The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life is a live-in professional working twenty hours per week to support the Assistant Dean for Residential Living & Learning (RLL), and Area Coordinators with daily operations, educational programming, community development, staff training, and assessment and evaluation regarding MCPHS University Living Learning Communities. The Graduate Assistant assists with the operations of University-sponsored housing for MCPHS students, ensuring an environment that is conducive to student development and academic success. This is a part-time temporary live-in position. On-campus housing and a meal plan are provided.Responsibilities:Assist the Director of RLL and Area Coordinators (AC) with daily operations, participate in on-call duty rotation, educational programming, community development, staff training, staff selection, and departmental assessmentStudent Supervision & Training: Oversee all programming efforts for Area Resident Assistant (RA) staff including maintaining individual budgets, enforcing programming model requirements, building-wide programming, and maintaining the integrity and intention of RA programming Hold monthly one-on-one meetings with RAs to advise them with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programming efforts Assist RA with cultivation and implementation of Living Learning Community-specific programming Assist with the supervision of student workers (Desk Attendants, Mailroom Assistants and Office Assistants) Oversee an RLL special committee, i.e. RA Recognition, Health & Wellness, Social Media & Marketing, or Educational Programming Participate in all aspects of the planning and execution of RA Training and Selection Plan and coordinate RA In-Service trainings (a monthly extension of RA Training) On-Call & Student Conduct: Participate in Residence Life On-Call (ROC) Duty Rotation- including weekends, after-hours, break periods and holidays. When on-call, act as the primary contact for on-campus emergencies or crises Write Incident Reports as appropriate and attend Code of Conduct meetings to discuss incidents Adjudicate minor level cases and assist the Dean of Students in educating the MCPHS University community regarding policy infractions and responsibility Make necessary referrals to counseling, academic services, and campus resources Major Projects: Oversee one special project for the academic year: Off Campus Housing or Residence Hall Council Off Campus Housing: Plan and facilitate off-campus housing workshops, roommate-matching events and other related programs Residence Hall Council: Advise the RHC executive board to provide guidance in their programming and advocacy effortsAdministrative: Required to attend weekly RLL professional staff meetings held during business hours; encouraged to attend RA weekly staff meetings held generally during evening hours, if course schedule allows Assist with the opening and closing of residence halls Assist with departmental assessment and planning initiatives Be available, visible, and approachable to students within the college community and attends community functions Participate in professional development workshops provided by the Division of Student Affairs Opportunities to participate in campus-wide and COF-wide committees to help educate and train students in collaboration with campus partnersAdditional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.Qualifications:Required: Currently or will be pursuing a master?s degree in higher education and/or student affairs administration, education, counseling or related field concurrently while in the positionDesired: Undergraduate student leadership, programming, student government, orientation, residence life, community service, or related experiencesApplyTo apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.About UsMCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston?s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.
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