TITLE: Coordinator, Student Life/Off-Campus Living
DIVISION: Student Affairs
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Judicial and Commuter Affairs
SUPERVISES: Professional staff, undergraduate and graduate student employees
Ensure that the off-campus residential experience supports and enhances the University’s educational mission; apply a developmental approach to student conduct that ensures community safety and well being.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design learning outcomes and assessments for commuter students.
Supervise the operation of the Off-Campus Housing Office, including rental and roommate listings, and services to students and property owners.
Provide education, advocacy, and outreach to students regarding rights and responsibilities of off-campus living.
Coordinate activities to productively engage students in their off-campus communities.
Work with realtors, town and campus police and other constituents to ensure student compliance with town and university standards.
Interpret, monitor and evaluate community standards and policies, especially as they pertain to off-campus conduct.
Make recommendations for policy and procedures to enhance commuter student success and community well being.
Investigate, adjudicate, and maintain accurate records regarding alleged violations of community standards that occurs off-campus.
Charge students and groups involved in violations, recommend sanctions, hear cases administratively, and prepare cases for hearing officers or boards.
Assist with the adjudication of on-campus violations of community standards and the training of hearing boards and student staff.
Recruit, select, train and supervise student staff.
Develop outside funding sources to supplement resources.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
Perform other duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers and printers; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Required: Master’s degree in college student personnel or higher education, or related field; minimum three years of professional experience in a college setting doing one or more of the following: presenting programs or teaching classes, advising student groups, supporting student development, working with commuter student populations; minimum one year student conduct experience (advising boards, serving as hearing officer, assigning sanctions, mediating disputes); working knowledge of issues between universities and towns and students’ off-campus living issues; proven ability to work with a diverse population; evidence of attention to detail and collaborative work style; experience with evaluation, assessment. Also required: Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and to organize, coordinate and supervise support staff; ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules, and regulations, and to communicate the interpretation to others; strong interpersonal skills. Preferred: Experience with conflict resolution or mediation; experience conducting education and outreach regarding rights and responsibilities; experience working on town/university issues.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.