Coordinator for Residential Experience
The University of Maryland is comprised of 12 colleges and schools providing academic programs for more than 40,000 students. Located just a few miles from the nation’s capital, the campus offers a rich diversity of academic, cultural and social opportunities.
The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life is one of 14 departments in the Division of Student Affairs that provides advising, consultation, and assistance to recognized fraternities and sororities for the primary purpose of enhancing the educational growth of their leaders, members and associates. DFSL serves as the liaison between Maryland’s ~60 fraternity and sorority chapters and the University administration and serves as manager of 21 University-owned fraternity or sorority chapter residences.
Responsibilities: The primary role of the Coordinator for Residential Experience is the supervision of six to ten graduate Resident Directors (RDs) and the related programming and advising functional areas each RD oversees (e.g, Academics, Chapter Expectations, Greek Awards, DFSL Communications, Assessment, and Staff Training). Additionally, the Coordinator oversees the recruitment, selection and training of all RDs, as well as other duties related to the support of the Department’s housing program. The Coordinator serves as a live-in Resident Director in a fraternity house, managing the facility and providing advising support to the residents. Responsible for overseeing the annual review of housing contracts. Evaluates house corporation board and house director involvement and performance. Assists the Senior Housing Coordinator in managing and staffing the Department’s summer conferencing activity in the 21 University-owned chapter houses. Coordinates duty assignments and schedules for full-time staff and RDs. Participates in the rotating duty phone coverage for the department. Supports the Assistant Director for Business Services with human resource services (recruitment, searches, inboarding/outboarding) for all Resident Directors. This is a live-on required position with some evening and weekend work required. Successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
Qualifications: Master’s degree required. Minimum of two years of full-time professional experience or equivalent in student affairs work in a University setting is required. Housing experience and familiarity with fraternity and sorority life preferred. Experience with large, diverse, public institution preferred. Position is a twelve-month exempt staff level and will be co-supervised by the Assistant Director for Advising and Programming and the Associate Director for Facilities and Operations.
Salary: Low- to mid-$40,000s, depending on qualifications and experience. Room and Board provided. Excellent benefits including tuition remission, health insurance, retirement programs, annual and sick leave. This is a twelve-month position.
Application: Apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/69278. Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. For best consideration, please apply by May 13th, 2019. Applications should clearly define the candidate's experience in fraternity and sorority life and/or student life.
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.