Function of Position: This is a 10-month, live-in position, responsible to the Director of Residential Life for administering and managing student/community development, program/activity assignments, student life/institutional support, residence hall leadership, and supervising staff.
Principal Residential Life Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Create, administer, and deliver programs, activities, and services to meet the needs of upperclassmen students living in Founders Hall, Grossmann Hall, Lohe Hall. 2. Recruit, select, train, and evaluate resident assistant and meet regularly with staff on various issues and promote cohesiveness. 3. Oversee building facilities to include maintaining office hours, opening/closing buildings, etc. Organize and track paperwork associated with managing the hall such as maintenance requests, room changes, key distribution, etc. 4. Manage all conduct associated with your area. Hold conduct hearings with students who violate policy in your area, manage all disciplinary records for your area, and work collaboratively with counseling services on educational approaches to student conduct. 5. Advise and counsel students in areas of academic success, personal issues, and college life. Collaborate with faculty and student advisors regarding students. Refer students to appropriate college resources and services. 6. Oversee entire residence hall system on alternating weeks. 7. Establish positive working relationships with building maintenance staff, faculty, and College support staff. 8. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Supervision: Employee proceeds independently, working toward established objectives, requiring the use of a wide range of procedures. Employee prioritizes own work and refers unusual cases to supervisor.
Qualifications: Requires Bachelor’s degree, clear communication skills, and desire to work with college-age students. Candidate must have an interest in residential programs and the development of community and its students. A positive and helpful attitude is required along with a willingness to work in a flexible environment, as a member of a hard-working team. Prefer experience working with diverse populations and in small college residence halls.
Send letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of the Wartburg College mission, résumé, and contact information for three references electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. See www.wartburg.edu for further information about the college. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
About Wartburg College
Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.