Community Coordinator

University of Mississippi  |  Oxford, MS

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Job Overview

Posted January 16, 2020 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Community Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 2333
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Oxford, MS
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 32589
Application Deadline: 03/30/2020

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,568
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,568
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
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

Definition of Class

This position coordinates and supervises the operation of a residential hall community or an apartment area. This is a live-on/in position, which supervises the work of community assistants (CAs), graduate community directors (GCDs), and community desk assistants for a particular residential community or apartment area.

 

Examples of Work Performed

Supervises community assistants, graduate community directors, and community desk assistants for a particular hall community or apartment area

Conducts and performs evaluations and identifies development opportunities for student staff team members.

Assists in planning and conducting departmental training and development for graduate and student staff.

Conducts formal and informal assessments to determine the needs of residents and counsels students on the educational priorities of engaged scholarship and responsible citizenship.

Oversees the operational functions of a residential community front desk.

Coordinates response and/or resolution to resident concerns, including roommate conflicts, wellness issues, room and halls changes, and necessary student accommodations. 

Creates sequenced, learning-outcome based community learning plans in order to foster resident connections using the residential curriculum.

Collaborates with faculty members to develop and implement various targeted academic initiatives within the residential communities.

Provides hands-on leadership to ensure safety and comfort for residential students.

Completes regular building tours and conducts health and safety inspections.

Ensures proper management of electronic keys for student rooms, common areas, activity areas, and offices, etc.

Builds relationships with custodial and maintenance services to assure physical environment is maintained.

Responds to crisis or concerns and manages incidents that occur in residential communities by serving on a 24-hour duty rotation.

Serves as a hearing officer addressing student conduct for housing and university cases utilizing restorative practice principles and manages assigned caseload within the campus student conduct software.

Advises a community council to engage residents in the hall community while providing leadership development opportunities to students.

Develops strategies that support and enhance the retention and graduate rates of residential students.

Manages a hall budget and adheres to proper purchasing approvals and procedures.

Serves on or chairs departmental committee(s) or task force(s).

Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.


Job Requirements

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

1. Fosters student and community engagement through the intentional implementation of the residential curriculum for an assigned residential community.

2. Supervises graduate and undergraduate student staff members and the daily operations of a residential community.

3. Maintains accurate administrative records and processes associated with running a residential community, including staff hiring, training, and development; student conduct and facility concerns; and budget management.

 

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions.  However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.  Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to The University of Mississippi's Department of Human Resources in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

 

Physical Requirements:  These physical requirements are not exhaustive, and additional job-related physical requirements might be added to these by individual agencies on an as needed basis.  Corrective devices may be used to meet physical requirements.

                Physical Exertion:  The incumbent may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds.

                Vision:  Requirements of this job include close vision.

                Speaking/Hearing: Ability to give and receive information through speaking and listening.          

                Motor Coordination:  While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is frequently required to talk and hear and reach with hands and arms.                     The incumbent is periodically required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand;                 walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend.

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