Residence Hall Coordinator II

Soka University of America  |  Aliso Viejo, CA

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Coordinator II

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Aliso Viejo, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 500 Students
Employer ID: 22212

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

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

Position Description

Soka University of America is offering a full time Residence Hall Coordinator II position.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Residential Life and Student Activities, the Residence Hall Coordinator directly oversees the implementation of a comprehensive residence hall program that meets the goals of the Office of Residential Life and Soka University of America.  The Coordinator will serve as a full time, live-in, on campus Residential Life team member and will be responsible for helping to build and support a community that allows a diverse group of residents to grow and develop individually and collectively.  The Coordinator will manage the effective general administrative operation of two residence halls of approximately 150 residents and actively support the development and implementation of the mission, goals, principles, strategic direction, and evaluation of Residential Life.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

Developing, marketing and implementing co-curricular programs and working closely with Residential Life staff in guiding the development of Residential Life co-curricular programs;
Serving as project manager for administrative projects of co-curricular programs during the academic year and summer programming period;
Guiding community wide assessments and compiling an annual assessment report;
Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the hall office and supervising desk coverage including nights and weekends;
Assisting in room selection coordination and student placement;
Developing Residential Life marketing and publication materials, and creating and maintaining a social media presence for the department;
Serving as a programming liaison to the Office of Student Activities;
Overseeing the daily work of paraprofessional staff, which includes planning and facilitating RA selection and leadership trainings;
Administering and monitoring budgets;
Performing crisis intervention, providing leadership, and advising.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Soka University of America offers excellent benefits. Also included for this position is a rent-free furnished 2-bedroom apartment and a full meal plan (while school is in session).  

Application review will begin immediately. The position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Requirements

ualifications:

Education

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in college student personnel, student affairs/higher education, counseling, or closely related field.

Experience

Minimum of two years of housing experience or three years recent professional experience in a student services area or related field.
Experience coordinating or directing collegiate level activities (preferably involving residential life aspects).
Experience in supervising and training, leadership development, and advising student groups.
Experience in co-curricular programming development and special interest communities.
Proven experience in providing counseling and referrals.

Skills

Commitment to mutual respect, service orientation, student development, global citizenship, and social awareness, multiculturalism and diversity, and institutional excellence. 
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in student development including leadership, diversity, and life skills programming, crisis intervention, housing management, needs assessment, conflict resolution, and group dynamics.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of students and staff as part of a team.
Demonstrated skills in group dynamics, flexibility, and programming in a residence hall setting.
Knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education; multicultural issues and relevant legal issues.

Application Information

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Human Resources Re: Residence Hall Coordinator II Soka University of America 1 University Drive Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4105 E-mail: jobs@soka.edu

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