Hall Coordinator, University of Iowa

University of Iowa  |  Iowa City, IA

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Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Hall Coordinator, University of Iowa

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Iowa City, IA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 28694


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Position Description

The University of Iowa; Division of Student Life; Residence Education is seeking a Hall Coordinator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the residence hall, living learning communities, programs and operations that facilitate the holistic development of 300-1000 residents and their engagement.  Position is required to live-in.  Key areas of responsibility and specific job tasks include:

  • Policy Development & Implementation: Implement and enforce departmental policies, procedures and student code of conduct.  Handle student disciplinary violations not resulting in removal from the hall.  Respond to emergency/crisis situations.
  • Student/Community Development: Meet with individual students; develop needs assessment and program plan for an individual building and living learning communities (LLC); advise building government; assess needs and plan programs for a single building.  Understand residence hall philosophy.
  • Customer Service: Respond to students and parents regarding housing and personal issues.  Interact with facilities staff who work in the building to address problem areas.
  • Leadership: Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved.
  • Financial and Facility Administration: Assume responsibility for general administrative tasks for an individual building, including summer conferences, room changes, goal setting, reports, and staff meetings.  Maintain appropriate records, including budget.  Analyze, monitor and report financial data, information and reports.  Serve on departmental committees.
  • Human Resources: Recruit, select, develop and manage the performance of assigned staff and volunteers.

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life at the University of Iowa is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 13 departments that span from Recreation Services to Student Involvement and Leadership and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.  One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

Job Requirements


Education Requirement:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Required:

  • Professional work experience (typically a minimum of 1 year) in staff supervision, programming, university administration, fiscal management, and with first-year student transition in higher education.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and need through appropriate communication methods and behaviors at a working proficiency level.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, inclusion, and equity, and working with a variety of individuals while appreciating the unique contribution of everyone.
  • Demonstrated working proficiency in the ability to collaborate and interact with individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust and develop self to prepare for new or changing assignments, processes, people, or priorities as organizational needs dictate at a working proficiency level.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of and ability to adhere to established processes and procedures when counseling students to help their emotional, physical, occupational, and social development.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Work experience (typically 1-3 years) in staff supervision, programming, university administration, fiscal management, and with first year student transition in higher education.
  • One year of full-time live-in residence hall experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating, designing, and implementing a curricular learning approach which may include a residential curriculum model, living learning communities, co-curricular learning, etc.
  • Knowledge of intercultural competent assessment methods and activities; ability to assess programs and review students’ learning outcomes to ensure achievement of objectives and strategies; desire to utilize data and assessment methods in Hall Coordinator role.

Application Information

All applicants must apply online via the University of Iowa jobs site in order to be considered.

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