Assistant Residential Education Coordinator

Florida Atlantic University  |  Boca Raton, FL

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Residential Education Coordinator

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Positions Available: 4
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 29403

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$32,000 - $34,000
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Salary Range:
$32,000 - $34,000
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Position Summary:

The department of Housing & Residential Education is seeking an Assistant Residential Education Coordinator.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Responsibilities include:

Residential Education and Academic Success

Oversee implementation of strategies that enable student achievement of the goals of the Residential Curriculum: ENGAGE (in FAU and Residential community), EXPLORE (Self and Ideas); DEVELOP (Cultural Competence); STRENGTHEN (Academic Success).
Evaluate the academic progress of students in assigned area providing in-hall academic based programming and in-hall tutoring sessions.
Manage all roommate and community concerns implementing formal mediation when required.
Meet individually with students to provide personal, social, academic, and co-curricular support that enhances student persistence.
Liaison with Housing and Residential Education Case Manager to assist students in navigating financial responsibilities to the University.
Provide leadership, guidance and support to staff, students, and student groups by guiding their efforts to develop communities, increase their social awareness and sense of responsibility.
Assume a leadership role in the building community in promoting action and advocacy for social justice and inclusivity.
Collaborate with faculty and staff stakeholders to implement success initiatives in the residence halls.
Utilize institutional data to assess and respond to student needs.
Implement academic outreach within the residence halls using the University Student Success network system.
Communicate and collaborate with various internal departments (such as Business Services, Facilities, Marketing, Assignments and Contracts) to support all of Housing’s programs and services.
Maintain open communication with the Assistant Director of Safety to address concerns in assigned area.

Staff Supervision and Leadership

Provide ongoing training, supervision, evaluation and regular development of approximately 7 Paraprofessional staff (RAs).
Attend and participate in all professional staff training.
Collaborate with Building Operations Manager to maintain sound administrative processes.
Meet weekly with Resident Assistant Staff to address community concerns and outreach.
Supervise, lead and manage Residential Education and Housing processes including Opening, Closing, Damage Billing, Health and Safety Inspections, etc.
Complete weekly community walkthroughs to with residential facilities managers to gauge and follow up on community and facility needs.
Prepare and monitor program and administrative budgets.
Collaborate with Building Operations Manager and Desk Assistants in the management of the daily building desk operations.

Co-Advise Community Council

Conduct weekly 1:1s with members of the Community Council.
Attend all meetings and programs.
Support recognition opportunities in the residence halls.

Emergency/Crisis Intervention and Response

Participate in the rotating “on-call” system for the residential campus, responding to emergencies on evenings and weekends.
Provide “on-call” duty coverage, on a rotating basis, during times when the University is closed (i.e. Fall Break, Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break and summer).
Use departmental protocol to respond to crisis or emergency situations which includes providing guidance to paraprofessional staff and students.
Provide appropriate post-crisis referrals and follow-up with students and staff.
Collaborate with other departmental and university offices such as University Police, Counseling, Student Life, Housing Operations, Residential Facilities, and Wellness Education Services as needed.
Serve as a primary student conduct hearing officer to help create a positive community environment in which students learn from their actions and assume responsibility for their actions.
Meet with students in violation of residence hall policies, adjudicate cases, and sanction students.
Considered to be an Essential Employee for the University.


Job Requirements

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.

Application Information

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