St. Louis College of Pharmacy is seeking candidates for a Coordinator, Residence Life. This is a live-in position that supervises all aspects of two residence spaces on campus experience at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The Coordinator supervises a staff of 8 Resident Assistants and 3 Community Liaisons. The Coordinator leads a residence life program that augments the co-curricular experience for students at the College. The Coordinator of Residence Life collaborates with the Director of Security, the Director of Food Service Operations, Director of Facility Management, Director and Assistant Directors of Academic Support, and the Director of Counseling to provide a safe, comfortable environment that promotes balance, positive relationships, and social justice. In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for marketing the residence hall to students and medical complex partners, managing judicial services for residence hall students, and handling administrative details necessary for the day-to-day management of the residence hall spaces, including: room assignments, move-in/move out procedures, health & safety inspections, room changes, management of the front desk, etc. The initiatives of the Coordinator of Residence Life are supported by personnel in student affairs.
SPECIFIC MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise student paraprofessional staff of 8 Resident Assistants (RA) and 3 Community Liaisons (CL)
Recruit, select, train, supervise, develop, evaluate and recognize residence life staff
Conduct weekly staff meetings
Schedule and lead periodic one-on-one meetings with individual residence life staff
Perform written evaluations of residence life staff members once each semester
Provide on-going informal performance reviews on a regular basis
Develop and lead residence life staff training for both fall and spring semesters
Communicate community issues (vandalism, conduct problems) to residence life staff members as appropriate
Establish and lead a comprehensive and systematic programming effort for the residence hall in order to build community and foster psychosocial growth.
Develop residential curriculum
Develop programming expectations for the residence life staff
Coach and instruct the residence life staff in programming efforts
Evaluate programming efforts
Promote Student Success
Promote participation in campus activities by residence hall students, including: intercollegiate and intramural sports, recreational programs, student organizations, and leadership opportunities
Promote community development for the entire building and for each floor via the residence life staff
Model positive behavior to the residence life staff by talking informally with residents about academic, personal or community success/issues/concerns.
Manage administrative duties to ensure positive environment for residents
Coordinate room assignments and room change process
Approve and distribute signs for public posting in residence hall
Maintain weekly office hours (minimum of 30 hours in office)
Administer hall openings and closings. Coordinate with College Services and Facilities.
Respond to student, parent, staff and faculty concerns
Support and administer department or division assessment programs/initiatives
Attend bi-weekly meetings with the Student Affairs staff
Manage housing contracts
Maintain high occupancy rates in both residence halls
Build and execute marketing plans for transfer students and upperclassmen
Build relationships with strategic partners in the medical complex and market to students at Goldfarb School of Nursing and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy departments at WUSM.
Strive for 95% occupancy in all res hall space on campus
Oversee student conduct process for incidents occurring in the residence halls and/or involving residential students.
Manage incident reports related to residence hall and campus policy violations
Determine educational sanctions for students involved in violations, up to referral for housing contract termination and referrals for College action
Meet with individuals and groups to discuss policy violations and any resulting sanctions
Establish and maintain recordkeeping and procedures for follow-up with students
Develop and implement community standards expectations and education for the residence halls
Collaborate with appropriate campus constituencies
Maintain regular communications with food service management
Maintain regular communications with Security staff
Maintain regular communications with Academic Support staff
Maintain regular communications with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Maintain regular communications with the Counseling Office
Work with STLCOP Security and City of St. Louis police and/or other agencies as necessary on immediate response to incidents in the residence hall
Integrate residence life program into the college-wide first year experience
Assess residence life program
Conduct annual survey with all residents.
Identify continuous improvement goals.
Measure satisfaction rates with campus living, RAs, Food Services, etc.
This position is required to live on campus and received room and board.
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE
Education & Experience:
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel or similar program
2 or more years of experience as a Hall Coordinator or equivalent position
Ability to operate Microsoft Office Products and willingness to learn Symplicity/Accommodate software.
Strong interpersonal skills, including: 1) an ability to get along well with others, 2) good time management practices, 3) a high level of organization, 4) counseling skills, and 5) good public speaking, presentation, and/or teaching skills
Occasional evening and weekend work.
The incumbent generally performs job duties in a normal business office environment. This involves working while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time.
The job also includes some event planning and execution, which requires a significant level of physical activity, including standing, walking, and occasionally lifting office supply items that may weigh up to 20 pounds.
Additionally, the incumbent may be required to attend meetings in other offices, or deliver and/or retrieve information from other offices around campus.
The ability to operate basic office equipment such as personal computers, duplicating machines, fax machines and standard office telephones may also be required.
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the third-oldest and 10th-largest college of pharmacy in America. The College primarily admits students directly from high school, and the curriculum integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a professional program leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The College offers a full student-life experience, including nearly 50 student o...rganizations and intercollegiate athletics. Approximately 1,350 students from 31 states and several countries are currently enrolled at the College. Our vision is to be globally prominent in pharmacy and health care education, interprofessional patient-centered care, and collaborative research. We are driven by our values of integrity, professionalism, personal development, valuing diversity and our desire to make a positive difference. Recognized as a Great College To Work For 2012-2015.