SL Specialist I - Training and Professional Development Coordinator - 509650

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SL Specialist I - Training and Professional Development Coordinator - 509650

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Advising/Peer Support

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 42390.36

Department/Organization: 820401 – HRC Administration

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Job Summary: Under general supervision, the Student Life Specialist I is responsible for the administration of one or more Student Life program(s). Serves as liaison between the program and other departments or the community. Position may supervise staff or students. Part of the Student Life Career Progression Plan.

Additional Department Summary: Responsible for developing a comprehensive training and professional development plan for all graduate and undergraduate staff within Residential Communities as well as developing and organizing New Staff Welcome and End of Year celebration for residential communities' student staff. Responsible for organizing and developing on-going professional development opportunities and continuing education for student staff and assist with the coordination of professional staff training within residential communities. Responsible for completing required training that is related to laws and regulations, that creates a more hospitable and respectful workplace; and safer work environment. Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures. Assist Housing and Residential Communities' Assistant Director of Residence Education in the recruitment and interview process as well as manage training databases and generate reports for the department. This position will require significant "extra hours" during staff training and selection periods, including hall openings and closings and sign-up process for returning students. This position will need to be flexible in work habits to allow for the extended work schedule to attend evening meetings and training.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. Ability to work "extra hours" to include evenings and possible weekends as needed.

Skills and Knowledge: General knowledge of Student Development Theories. Additional skills needed in counseling, organization, interaction, recruitment, and training. Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Public Administration, or other relevant field. Prefer supervisory experience, professional development, training, student affairs, and customer service experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"Poster

Advertised: 26 Aug 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Sep 2019 Central Daylight Time

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