Residence Hall Coordinator, Soka University of America

Position Name, Institution
Residence Hall Coordinator, Soka University of America

Institutional Contact
jobs@soka.edu

Salary Range
Commensurate to experience

Essential Duties
Necessary duties include but are not limited to:

Manage the effective general administrative operation of up to two
residence halls of approximately 110 residents
Oversee the day-to-day operation of the hall office including nights
and weekends
Develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate all activities related to
the educational programming and developmental elements
Serve as the primary Residential Life hearing officer for incidents
relating to Residential Life Policies violations. Conduct
investigations, adjudicate cases, assign developmental sanctions as
appropriate, maintain records of all Residential Life disciplinary
cases, and liaise with Student Conduct and Resolution Office when
necessary
Provide primary leadership, support and supervision, ongoing training
and evaluation of performance of paraprofessional staff in assigned
area
Respond to emergencies and crisis situations as needed; serve in a
weekly on-call rotation.
Resolve and respond to needs, questions, and concerns in an effective
and timely manner and foster positive relations with students, staff,
faculty, parents and others

Qualifications & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel, student
affairs/higher education, counseling, or closely related field;
Master’s degree preferred
Commitment to mutual respect, service orientation, multiculturalism
and diversity, community service and institutional excellence
High proficiency in personal computer systems utilizing databases,
word processing, graphics, spreadsheets, to include MS Word, MS Excel,
MS Outlook and other Microsoft application
Minimum of two years of housing experience or three years recent
professional experience in a student services area or related field
General knowledge of student development theories, housing management,
needs assessment, programming, conflict resolution, group dynamics,
current issues and trends in higher education; multicultural issues
and relevant legal issues
Experience in supervising and training, leadership development and
advising student groups
Proven experience in providing counseling, referrals, and crisis
management
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead various projects independently
and also work effectively as part of a team
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational, time management and leadership skills

Institution/Department Description
Soka University of America (SUA) is seeking a full time Residence Hall
Coordinator. The Residence Hall Coordinator supports a comprehensive
residence hall program that meets the goals of the Office of
Residential Life and Soka University of America. This position reports
to the Director of Student Activities and Residential Life.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Soka
University of America offers a competitive benefits package. Also
included for this position is a furnished 2-bedroom apartment and a
full meal plan (while school is in session). The position begins on
June 11, 2018.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.

Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background
check.

To apply send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional
references to:

Human Resources
Re: Residence Hall Coordinator
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
E-mail: jobs@soka.edu
Fax: (949) 480-4164

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.

Close Date
06/01/2018

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