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 oversees Interfraternity Council (IFC), the campus crisis response system, and the residential student conduct process. The Coordinator for Campus Life will develop and execute assessment plans for each functional area under their leadership. This position reports to the Director of Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership.
Student Life at Millsaps College focuses on student success through implementing innovative programs and services that promote co-curricular engagement and student personal and academic 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; will bring new ideas to our units; and help advance our goals to enhance the student experience at Millsaps.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Select, train, supervise, develop, recognize, and evaluate 20 Resident Assistants.
- Facilitate weekly meetings of the RA staff.
- Coordinate the scheduling and training of RAs in their role working the Student Life desk.
- 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 student conduct officer and adjudicate student behavioral cases.
- Resolve high-level roommate conflicts and other disputes through mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques.
- Maintain conduct records and follow administrative guidelines for student conduct.
- Provide accurate student conduct reports and data to appropriate constituents in a timely manner including compiling the annual student conduct report.
- Work with the Records Office to reconcile conduct check requests from former students.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
- Serve as the Interfraternity Council Advisor.
- Serve as college liaison to national headquarters regarding concerns with IFC organizations.
- Coordinate formal and informal membership recruitment processes for IFC.
- 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 IFC leadership and attend IFC meetings.
- Support the overall success of the Millsaps Greek Life community including working to support other councils.
Emergency Coordination and Response
- Supervises the Campus Emergency On-Call System.
- Responsible for training and scheduling of the professionals who serve in the on-call rotation on applicable policies and procedures.
- Maintain and enhance on-call resources including training materials.
- Respond to and follow-up on emergency and management situations as needed.
- Timely and appropriately communicate important information to senior administrators.
- 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.
- 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.
Education and Experience
- 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 with emergency response and crisis management.
- Experience in housing, residence life, and fraternity and sorority life.
- Strong administrative and organizational skills.
Knowledge and Skills
- Evidence of an effective leadership style, strong administrative proficiency, and excellent organizational skills.
- Knowledge of contemporary student development theory and its applications.
- 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.
- Knowledge and experience in areas of crisis and risk management, behavioral intervention, and community standards in a higher education environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
- Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
- Experience with emergency response and crisis management.
- Ability to learn and master Microsoft Office programs, Colleague/Datatel, and other software packages related to the successful completion of work-related responsibilities.
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 Demitrius Brown, at email@example.com. Please write "Coordinator for Campus Life" in the subject line of the email.
Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.