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Housing and Residence Life (1)

Posted on 03/18/2019

Administrative/Research Support: To provide administrative support for the Residence Life department in the following areas: hiring, training, supervision, administration, and evaluation of staff. Develop and foster a community congruent with the departmental and university mission, goals, and core values. Primary duties include:

  • Co-supervise the Ruston and O’Bannon Area Resident Assistant (RA) staff with the Ruston and O’Bannon Area Coordinator.
  • Co-facilitate weekly staff meetings with RA staff.
  • Facilitate individual bi-weekly meetings with staff members.
  • Support the Living Learning Community programs.
  • Attend regular meetings with the Area Coordinator staff.
  • Attend regular meetings with Housing and Residence Life staff as necessary.
  • Attend all training programs for Housing and Residence Life, including periodic divisional meetings and trainings.
  • Assist Area Coordinators in handling student conduct cases and CARE follow-up as needed.

Periodic duties include:

  • Assist with departmental projects.
  • Assist with Housing and Residence Life programs such as housing contract renewal, check in and check out processes, Orientation, Open House, and student staff recruitment and selection.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applicant must currently be working towards a graduate degree at USI. Two years related Housing and Residence Life leadership experience preferred.

Skills | Knowledge | Abilities: 

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills required.
  • Experience with computers, databases, spreadsheets, and software preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with diverse individuals, and projecting a positive image of Housing and Residence Life services required.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills and the ability to handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse student population.

Appointment start date: July 15, 2019

For more information please contact Dr. Sarah Adams at sadams@usi.edu.

Housing and Residence Life (2)

Posted on 03/18/2019

Administrative/Research Support: To provide administrative support for the Residence Life department in the following areas: hiring, training, supervision, administration, and evaluation of staff. Develop and foster a community congruent with the departmental and university mission, goals, and core values. Primary duties include:

  • Co-supervise the McDonald West Area Resident Assistant (RA) staff with the McDonald West Area Coordinator.
  • Co-facilitate weekly staff meetings with RA staff.
  • Facilitate individual bi-weekly meetings with staff members.
  • Schedule the RA desk shifts for the Community Center desk and the Resource Center desk as needed.
  • Attend regular meetings with the Area Coordinator staff.
  • Attend regular meetings with Housing and Residence Life staff as necessary.
  • Attend all training programs for Housing and Residence Life, including periodic divisional meetings and trainings.
  • Assist Area Coordinators in handling student conduct cases and CARE follow-up as needed.

Periodic duties include:

  • Assist with departmental projects.
  • Assist with Housing and Residence Life programs such as housing contract renewal, check in and check out processes, Orientation, Open House, and student staff recruitment and selection.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applicant must currently be working towards a graduate degree at USI. Two years related Housing and Residence Life leadership experience preferred.

Skills | Knowledge | Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills required.
  • Experience with computers, databases, spreadsheets, and software preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with diverse individuals, and projecting a positive image of Housing and Residence Life services required.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills and the ability to handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse student population.

Appointment start date: July 15, 2019

For more information please contact Dr. Sarah Adams at sadams@usi.edu.

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