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STDT LIFE DEVT SUPV 1(004567), Residential Life Evening Coordinator, International House, 2133 - 2133
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Oct. 16, 2019
Title STDT LIFE DEVT SUPV 1(004567), Residential Life Evening Coordinator, International House, 2133 - 2133
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
    Coordinator
  • Residential Life
 
 

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 30, 2019.

Must submit a cover letter and three (3) professional references at the time of application.
Failure to submit the required documents will result in disqualification.

Departmental Overview

International House is a 501 © 3 non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Since its founding in 1930 with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it has housed more than 95,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 1,100 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together during a typical 12 month cycle. I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Responsibilities

The Residential Evening Life Coordinator reports to the Resident Support Services Manager, and will provide a professional and visible presence during the evening and late night hours as follows: Wednesday – Thursday, 4:00 pm – 12:00 am, Friday and Saturday, 6:00 pm – 2:00 am and Sunday, 4:00 pm – 12:00 am. Acts as a resource and primary point of contact for the Resident Assistants (RA’s); able to work with a variety of student staff, e.g., Events Assistants, Security Monitors, Resident Assistants and Program Assistants. The Residential Life Evening Coordinator is the primary authority figure at I-House during the evening and night hours. As such, he or she

· Is responsible for ensuring that I-House rules and regulations are adhered to;

· Is responsible for ensuring that I-House Community Standards, (i.e. the rules and regulations given to residents) are well-communicated, understood, and adhered to;

· Acts as a mediator in conflict resolution situations related to a variety of issues, such as noise complaints and disruptions, roommate conflicts, floor disputes, crisis intervention and unauthorized gatherings;

· Is responsible for working with the RA’s.

· Serves as Alternate Building Coordinator for I-House. Receives relevant training from campus, attends occasional Building Coordinator meetings on campus, and collaborates with I-House building Coordinator to ensure compliance with campus best practices on building safety and related issue.

The ideal candidate will be:

· A highly motivated and proactive individual suited to a fast-paced, diverse, and dynamic student environment;

· Resourceful and tenacious, with the ability to be responsive to problems as they arise;

· Empathetic and easy to relate to, yet firm in the enforcement of rules and regulations;

· Willing and able to follow through on all manner of student conduct issues.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

· Providing guidance and leadership to student staff, residents and guests regarding policies and procedures, as well as ensuring safety and security in the building for residents and staff. May, at times, conduct violation investigations as needed.

· Act as a point of contact, during the evening hours, with campus emergency personnel.

· Working with the RA’s in the planning and implementation of their various community building activities to provide coaching and support such as: floor coffee hours, organizing meetings, social events, and other residential activities as needed.

· Advising students on non-complex issues regarding student affairs or student life on the Berkeley campus as well as internal residential life issues within International House.

· May assist the Resident Support Services Manager in hiring, training and scheduling of RA’s as needed.

· Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

· A minimum of three (3) years of proven work experience in a student residential and community-oriented program with comprehensive knowledge of the residential life experience.

· Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent experience/training.

· Bachelor’s degree in Education, Sociology or related fields are highly desirable.

· Must be able to work independently.

· Must possess strong verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills.

· Proven skills in conflict mediation and crisis intervention (certification preferred).

· Demonstrated initiative and follow-through in a fast-paced environment.

· Experience in a diverse and multi-ethnic higher educational environment a plus.

· Proficient in at least one language other than English.

Salary & Benefits

$50,100.00 – $76,300.00 annually, depending upon room and board option and relevant experience.

Room and Board in addition to base salary is optional.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.htm…

How to Apply

Must submit a cover letter and three (3) professional references at the time of application.
Failure to submit the required documents will result in disqualification.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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