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Area Coordinator for Educational Initiatives (Social Justice and RHA)
|Onsite Event Position ID:||2036|
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Location:||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
The Area Coordinator for Residential Education (AC) position is a 12 month, full-time, live-in, professional staff position within Housing & Residential Education and the Student Affairs Division at the University of Utah.
Reporting to an Assistant Director of Residential Education, the current opening AC provides oversight to a comprehensive student-focused program for residential communities of 800 to 1300 students or manages the HRE Educational Initiatives program, providing guidance, vision, and development for the Residence Hall Association student government and Social Justice Advocates program, including management of the Equity Lounge/Equity Office. The AC has immediate supervision of a staff of 1-2 post-masters Resident Directorsprofessionals, and indirect supervision of 1-2 graduate assistants, a team of part-time Community Managers, and 20-45 Student Leaders. The AC is charged with being a programmatic liaison for a functional area within Residence Education that may include residence halls, student government, and/or social justice development. As our department continues to grow, the responsibilities of this position may continue to shift, including potential oversight of residential communities.
The AC is also responsible for contributing to a Residential Education committee and provides assistance with system-wide collateral processes, which may include Student Leader selection, training, and professional development, professional staff training, professional staff selection, and/or LLC development and assessment.
The University of Utah and the Department of Housing and Residential Education are in an exciting period of rapid growth and change. Our city and campus are evolving and, therefore, so is our department! To prepare for this growth, we have undertaken significant restructuring to our team, individual responsibilities, and a new five year strategic plan. We believe it is vital to round out our team with someone who is both excited to be a part of a consistently developing department and also prepared to work through the challenges that change may present. Key qualities we seek are:
Housing & Residential Education (HRE) and the University of Utah value interactions among individuals with varying traditions, cultures, identities, expressions, orientation, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will share and explore this value with the team and with our residents.
2. Administrative Tasks
3. Emergency Crisis Response
4. Facilities Management
5. AC Functional Area Development
6. Student Conduct
7. Community Relations
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must apply through Human Resources to be considered. Priority review for TPE candidates: Wednesday, February 20th. Please email Timothy Davis regarding interest and as additional notification of your completed application.
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