Residence Hall Coordinator

Saint Louis University-Main Campus  |  Saint Louis, MO

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Posted about 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 2817
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 35638
Application Deadline: 02/13/2022

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$38,000
Additional Compensation:
This position is 11 months, with salary and benefits over the course of 12 months. The salary for this position starts at $38,000. The University offers an excellent benefits package, including choices in healthcare, investment opportunities, and tuition remission for up to 18 graduate credit hours per calendar year. Of these hours, $5,250 in tuition is tax-free. Department and divisional professional development funds and opportunities are offered. A furnished, air-conditioned apartment within the assigned residence complex, including utilities, extended basic cable, internet (wired and wireless) connection, personal washer and dryer. Meal plan, parking passes* are provided. Information regarding pet and spouse policies can be provided upon request. *Meal Plan and parking pass are paid for by the Department on your behalf and are subject to all applicable term limits and policies therein.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$38,000
Additional Compensation:
This position is 11 months, with salary and benefits over the course of 12 months. The salary for this position starts at $38,000. The University offers an excellent benefits package, including choices in healthcare, investment opportunities, and tuition remission for up to 18 graduate credit hours per calendar year. Of these hours, $5,250 in tuition is tax-free. Department and divisional professional development funds and opportunities are offered. A furnished, air-conditioned apartment within the assigned residence complex, including utilities, extended basic cable, internet (wired and wireless) connection, personal washer and dryer. Meal plan, parking passes* are provided. Information regarding pet and spouse policies can be provided upon request. *Meal Plan and parking pass are paid for by the Department on your behalf and are subject to all applicable term limits and policies therein.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE MISSION STATEMENT
The Department of Housing and Residence Life is dedicated to creating an intentional, educational, and sequential residential experience. Through focusing on community responsibility, understanding of self and others, intellectual curiosity, and wellness as our cornerstone touchpoints.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
 
The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC), as an educator, provides direction for student learning and academic success while managing, or co-managing the overall administrative, supervisory, and community experiences for a co-educational residence hall or apartment areas. These areas can range in both size and structure and house anywhere from 500 to 900 residents. The Saint Louis University Department of Housing and Residence Life is committed to the total development of the student within an inclusive community through a residential experience actualized in community experiences, intentional conversations, reflection, restorative practices, and group dialogues. The Department of Housing and Residence Life program is built on a student learning philosophy that values social justice, community, spiritual and personal growth, and academic success.
 
The Residence Hall Coordinator must be committed to working within an innovative environment that is focused on the education of students within a residential setting through the development of cohesive living and learning communities. The successful staff member must have a passion for working with a diverse student population, be committed to student learning and development, possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, demonstrate initiative, communicate effectively, have a positive attitude, and an ability to manage structured autonomy.
 
Staff positions in Housing and Residence Life are not traditional office hour positions. Schedules are influenced by student and community needs. There will be times throughout the year when the Residence Hall Coordinator will be expected to work evenings and weekends.
 
Residential Curriculum
  • Create and implement learning outcome focused lesson plans for building and/or area Promote community development at the floor and community level
  • Enhance student learning and development through intentional individualized community experience.
  • Establish goals and priorities for building inclusive communities.
Staff Supervision, Selection, and Development
  • Supervise and/or advise a variety of student staff and paraprofessional roles, which includes: Graduate Hall Coordinator(s), Resident Advisors, Lead Resident Advisor, Desk Manager(s), Desk Workers, and Learning Community Peer Mentors.
  • Evaluate staff development, based on formal and informal needs assessment, learning outcomes and targeted goals.
  • Provide progressive discipline as needed through our established Corrective Counseling Model.
  • Facilitate meetings with student staff to discuss progress on goals, community experiences, community development, and learning outcomes
  • Develop, execute and evaluate recruitment, training, and development for all student staff positions
  • Foster ideals of Cura Personalis by encouraging individual, personal and professional development
Community Standards and Student Conduct
  • Serve as a hearing officer for cases and conduct meetings with student(s) utilizing a Restorative Practices
  • Determine responsibility and assign sanctions, such as educational tasks, reflection activities, community service- or refer to
  • Utilize Maxient (conduct database) to track student incidents and manage assigned cases
  • Advising student staff members how to have developmental conversations with community members
  • Document or assist in the documentation of incidents as they arise
  • Be actively involved in the resolution of student issues and concerns in a timely manner
Academic Support & Learning Communities
  • Participate in meetings to discuss opportunities, issues, and strategies to promote student learning
  • Work with faculty, staff, and student stakeholders to develop integrated experiences for Learning Communities (if applicable)
Student Leadership
  • Support the student staff leadership development curriculum
  • Advise Community Council executive board for area with opportunities to serve as an adviser for Residence Hall Association and National Residence Hall Honorary
  • Participate in the facilitation of student leadership training for student staff and student leaders
  • Promote student leadership opportunities within the residence halls and apartments
Assessment
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative assessment to provide quality service to students
  • Support and administer approved department and/or division assessment programs/initiatives
  • Capture feedback from residents about academic, personal, or community
  • Track and assess intervention efforts for reporting purposes
  • Oversee overall community and Community Council budget(s)
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Maintain a balanced schedule of office hours for committee and conduct meetings, staff one-on-ones, and walk-in appointments with students
  • Provide written reports such as incident reports, quarterly reports, Community Development Plan and others as assigned
  • Oversight of desk operations including payroll approval
  • Manage student assignment and occupancy changes within area and in conjunction with Housing Operations
  • Coordinate area opening, closing, and summer transition in conjunction with Housing Operations
  • Manage assigned budget accounts
  • Communicate and coordinate facility related concerns with Facilities and Custodial personnel
  • Manage damage billing process for community damages and student check outs throughout the year in conjunction with Housing Operations
 
Crisis Intervention/Response
  • Serve on-call as a first responder and a point of contact for campus emergencies
  • Work with campus partners including but not limited to Dean of Students, Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Student Health and Counseling Center, Office of Student Responsibility and Community Standards, Campus Ministry, and Title IX Office in response to issues/incidents in the areas
  • Assist with incident debrief meetings and the Behavioral Concern Committee through providing information and updates on students of concern.
 
Collaboration
  • Collaborate with campus partner, including Campus Ministry, to support student growth and development
  • Support Division Strategic Priorities and University-Wide Common Core Learning Outcomes
  • Assist campus partners with student recruitment initiatives
Committee Involvement
  • Serve on at least two departmental committees and task forces as needed
  • Assist with departmental and campus wide search committees

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS
 
A formal Saint Louis University Application must be completed prior to any final interview to be considered as a candidate. https://jobs.slu.edu. A Master’s Degree is required, preferred focus in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field. Previous residential community staff experience preferred. The Residence Hall Coordinator position is considered a security sensitive position. Finalists will be subject to a background check. All candidates will be required to submit academic transcripts to verify education.

Application Information

Finalists will be required to submit a formal application through Saint Louis University's WorkDay Career Portal prior to receiving any formal offer.

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