University of Central Oklahoma

  • Coordinator of Learning Communities - Housing Administration

    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/21/2018 1:23 PM)
    Salary
    $18.70 per hour ($38,896 annually)
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    http://uco.edu/TotalCompensationPackage
    Department
    Housing Administration
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    52
    Weeks Per Year
    8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday; frequent evening and weekend requirements
    Preference Date
    1/7/2019
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Job ID
    2018-5589
  • Position Overview

    Coordinate student programs and/or services to assist and/or promote students, to assist with recruitment, growth, success, retention or extracurricular development of the student. Review and maintain student records and generate report for area. Coordinate the development and/or preparation of informational materials relevant to students or alumni. Recruit or coordinate the recruitment of students for programs and/or projects. Coordinate student related programs and events for college/school to include (but not limited to) open-houses, award ceremonies, career days, and student organizations. May assist in educational-related activities related to the accreditation process.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    This position serves to provide administrative support, program development, coordination and co-curriculum support to the living learning communities (LLC) program at UCO.

     

    The purpose of the LLC program at UCO is to promote residential participation in a community where students are challenged to think critically and to explore their identities as professionals in their fields of study. The Living Learning Community Coordinator facilitates opportunities for students to explore their professional identities, to apply their classroom knowledge across curricular and cocurricular contexts, and to participate in their communities alongside peers, faculty, and professional staff.

     

    This is a 12-month, full-time, live-off position that reports to the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Additional duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

     

    Program Growth and Development

    • Coordinate marketing, recruitment, selection, communication, student retention, and assessment efforts of the LLC program
    • Collaborate with multiple departments and leaders across campus to recruit faculty and staff to serve as partners in LLCs
    • Build and maintain positive, collegial relationships with academic affairs administrators and faculty members who are engaged in the LLC program
    • Facilitate opportunities for LLC residents to make connections with faculty and/or professionals in their fields of study
    • Implement training and consultation opportunities for faculty and LLC RAs regarding community development and programming initiatives
    • Collaborate with various campus partners, including Academic Advising, Campus Tours, Student Engagement, and academic departments to integrate residential, academic, and social aspects of campus life

    Administrative Duties

    • Indirectly select, train, and supervise LLC residents and/or peer mentors
    • Develop and maintain LLC budget, including faculty programming funds
    • Utilize industry trends and research to inform decisions and strategic direction

    Departmental Duties

    • Contribute to the department’s efforts to successfully implement a residential curriculum, ensuring LLC goals and initiatives align with the curriculum’s priorities
    • Serve on departmental committees as necessary and contribute to departmental initiatives, events, and traditions, including Move-In Day, Welcome Home Week, Field Day, and RA training.
    • Attend and contribute to regular Housing & Dining and Residence Life staff meetings

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    Requires a bachelor's degree in field plus 3+ years of relevant experience in the chosen field or 7+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Master's degree in Higher Education or related field. Two to four years of Residence Life experience and direct involvement in learning communities and/or residentially based academic programs.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Knowledge of assessment practices. Must be proficient using computer software including spreadsheets and word processing. Must have demonstrated excellent analytical, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills. Must possess an enthusiasm to work with diverse student populations.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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