- Live in the residence hall and assist with the daily implementation of the Success Institute Promise Scholars Summer Bridge Program.
- Supervise residential advisors and Promise Scholar residents.
- Serve in an “on call” capacity to respond to student incidents/emergencies.
- Structure daily check ins with Residential Staff to ensure awareness of summer residential experience.
- Meet weekly with key Promise Scholars' Program Manager.
- Create interactive bond building activities for students
- Coordinate and assist with move-in and move-out inventory
- Coordinate and assist wtih hall decorations
- Ensure students vacate residence hall during “off” program periods and support return to campus.
- Monitor events and programming that support leadership, diversity of ideas, and inclusivity among community members and positive residence hall culture.
- Plan and lead residential team staff meetings to plan, discuss, and address key issues, concerns, and upcoming events.
- Ensure the residence hall facilities are appropriately used and taken care of.
- Provide managerial and logistical support for program events, meals, and activities.
- Uphold residential hall policies and protocols to ensure safety and wellbeing, in residence halls.
- Address and refer student disciplinary, crises, and personal issues as needed to campus offices.
- Maintain professional relationships and boundaries with students.
- Build meaningful relationships with residents and invested stakeholders in the Promise Scholars community.
- Serve as a mentor to support Promise Scholar transition into college level expectations and adoption of student success behaviors throughout the Promise Scholars Summer Bridge Program.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Cover letter to explain interest in role and key experiences that demonstrate fit
- Attached resume
- Prior experience living in residence hall and familiarity with norms, rules, and protocols for residence hall and staff.
- Strong supervision, interpersonal and communication skills, specifically with college students
- Prior experience working with students linked to college motivation, confidence building, and postsecondary success.
- Must exercise a strengths-based approach in being sensitive, respectful, and understanding of the need of economically and academically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse students.
- Must possess the commitment and stamina to participate constructively in potentially stressful interactions and situations during the summer program.
- Must have demonstrated ability to coach and grow staff and students an in a nurturing, respectful and professional manner.
- Must be flexible and versatile and be able to interact effectively with a board cross-section of people who are diverse by reason of age, gender, ethnic heritage, religion, sexual orientation, and economic station.
- Can fully commit to the time requirements of the residence hall coordinator role during Summer 2019 (July 7 – August 9).
- Awareness of student conduct and academic integrity policies.
- Prior experience addressing student conduct and conflict mitigation situations.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to think critically and problem solve swiftly and responsibly.
- Passionate in supporting student persistence.
- Reference Letter to highlight character and interpersonal skills
- Offers are contingent on background check clearance and academic status verification.
- This is a grant funded position.
By submitting this job application, I understand that I am waivering my privacy rihgts as outlined in the Family Edducational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and allowing staff within Educational Opportunity Initiatives to view my transcript to confirm my academic eligibility for this position. Furthermore, by submitting this job application I understand I am authorizing the Office of the Dean of Students to release my student conduct history to confirm my conduct eligibility for this position. I understand this waiver remains in effect while specific employment application remains active.
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