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Area Coordinator for Residence Life Operations
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students 30,000 & Over Students|
The Area Coordinator of Residence Life Operations is a mid-level position reporting to the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Department of University Housing. The position is responsible for providing vision, leadership and management to all functions of a 24/7/365 department security and service desk business operations within Sandburg Residence Hall, Purin Hall, Cambridge Commons, and Riverview Residence Hall.
The position is also responsible for managing the entire training program for the area of Residence Life. The training program is an ongoing commitment to ensuring full-time and student staff are provided effective training and development methods that support the mission and vision for the department.
With a staff of nearly 60 student employees to supervise, the position will be required to coordinate training, evaluation, pay increases, terminations, and selection for a transient staff. The position will serve on the administrative duty response team which requires being on call nights, weekends, and holidays to respond to high-level student and guest behaviors (mental health, suicide ideation, sexual assaults, and AODA violations).
i. Bachelor’s Degree from an institution accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or commensurate experience
ii. Experience supervising in an educational or customer service oriented environment
iii. Evidence of the ability to problem solve and make high-level decisions
iv. Evidence of the ability to plan and organize a 24/7/365 operation
i. Master degree in in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or related degree
ii. Experience managing security or desk operations in a higher education environment
iii. Experience planning and implementing a training and development program
iv. Experience providing leadership and on-call support for high-level student conduct issues (alcohol, drugs, sexual assault, etc)
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial screening of candidates to begin Monday, March 11, 2019. Applications received after Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 11:59 PM may not receive consideration. YOU MUST APPLY AT THE UWM JOBS website. Do not send materials electronically. When referencing employment history, please address your experience with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above. Please also include email and phone numbers for three professional references (including your most current supervisor). You must provide this information by uploading a resume, cover letter, and reference list. The search committee will consider cover letters that fail to address the qualifications or where explanations are unclear as the applicant not possessing the qualification(s). Candidates chosen for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts. Note: All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of meeting the qualifications above. Evidence of each of the above minimum and preferred qualifications should be presented in your application materials. Evidence of ability, capacity, and proficiency should be presented through examples of your experiences, educational knowledge, and personal characteristics evidenced through examples of your actions and behaviors.
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