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Student Activities, First-Year Residential Life and Living-Learning Community Coordinator
|Job Type:||Administrative Athletics/Recreation First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Housing/Residence Life Leadership Development/Programs Other Student Activities/Union Facilities Student Affairs Administration Student Conduct|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 500 Students|
The Student Activities, First-Year Residential Life and Living-Learning Community Coordinator will develop and implement student activities and events, and generate student engagement in co-curricular activities, with particular focus on the University of Minnesota Rochester’s (UMR’s) resident first-year students, all in support of the Student Success, Engagement, & Equity (SSEE) team vision, values and mission and UMR’s student outcomes. UMR is an innovative campus devoted to all students’ success through relationships as they pursue health care and health sciences degrees in the downtown Destination Medical Centers area of Rochester, MN. UMR has a current enrollment of over 750 students and is among the most diverse STEM populations in the University of Minnesota system with over 36% students of color and close to 50% first generation for the Fall 2019 class. The Coordinator is a vital part of our commitment to student relationships and reflects the importance of student engagement in co-curricular activities to enhance not only the quality of student learning and development but also student retention. As such, the Coordinator is expected to live in the professional apartment-style student housing at 318 Commons. Over 90% of UMR’s first-year students live at 318 Commons and the Coordinator is expected to model UMR values of respect, community, diversity and inclusivity through a community of wellness lens.
The Student Activities, First-Year Residential Life and Living-Learning Community Coordinator has three primary arenas of responsibility working in collaboration with the Residential Life Director including:
Coordination of Student Activities including Management and Advising of Student Government, Clubs, Organizations and Leadership (50%);
First-year residential life programming (including logistical coordination of summer Registration and Orientation and Fall Welcome Week), live-in student residential support including on-call crisis response rotation, resident advisor support and Living-Learning Community coordination (40%);
SSEE Communication & team collaboration (10%).
The Student Activities, First-Year Residential Life and Living-Learning Community Coordinator is a member of the Student Success, Engagement, & Equity Team, reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Residential Life Director who reports directly to the Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Student Success, Engagement & Equity. This position requires frequent attendance at evening and weekend activities and, preferentially, the Coordinator will live in-residence at UMR’s professional apartment-style student housing (318 Commons).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordination of Student Activities: 50%
First-year residential life programming and Living-Learning Community coordination: 40%
Communication and Team Collaboration: 10%
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