Living-Learning Community Coordinator

Location
Arcata
Posted
Jan 30, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Living-Learning Community Coordinator
HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation


Wage: $18.00-20.00 per hour, depending on qualifications. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt position. Job offers a competitive benefits package including group health, dental, vision, and retirement after one year.

Project Name: Klamath Match Trust (T8034)

Supervisor: Matt Johnson, Amy Sprowles and Katlin Overeem

Position Summary: The HSI STEM Living-Learning Community Coordinator will work under the direction of the program Principle Investigators and a Lead Project Coordinator to coordinate services & activities related to the HSI STEM Grant activities. Activities include assisting in the organization of “summer immersion” activities, arranging the integration of the program with a peer mentoring program (RAMP), coordinating living-learning communities with campus Residential Life, and taking a lead role in academic year communication with students in the learning communities. This position aims to strengthen student connection and engagement with peers, the programs, and campus and community partners to improve student success.

Essential Job Functions:
Academic Year Events (~50%):
  • Integrating the existing on-campus housing experience (ResLife) with the programs' block-
    scheduled curriculum.
    o Create programming and events that align with PBLC themes, curriculums, etc.
  • Plan/coordinate, attend, and assist with extra-curricular events.
  • Enhancing, reinforcing, and expanding upon campus and community engagement opportunities
    that reinforce connections made by former and current PBLC students. Including:
    o Exam review sessions
    o Volunteer opportunities
    o PBLC weekly newsletters
    o Social media engagement and promotions
    o Collaborative events with various departments on campus
  • Planning (rooms, personnel, transportation, food, supplies, and outreach).
    o Including supporting documents
  • Student Outreach: PBLC information, jobs, volunteer and research opportunities, academic and
    non -academic programming and events, MAPWorks surveys, etc.
    Recruitment/Admissions (~5%):
  • Tabling at events
  • Promote programs
  • Answer calls from students/parents
    Summer Immersion Planning (~20-25%):
  • Assist the team in:
    o Creating schedules for students, faculty, RAMP mentors, and Immersion staff.
    o Logistics (rooms, personnel, transportation, food, supplies, and outreach).
    o Coordinating with various campus departments/personnel, and community partners
    involved.

    Program/Develop (~20%):
  • Collaborating and fostering our partnerships with the Learning Center, Library, Housing, ACAC,
    RAMP, and Faculty members.
    o Including: being the contact for these departments, sharing relative information,
    promoting each other's events, being a part of planning committees (e.g. CDOR), search
    committees, etc.
  • Assist in marketing & recruitment materials.
  • Assist in hiring and training of peer mentors.
  • Assist in supervising peer mentors and staff during “summer immersion.”
    Office Maintenance & Logistics (~5%)

    Minimum Qualifications; knowledge, special skills, and abilities required: Bachelor's degree (preferably in STEM discipline). Must have experience in providing information and assistance in an educational setting, preferably to high school, community college students, and first-year college students. Must demonstrate ability to interpret and apply regulations, policies, and procedures; must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population both verbally and in writing.

    Preferred Qualifications: Preference for experience in helping students from a diverse range of cultural and economic backgrounds, and have knowledge of issues confronting underrepresented, low-income, or first-generation college students. Professional experience in higher education preferred, including experience with orientation or freshman-year programs. Fluency in Spanish is desirable. Prefer prior experience in coordinating, leading, or supervising the work of others and large groups.

    Application Instructions: To apply submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three professional references and 4) HSU SPF Employee Information Form for Applicants to hsistem@humboldt.edu.

    If you have any questions regarding this position, call Matt Johnson at (707) 826-3218.

    Application review date: Application review will begin February 19th and will remain open until filled.

    Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. More information about HSU SPF's Equal Employment Opportunity hiring can be found here.

    For assistance with the application process, please submit an Accommodation Request Form which can be found here or call the SPF Interim Compliance Support Coordinator at (707) 826-5159.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position within HSU SPF. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current HSU SPF employees who apply for this position


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