Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Thu Oct 11 2018 Job Description:
GENERAL SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Area Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month position providing administrative, supervisory, programming, support, and conflict resolution skills to students in a unique residence hall setting on a historic oceanfront campus. The Area Coordinator is a live-in member of the Residence Life staff and works collaboratively with students in developing a comfortable and inclusive living environment with multiple and diverse communities. The Area Coordinator provides assistance, guidance, and support to students and refers students in need to appropriate on-campus resources, and supervises Resident Advisors. The Area Coordinator is an active participant in the campus conduct process, and provides on-duty coverage to a residence population of over 1,200 students. The Area Coordinator demonstrates a commitment to building inclusive communities that focus on learning, leadership, and sensitivity to people of different and diverse backgrounds, and possesses a commitment to Salve Regina University's Mission and the Mercy Catholic tradition.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise and support the Resident Advisors and students in several unique residence halls on the campus, and assist in the ongoing training of Resident Advisors.
Work effectively with the Residence Life team, Facilities, Housekeeping, and other key campus constituencies to provide students with an exemplary campus living experience.
Implement and coordinate University programs designed to enrich the academic and social quality of life within the residence halls. Be self-motivated, energetic, inclusive, and possess a strong sense of customer service orientation.
Serve as a conduct hearing officer, and effectively articulate the student code of conduct and community standards to students. Possess strong interpersonal communication, planning, decision-making, critical-thinking and mediation skills, demonstrate progressive responsibilities.
Effectively manage the office reporting and evaluation system for Resident Advisors and students, and create assessments to achieve data-driven goals and projections.
Complete a collateral assignment of up to 10 hours per week in another university department.
Coordinate one or more secondary assignments within Residence Life.
Master's degree in Student Personnel or related field required.
A working knowledge of residence hall living is required.
Must possess a strong ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and cooperatively with faculty, staff and students.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required, with the ability to interpret and communicate institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations to Resident Advisors and students.
Possess an understanding of and commitment to the Mercy, Catholic mission and values.
Possess a demonstrated sensitivity to students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, geographic origin, and ethnicity.
Valid driver's license and access to a personal vehicle.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Internal Number: 103620
About Salve Regina University
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.