Residence Life Coordinator

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  |  Milwaukee, WI

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Job Overview

Posted about 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Life Coordinator

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 26161

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community where you can grow professionally and personally. As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Milwaukee is a learning destination for nearly 26,000 students. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution.

The Department of University Housing is recruiting for a full-time, twelve (12) month, live-in professional Residence Life Coordinator. The University Housing department houses 4,300 residents in suite style high-rise towers, residence halls, and apartments. The fast paced, dynamic department serves a unique student population in an urban setting.

For more information about our mission, the Residence Life unit, our department, and UWM, please visit our staff recruitment web site at http://bitly.com/uwmreslife

Our Residence Life Staff are responsible for managing communities through staff supervision (professional and paraprofessional), advising, training, and serving on a rotating on-call 24 hour, 365 day crisis response. Residence Life Coordinators adjudicate low to high level conduct cases and respond to a variety of crisis situations. RLCs will have opportunities to increase professional skills through leading academic initiatives and student learning opportunities, high conduct caseloads, supervision, and campus involvement
 
A partially furnished apartment, meal plan, health benefits, institutional involvement, professional development, and recognition are just a few of the benefits our department offers

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
 
•Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
•Previous live-in professional experience with a residence life or university housing department on a university or college campus
•Previous experience supervising student employees
•Experience performing on-call crisis and duty response within a university residential setting
•Adjudication of low-level student conduct and/or student behavior issues (e.g., noise complaints, roommate conflicts, alcohol, etc.).
 
Preferred Qualifcations
 
•A master’s degree in College Student Development, Higher Education Administration or closely related field by the date of hire 
•Experience supervising graduate students, full-time employees, and/or live-in student staff
•Experience implementing residential curriculum aimed at supporting cultural awareness, leadership skills, academic success, social connections and/or social responsibility.
•Experience working with or participation in living learning communities (LLCs), themed floors or interest group communities. 
•Adjudication of high level conduct issues (i.e disorderly conduct, over intoxication, drugs).
•Experience with conflict mediation within suite style or residential communities. 
•Strong written and verbal communication skills, with presentation and training experience.
•Experience working with or assisting students who come from collegiate underrepresented or diverse populations.
•Evidence of the ability to problem solve in a fast paced environment or crisis situation, utilizing strong critical thinking skills. 
•Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively through team leadership or committee involvement

Application Information

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial screening of candidates to begin February 1, 2019. Applications received after January 31, 2019 may not receive consideration. Completed application materials must include a cover letter addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above; a resume; and the names and contact information of three professional references (including your most current supervisor). The search committee will consider cover letters that fail to address the qualifications or where explanations are unclear as the applicant not possessing the qualification(s). Opening(s) for 2019-2020, this position is a fixed-renewable non-teaching academic staff appointment with a competitive salary and benefit package. Starting salary for this appointment is at least $34,700 as well as a partially furnished apartment, meal plan, and designated parking space. The final salary offer is dependent upon the finalist’s experience and qualifications. Professional development fund support is also provided based on departmental budget availability in a given fiscal year. Amounts may vary by year. Candidates chosen for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

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