Coordinator for Residence Life

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Position Number 998762, 004282, and 013516 Functional Title Coordinator for Residence Life Position Type Administration - Staff Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

Housing and Residence Life provides a safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professinoals encourage students to pursue avcademic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility. Efficient and effective programs and services are provided vy competently trained and reliable department teams in affordable, clean, comfortable, and sound facilities equipped with current technologies. Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enables students to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sensed of interdependence, and prepare them for service as members of the global community. UNCG Housing & Residence Life is committed to following sustainable principals and is rated a Green Office at the 3.0 level.

Position Summary

This position falls under the residence life area of Housing and Residence Life and includes providing desired leadership for programming, leadership development, supervision, advising, teaching, and strategic planning. This position will have direct responsibilities related to the student population. This position will have supervision responsibility for 1 graduate staff and 6 – 14 student employees. In addition, this position will be involved in crisis response, family contact, and departmental planning.

Minimum Qualifications Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications

Masters’ degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field, and previous experience in residence life.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range 42,000 plus a monthly campus living allowance of $400 Org #-Department Housing and Residence Life - 44502 Job Open Date 01/28/2019 For Best Consideration Date 02/04/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.0 (Full-Time) Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 35% Key Responsibility

Student/Community Development

Essential Tasks

Get to know residents and their needs by being approachable, accessible, and visible throughout the building.
Assess the needs of all residents and develop programming goals to meet identified needs.
Coordinate, plan, evaluate, and oversee the implementation of educational and cultural programming and other supportive resources that will help students to persist at and graduate from the University by collaborating with other departments, staff, faculty, and student groups.
Advise the Hall Council and encourage the organization and its leaders as they seek to influence the quality of life in the residence hall.
Work to prevent crisis situations, respond appropriately to confidential matters, and provide appropriate referrals to other University departments/resources as needed.
Work closely with the Assistant Directors for Residence Life in developing programs and activities for the building with the assistance of the Residence Advisor staff and Hall Council.
Provide and coordinate academic, career, and personal advising for students living in the residence halls.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 25% Key Responsibility

Staff Supervision

Essential Tasks

Directly supervise between 4 and 15 Resident Advisors.
Assist with recruitment, selection, and training of staff.
Facilitate weekly staff meetings and conduct regular one on one meetings with staff.
Provide paraprofessional development/in-service opportunities for staff.
May supervise additional student workers and or a graduate student overseeing a Signature Community or residence hall.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 20% Key Responsibility

General Administration/Duties

Essential Tasks

Serve in an on-call duty rotation along with other live-in staff.
Serve as a judicial hearing officer for contractual and/or conduct related student incidents.
Serve on one to two functional are committees throughout the academic year including, but not limited to, staff selection, staff training, academic development, staff development, social justice, and student leadership.
Complete one to two summer assignments including, but not limited to, summer housing, summer conferences, orientation, student leadership, and signature community initiatives.
Serve as a liaison for communication between residents, staff, and the central office.
Maintain regular office hours.
Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.
Distribute information to prospective residents as requested.
Work cooperatively with other staff members and other departments and offices across the University and create an effective communication system.
Manage and maintain an accurate record of hall and staff budgets.
Attend weekly professional Residence Life staff meetings.
Attend regular professional staff development meetings.
Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the leadership of the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 10% Key Responsibility

Teaching and Academic Support

Essential Tasks

Participate in the development and instruction of an University course.
Provide assistance with all recruiting, admissions, and retention efforts, including but not limited to Spartan Showcase, Spring Open Houses (Destination UNCG), etc.
Coordinate and support academic initiatives in the residence halls.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 10% Key Responsibility

Maintenance and Facility Administration

Essential Tasks

Help maintain a safe, secure, and inclusive residential environment that is conducive to student academic success and personal development.
Conduct building tours several times a month to identify and assess facility needs.
Maintain accurate records of student occupancy and submit reports accordingly.
Follow up to ensure completion of maintenance requests.
Supervise check-in and check-out of residents throughout the year.
Report damages and maintenance concerns as they occur.
Monitor key/card access and reconcile key box records monthly.
Communicate frequently with housekeeping and maintenance staff regarding issues and concerns.
Solicit community improvement ideas from residents and staff.
Coordinate Health and Safety Inspections.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

Physical Effort Finger Dexterity - O, Reading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Climbing-Stairs - O Work Environment Inside - C Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

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    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
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    3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
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      • No




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    Posted: 2/15/2019
    Application Due: 3/14/2019
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