The Learning Community Coordinator, under general supervision, implements and oversees educational programming, co-curricular, and social events. Assists residents with conflict resolution and conducts room inspections. This is a temporary 4.5 month live-in position. The primary purpose of this position is to provide a professional level of supervision for the first year, full time students residing in the in the residential facility of University College and University Village, including total management of the building, providing academic and social programming, and enforcement of policies and procedures.
Supervises and manages a residential hall of 102 students and the staff of Community Assistants and Residential Service Technicians to strengthen 24 hour supervision of the residential buildings and thereby insure and enhance the safety and security of the students and the physical assets of the property; maintains visible presence in assigned community and participates in on-call responsibilities as determined by the LCC on-call system; coordinates and tracks residential hall budgets; coordinates and supervises the timely completion of all paperwork and reports include, but not limited to: incident reports, hall roster, and room inventory condition reports.
Coordinates the referral and dissemination of university communications and documentations between students and staff; works closely with Professional Advisors, Community Assistants and the University as a whole to create an academically focused Learning Community that insures that academic information, important deadlines and academic support services information are communicated to the residents and UC management. In addition, provides a variety of programming to include academic and non-academic related skills.
Advises individual residents and staff on a variety of issues, especially those that relate to their academic success at PVAMU; maintains a community environment that values diversity and social justice; serves as the primary contact for behavioral concerns and trends; recommends the appropriate behavioral response to these concerns and follow-up as needed; learns and utilizes university approved technologies supporting student success initiatives to include providing tours of the residential area, assisting in the computer lab as students register for classes and working with other Orientation activities as requested, providing tours of the residential area, assisting in the computer lab as students register for classes and working with other Orientation activities as requested during the summer; remains involved in Freshman move-in and Panther Camp, a week long residential activity that occurs the week before school starts; trains new staff and works with Student Activities to insure that Panther Camp and its multiple academic and co-curricular classes/activities smoothly.
Supervises two community assistants, and at least 15 Residential Service Technicians; provides scheduling, training, supervision, and evaluation of Community Assistants and Residential Service Technicians and provides all required documentation; assists with Human Resources processes to include but not limited to processing potential student workers through Workday and processing Student Employee payroll; facilitates and participates in student staff training programs and provides on-going training of student staff members through staff development activities and supervision; supervises student staff members in the performance of their responsibilities through regular individual contact, weekly staff meetings and ongoing evaluations of their performance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor?s degree in applicable field.
One year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master?s degree in student affairs, higher education leadership, college student development, counseling or related field.
Two to five years of professional residence life experience.
Experience with emergency response, conflict resolution and crisis management
Student conduct knowledge.
Experience with living and learning communities or residential academic programs.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Coordinator must live on-site in assigned Residence Hall.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Cover Letter (includes a summary of qualifications specific to this position)
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-016678
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Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.