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The Residence Education Coordinator (REC) facilitates opportunities to engage the staff and residents in actualizing our living-learning communities. The REC oversees the development of inclusive and interactive communities, programming, and conduct adjudication. Additional responsibilities include the selection, training, and co-supervision of 50+ Resident Assistants, 4 Lead Resident Assistants and various other student positions including Community Scholars, Graphic Design Interns, and Student Assistants to name a few.
- Bachelor's degree and 2 years of directly related experience or 6 years’ equivalent experience/training/education required.
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Student Personnel or related field AND two years of direct live-in professional experience required for Residence Education Coordinator level position preferred.
- Proven success in student staff supervision, programming, conduct adjudication, conflict resolution/mediation, and crisis management required.
- Working knowledge and understanding of student development, leadership development, and community development theories and practices. Ability to implement strategies for creating an inclusive residential community required.
- Experience as a Conduct Hearing Officer required.
- Experience performing after-hour and emergency response protocols and effectively resolving crisis situations (fire evacuation, responding to incidents throughout complex, etc.) required.
- Skills to accurately interpret, enforce, and explain University policy required.
- Operates as a team focused manager and leader with excellent written and oral communication skills required.
- Self-directed with strong time management and administrative skills required.
- Proven skill to take a concept/idea and put it into action required.
- Ability to establish short and long-terms goals and lead staff to achieve goals and fulfill expectations required.
- Comfortable working in a growing environment with constant change required.
- Proven success facilitating training, leadership, skill development, and diversity workshops required.
- Strong programming experience including work with learning communities, theme-based housing programs, and faculty, collaborating with other offices and academic areas, managing programming budgets required.
- Experience coordinating the effective recruitment and selection of student staff required.
- Sensitivity to work effectively with diverse students, guests, and colleagues. Understands the needs of first generation students required.
- Comfort with and skill to develop all applicable forms, procedures, and processes to fulfill job responsibilities required.
- Proven ability to effectively resolve unanticipated issues and flourish in a changing environment required.
- Solid Technical Skills required.