Open Date: 01/25/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree in College Student Personnel, or related field, from an appropriately accredited institution Knowledge of student development theory, counseling, diversity, communication, crisis management, and administration Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
Special Instructions to Applicant: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Job Duties: The Residence Hall Coordinator is a twelve month, live-in position responsible for the overall administrative and programmatic aspects of a residence hall, housing 275-500 students. The Residence Hall Coordinator fosters student and community development. This position reports directly to the Director of Residence Life of Campus Living for the first year of employment. Supervision/Training/Development -Hire, train and supervise Resident Advisors. -Plan and implement team-building activities to develop the staff. -Evaluate and recognize staff performance. -Develop hall goals and strategies to attain these. -Assist in Campus Living staff recruitment. -Teach an accredited Resident Advisor or First Year Student course. -Organize and facilitate weekly hall staff meetings. -Provide leadership training for Hall Government and other student groups. -Advise the Hall Government executive board and body and support their activities. -Participate in professional staff development including: bi-weekly in-services, professional organizations, coursework, and work with other departments. -Chair or serve on a department team. -Function as a contributing member of Coordinator team. Administration/Facilities Management -Coordinate administrative hall functions, including opening and closings. -Promote safety and security through development of RA duty schedule and facility walk-throughs. -Monitor hall budget -Attend weekly professional staff meetings. -Assist with facility maintenance request process. -Prepare and submit reports, proposal, and other correspondence to Campus Living. -Participate in Coordinator campus area duty coverage and assist with crisis intervention. -Assume responsibility for departmental and divisional issues, programming needs and advisory duties as assigned. -Maintain office hours for staff and student contact. Programming/Education/Development - Utilize student development programming to facilitate individual and community growth within the living-learning environment. -Motivate residents' involvement with each other and hall activities. -Implement educational diversity programming to increase awareness and promote appreciation of different cultures. -Involve faculty in the residence halls via programming. -Facilitate academic initiatives to assist all students, especially First Year Students, with their transition and study skills in order to support them as well as the academic mission of ECU. Student Contact -Provide support and counsel to individual students on an on-going basis. -Respond to requests and inquiries from students in a timely manner. -Promote student responsibility for behavior, which is consistent with the mission of ECU. -Serve as hearing officer for student conduct cases and administer educational sanctions. -Be approachable and available to interact with students on a daily basis, i.e. In the dining hall, during hall tours, and at programs. -Provide appropriate referrals to the Counseling Center and other campus/community resources. Living Learning Communities -Oversee a Residence Hall that houses the following Living-Learning Communities (LLC): 1. Wellness LLC 2. Honors College LLC 3. Music LLC 4. Future Pirate Nurse LLC 5. Biology LLC 6. College of Business LLC 7. College of Business Sophomore LLC 8. Chemistry and Physics LLC 9. Quest Transfer Students LLC 10. College of Education Themed-Housing LLC 11. Dance LLC 12. Career Exploration LLC 13. Athletics LLC -Communicate weekly with each LLC on updates within the residence hall. -Collaborate with the other Gateway RLC on programming and work with the LLC's. -Attend monthly Campus Living LLC meetings. -Reach out to LLC Liaisons on attending staff meeting. -During RA Recruitment, ask for input on who they feel would be a good fit for the RA for each LLC. -Work with each LLC to host one program for the entire building focused on the characteristics of that LLC -Oversee the faculty office space open for LLC faculty members -Assist LLC RA's with creating hall programs directed at each LLC Other duties as assigned