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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Residence Life Office is looking for a dynamic and energetic
individual to join the team. Penn State and Residence Life is
committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness,
foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad
and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and
institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to
help them thrive. The Residence Life Office is committed to the
development of a safe and inclusive living-learning community that
fosters academic, social, cultural, and personal growth. We strive
to enable residents to develop respect and responsibility for
themselves and their community.
The Assistant Coordinator is responsible to an Assistant
Director for assisting with the supervision and administration of
the Residence Life program serving approximately 1000 students.
This is a live-in position and responsibilities include
supervising, counseling, conflict resolution, program development,
fostering community, promoting an academic connection, facilities
management, and the administration of the University conduct
process. The Assistant Coordinator will serve as part of the
on-call duty rotation and assist in departmental initiatives
including RA recruitment, selection, and training.
Residence Life Responsibilities
- Work with members of the Residence Life team to design,
facilitate and evaluate staff meetings, workshops, and in-service
- Attend and participate in standing Residence Life, Student
Affairs Division, and campus-wide meetings as scheduled.
- Meet regularly with supervisor.
- Provide direction to 6 - 12 Resident Assistants in on-going
community and academic development
- Assume an active and visible role in the on-going developmental
process of individual residents to support their maximum academic
- Interprets and enforces University and residence hall policies
- Mediate conflict between and among students
- Promote community development and pride.
- Assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a
residence education program for the campus
- Assists Resident Assistants in developing and promoting a
positive living environment
- Responsible for various department projects such as monthly
fire drills, weekly emails, and RA Appreciation
- Open and close area(s) at the start and end of each semester
and at breaks, as needed
- Monitor cleanliness of the building(s) and work closely with
Housing and Food Services to address issues as appropriate.
- Participate in the recruitment, selection, training, and
evaluation of student staff.
- Contribute to the professional and personal development of
Residence Life staff.
- Serve as part of the on-call duty rotation.
- Assume other duties as mutually assigned upon by
This is a 20-hour a week position. The position will require
additional hours based on operational needs throughout the year due
to campus-wide events, department operations, and duty
responsibilities. While most hours will be spent in the office,
others will occur during evenings and weekends.
Furnished one bedroom apartment that includes full size kitchen
and bath. Also includes a department-issued laptop and paid laundry
card, as washer/dryer is accessible but not in apartment. A meal
plan, parking pass and a salary ($14,500 annual) paid bi-weekly.
Term of employment is August 2021 through mid-May 2023.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of
1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual
Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and
institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those
concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of
crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for
Employment with the University will require successful
completion of background check(s) in accordance with University
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qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion,
age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin,
disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use
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