Responsible for developing an atmosphere that promotes academic achievement, personal development, and an inclusive community; providing supervision or co-supervision to up to eleven (11) Resident Assistants, is responsible for the training, professional development and evaluation of student staff in their residential area; will facilitate community and student development within a residential community; event planning/execution and leadership development through organizational advising of a community council (or Residence Hall Association/National Residence Hall Honorary); may assist with the management and development of Living Learning Communities, Themed Housing, Specially/Greek Life Programs, or Family Programming.
Supervises and administers activities of a smaller residence hall or apartment community. Duties include facilitating community and student development, supervision of student staff members, management of lower-level student conduct and discipline, assisting with occupancy and facilities management, and responding to crisis and emergency situations in an on-call capacity. Serves on or assists with departmental committees, as possible.
Classification Standard Duties
Supervises or co-supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution. Oversees student resident advisors and ensures compliance with residence hall policies; counsels and trains student resident advisors. Counsels students and, when necessary, recommends disciplinary action; processes contract cancellations for students unable to conform to residence hall policies. Develops educational, recreational and/or social programs and services for student residents; advises and interacts with student organizations and auxiliary service departments to enhance residence life experience for students. Intervenes in student crises such as suicide attempts, drug overdoses, alcohol and drug abuse, and other health problems; provides counseling and/or assessment and referral services; coordinates corrective actions in other emergencies such as physical confrontations or fire and bomb threats. Coordinates housing space and maintains appropriate residence hall records. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of student support programs and services. Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. Knowledge of contract documents and specifications.
Organizing and coordinating skills. Skill in establishing, directing and enforcing policies and regulations which pertain to campus life and to student development. Counseling and behavior management skills. Records maintenance skills. Program planning and implementation skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Employee development and performance management skills. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Assessment and referral skills. Knowledge of emergency and disaster recovery planning. Ability to assess training and in-service needs in area of specialty, and to provide consultation and arrange/facilitate training and seminars. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Previous live-in student or professional staff experience in Residence Life or Greek Life (i.e. Greek chapter president and/or housing manager).
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Shift: Other Shift
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon funding
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 02/19/2021
Closing Date 03/22/2021
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/40558