Coordinator, Senior - Residential Engagement & Leadership

Northern Arizona University  |  Flagstaff, AZ

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Job Overview

Posted 6 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator, Senior - Residential Engagement & Leadership

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 35251

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $50,000
Additional Compensation:
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$45,000 - $50,000
Additional Compensation:
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

Housing and Residence Life at NAU is committed to the total development of the student within an inclusive community through community standards, community experiences, intentional conversations, and encouraged personal growth and academic success. The Coordinator, Senior for Residential Engagement and Leadership provides guidance and support for addressing the needs of staff and students through effective, intentional and innovative community development, engagement and leadership initiatives, and helps develop and implement a robust residential program for approximately 7,000 on-campus students. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Residential Engagement.

Responsibilities

Staff Supervision and Development

  • Directly recruit, select, train, and supervise two Graduate Assistants, one for residential engagement/community development and one for leadership and success
  • Indirectly supervise seven paraprofessional Community Development Assistants (CDAs)
  • Actively engage staff in professional development plans
  • Engage staff members in conversations and development opportunities around intercultural competency, diversity, and inclusion
  • Manage appropriate evaluation cycles that promote staff development and accountability
  • Contribute to full-time, graduate, and paraprofessional staff recruitment and selection processes

 

Residential Engagement

  • Coordinate the implementation, assessment and ongoing improvement of residential engagement, community building and programmatic initiatives across targeted population focus areas (e.g. first year students, sophomores, etc.) 
  • Develop and implement departmental plans and campus resources to facilitate student engagement opportunities 
  • Review, research, and evaluate all aspects of community development to ensure best practices are being implemented in policies, programs, and procedures designed to meet residential student needs 
  • Support active and passive educational programming in the halls as part of department residential engagement plan, and informed by professional knowledge of student transitional, developmental, and situational needs
  • Actively collaborate with institutional and divisional entities that seek to educate students on topics such as health and wellness, sustainability, risk reduction and awareness including LEAP (Leadership, Engagement and Programming) and Health Promotions
  • Provide leadership and direction for HRL Signature Events intended to enliven the NAU residential and campus communities
  • Promote hall involvement in campus-wide events such as Welcome Week, NAU Homecoming, Family Weekend, cultural programming, and athletics events
  • Coordinate programs and events for fall Welcome Week and Family Weekend in active collaboration with other university departments
  • Review annual and special assessment data relative to student learning, community development and inclusion, student engagement and retention and resident satisfaction and utilize results for program enhancement (e.g. Quality of Life, climate surveys, Pulse Survey, etc.)
  • Assist with tracking expectations for all residential engagement and community building efforts
  • Manage budget for large-scale programming and the Community Development Center (CDC)
  • Remain current in emerging professional trends and programs that add value to the residential experience

 

Student Leadership, Advising & Development

  • Serve as the primary Advisor to the Residence Hall Association (RHA), and coordinate the provision of suitable advising support for the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
  • Attend weekly RHA executive board and general council meetings
  • Meet with RHA President and other executives board members as needed
  • Provide leadership development training for executive board members and delegates
  • Ensure NAU Policies and Procedures for Student Clubs and Organizations are followed and enforced
  • Coordinate with RHA to spend financial resources on mission-related programs and initiatives, serving as primary purchaser
  • Serve as Advisor for IACURH Regional Leadership Conference, IACURH Regional Business Conference, Arizona Residential Leadership Conference and NACURH Annual Conference, including assisting with student delegation selection, preparation, travel arrangements, and conference attendance with student delegation
  • Provide on-going training and support to hall staff in their role as Community Council advisors
  • Direct, plan, and provide leadership opportunities for residential students by developing and implementing programs to enhance leadership skills development
  • Serve as a resource for students and staff to create innovative leadership learning opportunities and experiences for residential students
  • Implement leadership training for residential student leaders as well as other HRL sponsored programs and organizations
  • Provide support and guidance to RL Coordinator, Senior in their role as Advisor to the Residence Hall Association (RHA)
  • Direct, plan, and provide leadership opportunities for residential students by developing and implementing programs to enhance leadership skills development
  • Implement leadership training for residential student leaders as well as other Housing and Residence Life sponsored programs and organizations
  • Remain current in emerging professional trends and programs that add value to the residential experience.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in a related field; or
  • A combination of related education, experience, or training.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures needed to coordinate various activities and programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field.
  • Experience and knowledge in working with students within a college environment.
  • Ability to work as part of the team and at the same time perform at high levels independently.
  • Familiarity and work-related experience within a university environment.
  • Experience in developing, implementing and coordinating various types of programs.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
  • Proficiency in using the Maxient database system for student conduct/care tracking.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of student development theory and application.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Skills in development, implementation, and execution of programs.
  • Collaborates effectively with and between departmental units.

Application Information

Applicants must submit an online application within "Staff Openings" on NAU's Careers @ NAU page. Please search for Job ID 605513, "Coordinator, Senior - Residential Engagement & Leadership." This position is open until further notice.

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