• Residence Life Coordinator

    Grand Valley State University
    Job Description
    Residence Life Coordinator

    The Residence Life Coordinator is a student affairs educator, with a commitment to student development, learning, intercultural competency, academic success, and restorative practices. The Coordinator’s responsibilities and focus center on leadership, administration, and management of intervention efforts for Grand Valley State University’s residential student.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in Student Affairs Administration or a related field.
    • 2+ years post-graduate work experience in housing and residence life, student conduct, academic advising, counseling, student life, or related areas including direct adjudicating and managing student conduct cases.
    • Supervision and/or leadership of undergraduate student staff.
    • Experience with the creation, facilitation and/or oversight of administrative processes.
    • Experience with the creation and facilitation of training content, manuals, and/or presentations.
    • Efficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Documents or similar technology.
    • Proven experience in compliance with state and federal requirements, including but not limited to Clery, Title IX, and VAWA.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 4+ years post-graduate work experience in housing and residence life, student life, or related areas.
    • Knowledge of restorative practices.
    • Experience with reporting, planning and assessment of student conduct.
    • Experience with Advocate or other student conduct management systems.
    • Knowledge of ethical and legal parameters in higher education, especially as they pertain to student conduct.
    • Ability to establish core values of the department within student conduct that align with the larger University-wide conduct processes.
    • Knowledge of and on-going engagement with local, state, and national trends in restorative practices and student conduct.
    • Supervision and/or leadership of graduate staff.
    • Supervision and/or leadership of professional staff.
    • Direct management of residential communities.
    The mission of Housing & Residence Life at Grand Valley State University is to provide resources and opportunities for student learning and success by collaborating to build inclusive residential communities and experiences. We strive to provide excellent opportunities for engagement and development in safe and inclusive communities through operational services, sustainable practices, and co-curricular learning and living environments grounded in best practices. The Office of Housing and Residence Life values the education, success, and experiences of students and staff, through the following:
    • Student Development and Support: Support the development of student resiliency through problem solving, conflict resolution, personal responsibility and advocacy, critical thinking and wellness.
    • Liberal Education: Engage in learning through creative and critical thinking, self-awareness and active citizenship.
    • Diversity and Inclusion: Provide inclusive and supportive environments where diverse voices and experiences are welcomed, celebrated and personal growth is encouraged.
    • Sustainability: Triple bottom line sustainability which includes economic, environmental, and social equity.
    Salary: Competitive annual salary and full university benefits.
    Department/Division: Division of Student Affairs
    How to Apply: Apply on line at https://www.gvsu.edu/gvsujobs. Please include cover letter and resume. For assistance,
    contact Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
    Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time
    at the discretion of the University.



    Allendale, Michigan 49401
    For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

    Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for racial and ethnic minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. University policy extends protections to additional identities.

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