Residence Life Specialist

Main Campus, Fairmont
Mar 14, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Supervise undergraduate students working as Resident Assistants in Fairmont State residence halls. 2. Coordinate and administer the overall Residence Life Program, including both student development and operations components, in assigned residence halls. 3. Recruit, select, and train Resident Assistants; monitor work performance for accuracy and completeness in accordance with Department and University goals and objectives; ensure compliance of staff with established Residence Life policies and procedures. 4. Meet with students and serve as Judicial Hearing Officer for students referred for disciplinary concerns; enact appropriate judicial sanctions and/or personal counseling to effectively resolve disciplinary problems in consultation with the Director of Residence Life. 5. Manage operational functions for apartment complex such as key distribution and collection, damage assessment, reporting and billing, maintenance requests, and hall openings and closings. Serve as facility manager for apartment complex including conducting apartment checks, reporting and following up on housekeeping, maintenance and move requests. 6. Assume "on-call" responsibility for all area residence halls on a scheduled basis. 7. Assume summer assignment of facility maintenance for apartment complex.

Minimum Required Education Master's degree (or equivalent, as determined by HR).

Required Licenses and/or Certifications NA

Type and Amount of Experience Needed Over two years and up to three years of experience; however, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience is acceptable which provides an applicant the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities and the capability to perform the essential functions of the job. Previous work experience in a residential life / housing facility at a college or university.

Preferred Qualifications -Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.-Demonstrated leadership skill and experience.-Excellent supervision and team development skills.-Master's Degree preferred.

Special Conditions The incumbent will be required to live in the apartment complex twelve (12) months per year. Much of the work of the incumbent is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. The incumbent will occasionally be required to move furniture, equipment or participate in facility operations that require a basic level of physical strength. The incumbent will be required to climb stairs to access all areas within the apartment complex. The incumbent will be required to operate a personal computer and associated equipment such as computer printers as well as other office equipment used in day-to-day operations. The incumbent will have "on-call" responsibilities and will be required to respond to emergency and other situations during and after normal business hours.

Notes To Applicants All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted.

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