Living Learning Communites Coordinator

Western Kentucky University  |  Bowling Green , KY

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Job Overview

Posted May 30, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Living Learning Communites Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 2259
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Bowling Green , KY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 31107

Benefits

Salary Range:
$31,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
• Salary range is $40,000 to $42,000, commensurate with experience with no housing provided • Salary range is $31,000 to $34,000, commensurate with experience with 2 bedroom on campus apartment provided. -with additional on call expectations
Housing for Position:
Optional
Benefits
Salary Range:
$31,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
• Salary range is $40,000 to $42,000, commensurate with experience with no housing provided • Salary range is $31,000 to $34,000, commensurate with experience with 2 bedroom on campus apartment provided. -with additional on call expectations
Housing for Position:
Optional
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
2-4 Years

Job Requirements

Living Learning Communities Coordinator

Western Kentucky University, Housing and Residence Life (HRL), is seeking applicants for an LLC Coordinator.  The LLC Coordinator is an innovative full-time, professional staff member in a dynamic department committed to creating supportive learning environments and helping students to reach their curricular and co-curricular goals.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive.  Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.

General Living Learning Community Responsibilities

  • Provide direction in the creation and expansion of Living Learning Communities

  • Initiate assessment that tracks student retention and success in the Living Learning Communities

  • Supervise a graduate student that is dedicated to programming for the communities

  • Indirectly oversee Living Learning Communities resident assistant programming efforts

  • Serve as the main point of contact for questions from parents, students, faculty and staff regarding the Living Learning Communities program

  • Create campus wide community based initiations for on campus students

  • Oversee marketing, website and social media efforts in collaboration with the Housing and Residence Life Marketing Coordinator

  • Plan large scale socials and programs during the academic year and the orientation program

  • Coordinate special projects within Housing and Residence Life

    Collaboration with Academic Partners

  • Work with academic and university partners to establish and maintain Living Learning Communities

  • Oversee programming collaboration efforts between Housing and Residence Life and the academic partners.

  • Provide training regarding programming, recruitment, and marketing endeavors for academic partners

  • Work with academic and university partners to assess needs and goals for each Living Learning Community

     

    Administration

  • Manage Living Learning Community budget

  • Maintain accurate records of funds in order to prioritize monetary needs of the Living Learning Communities

  • Update and maintain Living Learning Communities application information within StarRez

  • Work with Associate Director of Housing Operations to plan and place students into their Living Learning Community assignments

     

    Creating a Supportive Learning Environment

  • Create and sustain supportive residential communities that foster and enhance student learning, development, and academic success

  • Establish rapport and develop mentoring relationships with residents

  • Participate in ongoing developmental first-year student orientation program

  • Provide an active leadership role on departmental and programming committees

  • Implement department initiatives, including academic initiatives

     

    Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with professional staff, student staff, faculty, parents and visitors

  • Ability to possess a positive image of Housing and Residence Life

  • Must possess the ability to maintain an effective, cooperative working relationship with supervisors, supervisees, co-workers, academic, and community partners in keeping with the values and mission of both the Department and the University

  • Must possess above average oral, written, and computer communication skills

  • Must possess above average knowledge of student development theory and its application to meet the needs of today’s college students

  • Must possess above average leadership, supervisory, and managerial skills

  • Must possess above average multi-tasking, administrative, and organizational skills

  • Must possess above average critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

  • Must be willing to serve as a role model for residential students, paraprofessional staff members, and co-workers in work ethic, initiative, attitude, and approach to work

  • Must be willing to assume additional responsibilities within the department as needed

  • Must consistently treat residents, student staff members, academic and community partners, and colleagues with dignity and respect

  • Must model a positive attitude regarding diversity

  • Must adhere to the ethical code of conduct governing the Student Affairs profession

     

    Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or a related field

  • 3 or more years of experience working in the residential setting.

  • Demonstrate direct professional experience in student housing, student life or student activities

  • Experience in supervision, advising, and leadership development

  • Successful applicant must be willing to submit to a state and national criminal history background check

Compensation and Benefits

  • 12-month, renewable contract

  • Furnished office space

  • Professional development and extensive training opportunities within the Department, the Division of Enrollment and Student Experience and the University at-large

  • Salary range is $40,000 to $42,000, commensurate with experience with no housing provided

  • Salary range is $31,000 to $34,000, commensurate with experience with 2 bedroom on campus apartment provided.

Notice:  For this type of employment, State law requires a state and national criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal  Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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