Coordinator for Campus Life

The Coordinator for Campus Life works to create and maintain a quality and satisfying experience for students who reside on campus.  This position is responsible for coordinating the residential student experience at Millsaps College including the supervision of the resident assistant staff and coordinating the housing assignments process. The position also oversees the Fraternity and Sorority Life program. This position reports to the Director of Student Life.

Student Life at Millsaps College focuses on student success through implementing innovative programs and services that promote co-curricular engagement and student success. The successful candidate will be highly collaborative but will also have the skills needed to make decisions independently; has skills in assessment and evaluation; understands college student development; and will help to advance to enhance the student experience at Millsaps.

Primary Responsibilities

Campus Living

  • Select, train, supervise, develop, recognize, and evaluate Resident Assistants.
  • Facilitate weekly meetings of the RA staff.
  • Coordinate the scheduling and training of RAs in their role working in the Student Life office.
  • Manage the housing selection process for first-year and returning students.
  • Maintain the Residence Life Staff and Operations manual which includes information on the housing assignment process, meal plan management and resident assistant training.
  • Coordinate with the Student Life Office Manager on the following:
    • Utilizing Colleague/Datatel to manage assignments, billing, and meal plan management processes.
    • Manage the damage assessment, billing, communication, and inquiries all on-campus residences and residential common areas.
    • Production of monthly occupancy reports.
    • Intersession housing assignments and billing.
    • Management of residence hall access including keys and building codes.
  • Coordinate move-in/out processes for on-campus residents including those residing in fraternity houses.
  • Coordinate health and safety inspections for all on-campus residents including fraternity house inspections.
  • Serve as a student conduct officer and adjudicate student behavioral cases as needed.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Oversee the advisement of the National Panhellenic Conference, Interfraternity Council and National Pan-Hellenic Conference organizations on campus.
  • Coordinate formal and informal membership recruitment and intake processes.
  • Advise student leaders on the development and implementation of programs, applicable policies and procedures, risk management, philanthropy support, leadership development and organization management.
  • Meet regularly with council leadership and attend council meetings.
  • Maintain effective relationships with chapter advisors, house corporation officers and inter/national organization’s volunteers/staff.
  • Generate and distribute midterm and final semester grade reports for fraternity and sorority chapters.

Related Duties

  • Effectively utilize Colleague/Datatel, Microsoft Office, and other software packages to perform administrative functions of the position.
  • Attend and participate in campus meetings necessary for the successful completion of job responsibilities.
  • The Coordinator for Campus Life will develop and execute assessment plans for each functional area under their leadership
  • Create and maintain a supportive work environment by contributing to the success of other offices within Student Life and other campus offices.
  • Under the Clery Act, Student Life professional staff are considered Campus Security Authorities and as such are required by law to report the following crimes to the on-call system and to Millsaps Campus Safety immediately upon learning of them: criminal homicide, sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, liquor law violations, drug violations, weapons violations, stalking, domestic violence and dating violence.
  • This position is also required to report bias-related incidents to the Dean of Students.
  • Under Title IX, Area Coordinators are mandatory reporters and must report all college-related incidents of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator. Sexual misconduct includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual behaviors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature, including sexual violence and sexual harassment.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities appropriate to the mission of the college.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education leadership, college student development, or similar field from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • 1-3 years of practical experience in student affairs/higher education.
  • Experience in housing, residence life, and fraternity and sorority life.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.

Other Requirements

  • Evidence of an effective leadership style, strong administrative proficiency, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Background demonstrating success in working with college students, families and caregivers, faculty, and college staff.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Knowledge of common issues and trends for contemporary college students (graduate and undergraduate) and case management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
  • Ability to learn and master Microsoft Office programs, Colleague/Datatel, and other software packages related to the successful completion of work-related responsibilities.

To Apply

Applicants should submit a current resume, a letter of interest and three references who may be contacted about the candidate’s experience and past performance.  Materials should be submitted via email to Tara Hunter at huntetl@millsaps.edu. Please write “Coordinator for Campus Life” in the subject line of the email.

EEO Statement

Millsaps College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Millsaps College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Millsaps College provides a competitive benefits package.

It is the policy of Millsaps College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact humanresources@millsaps.edu.

Compliance with Title IX

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Millsaps College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of sex. Policies and procedures for addressing complaints of discrimination and harassment can be found at https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix. Reports can be made to the Title IX Team by filing a sexual misconduct or Title IX complaint at this link: https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix/#file-complaint. Inquiries related to the application of Title IX at Millsaps should be referred to the college’s Title IX team (contact information is found here: https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix/#coordinators) and external inquires can be made to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202-1100 (800) 421-3481, http://www.ed.gov/ocr.

About Millsaps College

Millsaps is an accredited, privately supported, national liberal arts college founded by members of the Methodist Church in 1890. Consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education, Millsaps has been praised by Colleges That Change LivesThe Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, the John Templeton Foundation, The Fiske Guide to Colleges and Insight Magazine.

Millsaps College’s Vision

Building on its motto, Ad Excellentiam, its strong heritage of social justice, freedom of thought and reflection on life’s most important questions, and its central location in the capital city of Mississippi, Millsaps engages students in a transformative learning and leadership experience that results in personal and intellectual growth, commitment to good citizenship in our global society and a desire to succeed and make a difference in every community they touch.

Millsaps College’s Mission

Millsaps College is dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry and free expression, the exploration of faith to inform vocation and the innovative shaping of the social, economic and cultural progress of our region.

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