Coordinator of Residence Education (CORE) - Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University
August 11, 2018
Bristol, Rhode Island
Location: Bristol, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Fri Jul 20 2018 Job Description:
The Coordinator of Residence Education serves an important leadership role in creating an environment and experience that intentionally contributes to the academic and personal success of each resident student in support of the Department of Residence Life and Housing. The Coordinator provides leadership and service to develop a community that is focused on student success, retention and inclusivity.
Staff and Student Development
Supervise, mentor, evaluate and make recommendations for Resident Assistant staff. Actively participate in the facilitation of Resident Assistant selection, rehire and placement.
Develop, implement and assess semi-annual training programs and weekly staff meetings for the purpose of staff education and on-going professional development of the residence life paraprofessional team.
Serve as an advisor to the living area's Hall Council.
Model and promote inclusiveness through staff training, and support of division and campus wide Social Justice Initiatives.
Assume the overall responsibility of a specific residential living area(s), monitoring and reporting concerns related to the safety and facilities of the area.
Manage administrative aspects of the living area including administering room inventory reports, executing health and safety inspections, key inventories and other details as related to the opening and closing of the respective living area.
Facilitate, monitor, report and evaluate the programming efforts, based on the RWU Residence Life.
Programming Model, for the Resident Assistants and Hall Council under their direction.
Ensure that daily maintenance and custodial issues are effectively and efficiently managed within their area of responsibility.
Serve as a primary hearing officer for the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution adjudicating cases involving alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct.
Assist with the implementation of summer conference housing, ensuring the success of those conferences.
Actively participate in departmental, divisional and campus wide committees, including a specific auxiliary assignment or special project as designated by the Director of Residence Life.
Be accessible, visible and present for large campus-wide programs, speakers, and athletics events.
Attend staff/student-planned community development activities and educational events including but not limited to at least one Inter-Residence Hall Association program.
Promote recognition of students and staff.
Volunteer for at least one program during spring weekend and chaperone at least one Senior class or Student Programs event.
Maintain a professional relationship with students assigned to the designated living area, offering assistance and support through regular student contact and conducting wellness checks upon request.
Serve as on-call professional staff on a rotating basis during weekend and evening hours to respond to residential emergencies dealing with student behavior, mental health emergencies, and other situations that require an immediate response.
Meet individually with students and, when appropriate, with parents to assist them in making appropriate choices and utilizing appropriate resources to help foster success at RWU.
Support the various programs and initiative of the department in addition to primary duties.
Focus on the varying needs, priorities, and resources of the department and of this position.
Accept responsibility for additional initiatives as assigned by the Director such as special projects, representing the department on campus wide initiatives or participating in events.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Perform any duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.
A Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Minimum of two years residence life experience.
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to serve in on call, after hours and weekend responsibilities, with a valid driver's license for the purposes of fulfilling this duty.
Must live in University owned and operated property.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals in a student-service environment.
A demonstrated commitment to the principles of Social Justice and diversity through involvement and participation in university/division-wide projects and initiatives.
Master's degree in a related field.
Work experience in a college or university setting, preferably in Housing or Residence Life.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Internal Number: 100369
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.
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