Grove City College
Category: Other Ministry & Christian
Time Type: Full Time
Affirm the mission, goals, and Christian heritage of Grove City College through both personal and professional behavior.
Affirm the centrality and applicability of his Christian faith through personal behavior and expression of values and ideals which are reflections of that faith.
Demonstrate support for the philosophy of the Grove City College Student Life & Learning office, the programs of Residence Life, and the Grove City College regulations and ordinances directing community behavior and personal lifestyle.
Maintain a daily visible presence in assigned residence hall.
Intentionally interact with and serve your residents through rounds, hosting them in your apartment, attending their events, knowing their names, etc.
Engage fully as a member of the Residence Life and Student Life & Learning teams.
Become involved in the Student Life & Learning program, Grove City College, and the local Christian community by advising student groups, attending chapel programs, and participating in campus activities and community events when possible.
Value and infuse collaboration as a necessary component for effective and meaningful work, leadership and service.
Pursue continuing education and knowledge of current trends in student development.
Select, train, supervise, and encourage Resident Assistant (RA) staff.
Conduct weekly staff meetings to disseminate information, provide training experiences, foster personal and professional growth, and develop a sense of team cohesion and vision.
Hold biweekly one-on-one meetings with RAs to develop both personal and professional growth.
Maintain regular contact and open communication with each RA.
Create and facilitate ongoing RA staff development opportunities.
Coordinate RA "on duty" schedule.
Assist RA staff with regular programming intended to address general developmental needs and the specific needs of those living in assigned residence hall.
Facilitate RA leadership development opportunities.
Provide guidance, support, and information needed for RAs to fulfill their responsibilities in a timely manner.
Review each RA's progress toward goals; provide support, guidance, and redefinition of those goals.
Select, train, and supervise student desk staff in the following areas
Coordinate and schedule use of common spaces and building supplies.
Train desk staff in appropriate College policies and emergency response protocols.
Assign other desk staff responsibilities as needed.
Counsel students when appropriate; refer students to other College personnel as needed.
Communicate and employ Residence Life policies, procedures, and emergency protocol.
Appropriately confront and report students who are living unhealthy lifestyles and/or violating community standards.
Keep the VP, Assistant Dean, and Director of Residence Life apprised of current and/or potential problems involving residents, parents, guests, etc.
Oversee adjudication of disciplinary cases involving students as assigned by VP, Assistant Dean, or Director of Residence Life.
Assess fines for hall damages and policy violations when necessary.
Serve as the emergency contact person for your building.
Oversee student check-in, check-out, and room inspections.
Serve as the primary contact for maintenance and housekeeping requests. Partner with Operations to maintain a comfortable and hazard-free living environment in assigned hall.
Coordinate with appropriate campus offices to secure the safety and well-being of all residents and guests.
Conduct fire drills once per semester in conjunction with the Campus Safety Department.
Manage building programming and staff development budgets.
Attend weekly Residence Life staff meetings.
Serve as the Residence Director on-call for all of campus as scheduled.
Serve on Residence Life and/or Student Life committees as assigned by the VP and/or Director of Residence Life.
Carry out additional duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life or Assistant Director of Residence Life.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. A Master's degree or graduate education in a related field is preferred.
One to two years' experience working in residence life or related experience preferred.
Please send a resume, names and contact information of three references and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College's unique mission to employment@gcc