Area Coordinator, Residence Life & Education

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Student Affairs/Services
Department:07110000 - HO-TOLBERT AREA


Classification Title:

Coordinator, Unv Hous Res Life

Job Description:

Responsible for supervision of staff and management of general administrative functions for assigned residence halls
• Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate full-time staff establishing work priorities and workflow; developing goals relevant to the area, and providing general direction and leadership for goal accomplishment.
• Responsible for administrative functions related to employee management for staff
• Responsible for budget planning and management for areas of responsibility
• Coordinate on-call staff schedule for area ensuring appropriate coverage for response
• Responsible for developing, maintaining, disseminating and enforcing policies, procedures, and guidelines for Residence Halls
• Provide general supervision, training, and management of Resident Assistants and Graduate Community Coordinators within area; assist with recruitment process as needed
• Interpret and ensure compliance with departmental and University policies, guidelines, and other relevant regulations

Responsible for management and direction of assigned residence halls
• Coordinate and collaborate with internal units for room reassignments, room transfers, verification of room conditions, damage control systems, and verification of occupancy within area
• Identify and facilitate the management of building preparation initiatives and project coordination
• Serve as the area liaison to internal units (e.g. Building Services, Maintenance, and Operations teams) ensuring all buildings are safe, secure, and well-maintained; conduct building and public facility inspections
• Provide support for faculty and staff within Living Learning Communities located in area
• Review, analyze and create recommendations for area policies, procedures, and general operations
• Assist and collaborate with various internal units to develop plan for resident hall openings, closings and intersessions
• Ensure effective crisis management and building emergency procedures are followed within the residential community including but not limited to fire, mental health and medical services
• Serve as a point of contact for residents, and family members of residents
• Create a residential environment that is inclusive to all residents’ identities; report and manage issues of bias, less-inclusive behavior, and encourage residents to utilize campus resources
• Serve as a Campus Security Authority

Manage educational programming within area residence halls
• Ensure implementation of schedule of events for academic year that aligns with department mission, supports initiatives, and encourages holistic development
• Provide general oversight for educational and community programs that promote academic excellence, student success, and contribute to a shared sense of community
• Collaborate with Student Learning and Engagement to provide continuing education programming for student staff
• Responsible for developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with other UF departments, including academic departments, in programming and related efforts
• Advise student leaders involved with Area Government
• Ensure area communications are aligned with department’s mission and values

Assist with enforcing and coordinating Student Honor Code & Student Conduct Code
• Collaborate with Housing and Residence Life Conduct and Community Standards on student conduct programs, policies and procedures for community
• Serve as a hearing officer for conduct cases utilizing a restorative action approach to help students understand their responsibilities as members of the hall and University community
• Mediate student and community concerns including, but not limited to, roommate conflicts, student behavior, facilities concerns, and conduct violations, as needed
• Ensure appropriate reporting processes and procedures are followed relating to Student Honor Code & Student Conduct Code violations

Serve in an on-call capacity for all campus housing
• Serve in an on-call duty rotation, providing coverage for the area including night, weekend, and holidays responding to calls for assistance and emergency situations
• Provide emergency management direction, support, follow-up, and care for staff and students
• Act as a liaison to university resources in emergency situations (e.g. Counselor-on-Call, UFPD)
• Ensure secure storage of on-call tools (e.g. keys, phones, and other pieces of technology) at all times.

Develop reports, handle special projects, and perform other duties as assigned
• Serve on departmental, Division of Student Life or University of Florida committees or program support as needed

Expected Salary:


In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package:

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's degree in higher education, preferably in student personnel, counseling, or administration or other related field
• Three (3) years of experience within University Housing
• Proven ability to supervise or lead a high functioning team
• Demonstrated experience with crisis management
• Knowledge of student development theory, developing learning outcomes, and the experiential learning process

• Experience using Maxient software
• Demonstrated proficiency with computers and basic software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• Demonstrated planning, time management, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written)
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills

• Ability to manage and provide supervision to full-time staff
• Demonstrated ability to manage a budget
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
• Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, résumé, and professional references. 

This position is required to live in an on-campus furnished apartment.

This position requires a criminal background check.

Health Assessment Required: No


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