Coordinator for Residential Student Success (ANTICIPATED OPENING)

California State University-Northridge  |  Northridge, CA

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Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator for Residential Student Success (ANTICIPATED OPENING)

Onsite Event Position ID: 2224
Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Housing/Residence Life Leadership Development/Programs
Location: Northridge, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 30524

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
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

The Coordinator for Residential Student Success is a full-time, live-in professional position responsible for the daily operation of multiple student success and retention initiatives for a residence hall system, housing approximately 3,400 primarily traditional aged college students. The Coordinator for Residential Student Success will lead three graudte assistants and a large student staff. The Coordinator is responsible for daily operation of student success initiatives including: the Academic Mentor program, student leadership initiatives, advisement of the Residence Halls Association and the National Residence Halls Honorary, departmental programming initiatives, campus collaborations and other departmental efforts focusing on retention, persistence and graduation of CSUN residential students. 


Job Requirements

GENERAL ADVISEMENT AND DIRECT SUPPPORT FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES

  • Provide advisement and program support to Residence Halls Association (residential student government and programming board) and National Residence Hall Honorary. This includes attending weekly or bi-weekly meetings with Executive Board Officers, Advisors and General Board Meetings.
  • Identify students with leadership ability, advance the use and development of their potential, and coordinate all leadership programs for the Office of Student Housing.
  • Work with all RHA/NRHH members regarding leadership development, organizational management, recruitment, membership education, program/event planning, risk management and campus partner collaborative relationships.
  • Serve as a consulting lead to 6-7 staff advisors that work directly with individual park councils and student Park Council Directors. Hold regular advisory meetings and serve as liaison with Executive Board and Advisory team. 
  • Develop training and ongoing leadership development for all selected student leaders in RHA/NRHH, including two annual leadership retreats.
  • Advise delegations to regional and national residential leadership conferences.
  • Review programs, events and activities for consistent application of risk management standards, and application of appropriate student learning outcomes. Support assessment practices to measure student learning outcomes for each program.
  • Maintain communication and affiliation with the National Association of College and University Residence Halls, and the Pacific Affiliate.
  • Communicate large scale programming initiatives to Student Housing department to encourage staff engagement with student programming.
  • Serve as liaison to campus partners regarding campus partner engagement in RHA/NRHH activities and events.

TRAINING, LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Participate and serve as a facilitator in departmental student and professional staff training sessions.
  • Lead sessions about leadership development, residential programming model, collaborating with student leadership programs, collaborating with campus partners, and other sessions as assigned.
  • Advise students on the planning of housing/campus events and required approvals. Monitor programs to ensure compliance with all appropriate regulations.
  • Utilize presentation and personal mentorship skills to plan comprehensive student leadership development opportunities for residents living in Student Housing.

CREATE AND IMPLEMENT MARQUEE LARGE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTIAL STUDENT POPULATION AND MANAGE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMMING MODEL

  • Lead planning and execution of ongoing marquee large social and educational programs for the residential student population, including annual Welcome Week festivities, and annual housing-wide programs throughtout academic year in October, December, January, February, April and May.
  • Manage and uphold departmental programming model. Work in collaboration with community staff to update and further develop the programming model to meet the learning outcomes for residential life.

MAINTAIN AND DEVELOP COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH STUDENT HOUSING AND CAMPUS PARTNERS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF RESIDENTIAL STUDENT COMMUNITY

  • Serve on multiple departmental, divisional and/or campus-wide committees to enhance student success and positive collaborative relationships with campus partners. These committees include but are not limited to: Committee for Athletic Student Engagement, Cross Divisional Programming and Marketing Committee, other collaborative committees with campus partners such as: Department of Police Services, University Counseling Services, Student Health Center, Matador Involvement Center, Office of Student Involvement and Development, The University Corporation, Associated Students, the University Student Union, and others as assigned.

SUPERVISION, ADVISEMENT, AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hire, coordinate, evaluate, train and provide direct supervision for 1-3 graduate assistants, 21 student academic mentors (in collaboration with Senior Coordinator for Residential Student Success), 1-3 student graphic designers and other student assistants as assigned.
  • Provide advisement and support for RHA Executive Board, and indirectly support 21 Park Council Directors (in collaboration with RHA advisors).
  • Provide program support for all Large-Scale Student Housing initiatives including: GREAT Escape summer early move-in program, move-in days, student leader recruitment process, Explore CSUN, Academic Achievement Galas, Closing and move-out days, and other departmental/campus events as assigned.
  • Participate equally in the 24-hour on-call professional staff duty rotation, and attend and participate in all trainings, departmental staff meetings, departmental interviews, and/or university committee meetings, other duties as requested.
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