Residence Life Coordinator – 22680

FLSA EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Hourly; Non-exempt; Administrative; Part time; Temporary

DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will assist with all duties related to upperclassman apartment and small house communities at Alma College. This includes mentoring residents, managing daily residence operations, and developing engagement opportunities that support student success, persistence, and development. This position will generally work 20 hours per week, though some weeks may require additional time. This position will conclude on May 30, 2025.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

• Reports directly to the assistant director of residence life operations and indirectly to the director of residence life.
• Supervises student house managers and other student staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Attend mandatory, regularly scheduled Residence Life meetings and trainings.
• Attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor.
• Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty, and student staff, and residents.
• Assist with departmental processes including move-in, move-out, and break stay requests.
• Support College policies and guidelines.
• Review administrative tasks completed by student staff.
• Additional duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image.
• Ability to balance several projects and meet deadlines.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current/enrolled as a graduate student at an institution of higher education.
• Previous residence life experience.
• Career interest in residence life/student affairs.
• Experience working with underrepresented, first-generation, Pell-eligible, and diverse populations.

COMPENSATION:

• Hourly wage commensurate with experience.
• Optional on-campus housing and meal plan with additional on-call responsibilities.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates must submit an Alma College application, a cover letter and current resume, via email to careers@alma.edu. Application materials will be accepted until May 31, 2024.

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.