A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Directly supervise, mentor, and evaluate 25-35 Desk Assistants in multiple residence halls housing 300-700 students.
Assist with the recruitment, selection and training of 10-16 Resident Advisors in multiple residence halls housing 300-700 students.
Coordinate ongoing DA staff training through team building activities, professional development workshops, and other programs.
Coordinate bi-weekly DA staff meetings that update and reinforce training objectives and intentionally focus on individual and staff development.
Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with supervisees as well as “site supervision” to ensure tasks and systems are being done and utilized correctly.
Serve as the primary HRL liaison to one or more living learning communities, facilitate in hall seminars, and collaborate with University faculty and staff to develop recruitment, promotion, and curriculum.
Conduct regular supervision and training meetings with supervisees.
Community & Student Development
As part of the Housing and Residential Life team, assist with creating a residential community that creates and maintains a positive, multicultural, learner-centered community.
Promote and encourage student learning, academic success, co-curricular participation, and responsible decision making.
Foster an atmosphere of respect for individual differences and community values.
Respond to student crises and conduct appropriate follow-up, notification and documentation per stipulated protocols.
Create intentional efforts to interact with students and provide opportunities for student growth and development.
Provide counsel and advice for individual students, student leaders, and student groups.
Advise and support residence hall student groups.
Seek opportunities to work collaboratively with campus partners to ensure residential community development
Encourage student safety and security.
Communicate and promote University policy and procedures including residence hall policies.
Streamline IYS and academic support programming to augment campus-wide initiatives, partner with the Student Success center, and meet regularly with students identified as at risk academically as well as students 1-2 semesters away from graduation.
Represent HRL on campus committees related to student retention.
Participate in on-call duty in which student crises are addressed and follow-up is conducted.
Maintain daily office hours.
Assist with the evaluation of residential incident reports including acting as hearing officer, facilitating conflict resolution, providing administrative support and use of advocate, while ensuring proper referral of cases to the Student Conduct and Community Standards Director.
Manage aspects of opening, closing, and front desk.
Respond to requests and inquiries from University personnel, students, and parents and make appropriate referrals of inquiries to upper-level personnel.
Manage aspects of DA student employment.
Collaborate with Dining Services, Facilities and Operations (custodial), and Department of Public Safety.
Prepare periodic and annual reports.
Provide resources and referrals for students and family members.
This position is a Campus Security Authority as defined by The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
Bachelor’s degree in discipline relevant to the position.
Minimum 2 years of experience in residential life/housing or related field.
Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
Efficient organizational and time management skills.
Excellent supervision, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others, and perform productively independently.
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision.
Prior experience in handling crisis and emergency situations.
Ability to be creative, innovative, and proactive.
Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field.
Previous experience serving as a Graduate or Full-Time Hall Director.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to access all floors and public areas of the residence hall on a weekly basis. Reasons for the floor access may include, but are not limited to, facility and safety inspections, emergency response, student policy violations and safety concerns, staff member observation, and availability and outreach to residents. In instances of emergencies, the Hall Director must be able to respond in a timely manner appropriate to the situation. The employee must be able to do exterior building inspections twice per semester.
The Hall Director is a full-time professional, 12-month, live-in position. The Hall Director will facilitate and develop a nurturing residential community and must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 183843
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