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Live-in position responsible for the day-to-day operations of the apartment community. Apartment community includes three complexes with 638 residents. This includes: creating a living-learning environment at the apartment community; planning academic and social events for residents; addressing and prioritizing maintenance and custodial concerns; assistant with assignment of apartment space; assists in capital improvement projects; rental of student storage space; recruitment of MSU students to reside in the apartment community; responsible for clubhouse operations; responsible for scheduling events in community spaces; responsible for tours of facilities; and rotating on-call schedule with residence life staff. This position will supervise six Resident Assistants and their duties.
Development and implementation of a dynamic residence life program appropriate for an upper-class apartment community; coordinates and promotes programs providing leadership development opportunities for students participating in student governance within the complex; assists in selection and training of RA staff. Serves as hearing officer for student discipline cases involving policy and procedure violations; mediation between apartment residents. Coordinates area programming that meets the developmental needs of the residents. Establishes and maintains a residence atmosphere conducive to the academic and personal growth of the residents.
Three yearís experience in residence life, preferably in an apartment setting; experience in mediation, discipline, programming, leasing, and familiarity with maintenance issues in a residential apartment setting.
Must have knowledge of student development theory and the impact of a residential living-learning environment on student development; ability to work with multicultural groups and individuals; have an understanding of the theories and philosophies of student discipline; and have a good working knowledge of fundamental management techniques, office procedures, budgeting, and personnel supervision.
Bachelorís degree (masterís preferred) in college student personnel, counseling, business, or related field.
Must have the ability to teach, direct, guide and mediate; a participatory management style; and counseling skills for a wide range of student and staff concerns. Must also be able to identify and organize tasks, prioritize duties, and effectively complete the many components of the job; have the ability to work under pressure and uneven time constraints; and the sensitivity and skill to work with a diverse student and employee population. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.