demand career opportunities in the Northeast Texas region and beyond. Through the UNT Dallas Student Affairs office, students are encouraged to be engaged and involved through co-curricular activities that create a holistic university experience. Involved students enhance their learning opportunities and academic success through the leadership, diversity, and interaction with other students and the community fostered by the Student Affairs office.
UNT Dallas is currently seeking a Residence Life Coordinator to create and maintain a positive residential environment for residents through working with staff, resident assistants, and other student leaders to build community through strategic programming initiatives.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT
- Responsible for supervising work performed by residence life student staff.
- Responsible for ongoing training of student staff in related residence hall duties.
- Foster staff unity and teamwork through trainings, meetings, and staff events. Motivate student staff and empower them to promote student growth and development.
- Maintain a positive presence within the community by being visible and accessible to residents, role modeling responsible behavior, personal integrity, and commitment to the mission and vision of the university.
- Serve as an advisor and resource for individual residents through personal consultation and conflict resolution.
- Advise resident student leaders in Community Council.
- Educate residents about University emergency protocol and procedures.
STUDENT SAFETY AND WELFARE
- Oversee safety and duty procedures for Residence Hall and promote and enforce policies that protect and ensure the general welfare of students.
- Communicate, uphold, administer, and evaluate policies related to student life within the University and the Residence Hall.
- Exercise good judgment, ethical decision making, and responsible citizenship both on and off campus.
- Effectively respond to and manage emergency and/or crisis situations via participation as the second-level responder in campus-wide duty coverage, which requires evening and weekend availability.
- Serve as a responsible employee for allegations regulated under Title IX.
HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE OPERATIONS
- Communicate, support and implement the philosophy and mission of the University and the Office of Residence Life.
- Lead and coordinate, the various Residence Life processes and committees including, but not limited to, student staff recruitment, selection and training.
- Assist with coordination of all aspects of facilities management and assignment procedures within the Residence Hall.
- Serve on University committees as assigned.
- Coordinate residence halls tours sponsored by Undergraduate Admissions as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Participate in a 24-hour/7 days on duty rotation with the ability to quickly respond to and handle emergency and non-emergency situations for campus.
- Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer
- May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus.
- May be required to attend conference and training sessions within the DFW area or out-of-state locations.
- Mostly indoor office environment with windows.
- Offices with frequent interruptions.
- May be required to work nights 11pm-7am
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited University required. with One year of experience working on a college campus.
- Conflict resolution, crisis management, and people management skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
- Residence Life experience is strongly preferred.
- Master's degree in Student Personnel, Student Development or Counseling, Educational Administration, or related field is strongly preferred
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.
Driving University Vehicle? No
Monday - Friday
Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date 07/14/2017
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.
- This position is a live off campus, full-time, 12-month, position and requires flexibility of work hours, including work performed on weekends and evenings.
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