The Off Campus Area Coordinator contributes to the University-wide development and implementation of student life programs and initiatives for off campus students. Through these programs, the Off Campus Area Coordinator strives to facilitate an integrated academic environment in collaboration with the entire Santa Clara community. The Off Campus Area Coordinator will oversee program development and implementation, support the University Judicial System, serve in a supervisory role with student staff, and communicate with student neighbors and City of Santa Clara residents.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities|
1. Assume primary responsibility for the student development functions for students living off campus in the neighborhood surrounding campus. This includes the education of students, actively and collaboratively lead to create an environment which promotes citizenship, respect, growth, academic success, compassion, and inclusive excellence among student staff and off campus students.
2. Develop and coordinate educational programming in support of academic, cultural, religious, recreational, responsibility, civic engagement and social enrichment for off campus students. Facilitate an environment conducive to the growth of intellectual, physical, philosophical, personal, and interpersonal areas for off campus students.
3. Mediate, intake, and respond to City of Santa Clara residents and off campus student concerns. Consult the Office of Student Life, Santa Clara Police and other administration when necessary.
4. Responsible for facilitating individual resident's development and adjustment including the provision of counseling and referral services to university and community resources.
5. Cultivate a relationship with City of Santa Clara residents and Neighborhood Associations, including attending meetings on an as-needed basis.
1. Alcohol and Other Drugs Education, Enforcement and Reduction Support the overall promotion of the university philosophy on alcohol and other drug education, enforcement, and reduction of high-risk drinking and other drug use through student and staff trainings, programs (such as new student orientation and Welcome Weeks programming) and development of policies.
Work with the Wellness Center to develop and facilitate the training for the student staff on information related to alcohol and other drugs.
Conduct follow up meetings with students who are transported due to alcohol use.
2. Policy and Procedure Development, Interpretation, and Implementation
Serve as a member of the Student Life staff providing advice, consultation, and support in the development of University-wide policies and procedures, and responses to issues and trends affecting the campus, especially off campus students.
Provide staff support and assistance related to interpretation and implementation of University-wide policies.
Provide leadership and consultation in responding to student needs and campus issues related to student life, especially off campus students.
Responsible for the education of the off campus residents in reference to university policies and regulations, City of Santa Clara Laws and codes and other applicable State and Federal Codes and Laws including implementation and enforcement of policies when applicable.
Serve as a campus security authority when informed of allegations regulated under the Clery Act.
Serve as a responsible employee for allegations regulated under Title IX.
3. Administrative Responsibilities
Manage administrative responsibilities: for example, roommate mediations and weekly reports to supervisor the Assistant Dean for Off Campus Student Life.
Manage other responsibilities designated by the Assistant Dean for Off Campus Student Life and generated by the needs of off campus students and the staff members own interest and initiative.
Consult with students, staff, faculty, administrators, parents, City of Santa Clara residents and City of Santa Clara officials as appropriate regarding student needs.
Initiate appropriate responses to off campus students, including communication with campus entities, distribution of publications and support of student programs.
4. Liaison Responsibilities
Attend all Neighborhood University Relation Committee meetings, City Council meetings as assigned by university administration and develop relationships with City officials.
Promote and encourage department collaboration with the Office of Student Life and between University departments and related outside groups.
Serve on University-wide, Division and Departmental committees as a representative of the Office of Student Life, as appropriate to areas of responsibility.
Act for the Assistant Dean for Off Campus Student Life in her/his absence
|Provides Work Direction|
Select, train and supervise a team of students. Responsible for the training and education of the staff and staff development. Staff development responsibilities include developing an effective team, lead weekly meetings, empower student growth and provide support, leadership, and supervision on a daily basis.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.
This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
1. Considerable time will be spent at a desk using a computer terminal
2. Time will be spent walking to student residences off -campus
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
1. Due to the live-in nature and high visibility of the position, it is essential that Area Coordinators model the values of a Jesuit, Catholic university and demonstrates commitment to the mission of Santa Clara University. This is a full time, 12 month position, requires flexibility of work hours, including work performed on weekends and evenings. A one bedroom apartment, which can be furnished, is provided for this position.
2. Maintain a positive presence within the neighborhood surrounding campus by being visible and accessible to students and role modeling responsible behavior, personal integrity and commitment to Jesuit philosophy of education of the whole person.
3. Capacity to work in a 24-hour/7 day environment with the ability to quickly respond to situations and individuals and the ability to handle situations with students living off campus
4. Work in a typical indoor office environment.
Knowledge of: Demonstrated interest and commitment to the mission and direction of the institution as Catholic and Jesuit.
Student development theory and concepts.
Skill In: Use a personal computer for word processing, Internet, social media, data management required.
Strong analytical, organizational, communication (written and oral), and public relations skills.
Ability to: Respond to emergency situations including natural disasters where sight, hearing, speech, as well as unassisted upper body mobility may be required.
Operate in a highly confidential manner and with minimal supervision and direction.
Strong problem resolution experience.
Manage multiple tasks and exercise sound judgment.
Cultivate collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies.
|Education and/or Experience|
Master's degree in higher education administration, college student services, education, counseling or related field; and 1-3 years of progressively responsible work in an academic setting required.
|Salary Information||$2,053.33 semi-monthly|