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Coordinator, Residence Hall

Position Deleted on 3/16/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Normal, IL
Admin - Residence Life and Housing
Application Due:
Full Time
$2,500 USD Per Month

Job Summary/Responsibilities: POSITION OBJECTIVE
The purpose of the Residence Hall Coordinator is to provide year-round leadership and direction for a specified residence hall. The Residence Hall Coordinator supervises and maintains a comprehensive inclusive residential living program for students and summer conference guests as well as a developmental program for both professional and paraprofessional staff. The Residence Hall Coordinator will strive to create a residential environment that is conducive to living and learning.

The Residence Hall Coordinator provides leadership and direction for the development of a living-learning community for his/her residence hall. The Residence Hall Coordinator hires, trains, and supervises undergraduate staff in designated residence halls. The Residence Hall Coordinator is responsible for the daily direction of the residence hall facilities, operations, and programs. In addition, the Residence Hall Coordinator serves on and/or chairs at least one University Housing Services Professional Staff committee. The Residence Hall Coordinator also provides professional presentations to para-professional and professional staff based on current trends and training in higher education and college student personnel.

This is a 12-month, full-time, live-in position with an annually renewable contract for a maximum of five (5) years.

Required Qualifications: Masters degree (or US equivalent)

Two years part-time administrative experience at time of hire

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (or U.S. equivalent) in College Student Personnel or related area of study.

Sensitivity to multicultural issues and support of a diverse environment.

Strong problem-solving skills, including a proven ability to respond as an effective team member.

Ability to interact effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and University staff.

Ability to provide both a student-centered and customer service orientation.

Approaches change with a positive attitude and can easily shift from one task to another.

Convey ideas and concepts through oral and written methods and actively listen to reach understanding.

Special Instructions: All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will no longer be accepted.

Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list, and resume to attach to this application.

Formatting for References: name, contact information and relationship (i.e. direct supervisor, former supervisor, colleague, etc.) of three references required. Direct supervisor contact information is required.

This is a security sensitive position. Comprehensive criminal background checks will be conducted.

Proposed Start Date: July 8, 2013

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.
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