Residential Coordinator - Upperclassmen Communities
Welcome to the official site for employment opportunities at MICA. At MICA, we value diversity and empower our employees to use their talent in a variety of ways. We are pleased that you are interested in career opportunities offered at MICA.Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) announces an opening for the position of Residential Coordinator. This opening is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. MICA's residential program consists of approximately 1,000 beds distributed across multiple buildings and configured in apartment-style communities. This position requires an interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, paraprofessional staff, and student residents in a collaborative effort to promote student growth, personal development, and academic success.Residential Coordinators report to the Assistant Director of Residential Communities.The Residential Coordinator encourages the residential co-curricular education of students by supervising regularly scheduled structured programs and activities designed to enhance the residential experience. This position is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of individual students in cooperation with Student Affairs staff and facultyInstitutional Description: MICA enrolls approximately 1800 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries. MICA is a leader in the education of artists and designers that fosters a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study. MICA is also recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs, including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually.More information about the MICA Office of Residence Life can be found at www.mica.edu/reslife.Responsibilities:Develop a thriving residential community by managing the daily functions of 2 apartment style residence halls and 4-5 townhomes, housing approximately 500 studentsDirectly supervise approximately 13 Residential Advisors (RA) and 1 studio managerIdentify and respond to the needs of students in cooperation with the Residence Life team, other Student Affairs and College staff, and MICA facultyDevelop effective advising and mentoring relationships with upperclassmen communities, graduate students, and specifically sophomore residents regarding academic success, social networking, identity, and physical and emotional health; refer students to additional services as neededImplement an intentional and holistic programming model to provide educational, social, cultural, professional, and personal growth opportunities for students; manage the related planning and budget for eventsServe as a conduct officer by upholding and interpreting the rights and responsibilities of students through consistent and fair enforcementSupport special interest communities that are designed to augment the educational experience of residentsPromote student interest and involvement in on-campus programs, student organizations, leadership development, and community outreach effortsCreate and implement leadership workshops, professional development, and training for student staff, typically immediately prior to fall and spring semesters and throughout the yearAt the direction of the Assistant Director for Central Operations assist in the opening and closing of residence halls, key distribution, room changes, and other administrative processesCollaborate with the Residence Life team to coordinate the selection and ongoing evaluation of RAs, and coordinate celebration and recognition end-of-year eventsParticipate in the professional on-call after hours emergency response rotationAssist with housing selection, winter and summer housing & conferences, departmental programming initiatives, assessment, planning and execution and other related major office functionsServe on various on-campus divisional and departmental committees such as: assessment committee, student leadership recognition committee, retention committees, and the student selection committeeSupport major campus programs such as Orientation, Family Weekend, and student leadership initiativesAssist with the organization and support of students in Isolation and Quarantine HousingPerform other related duties as assignedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Proficient with Excel, Word, Google Suite, PublisherMinimum qualifications:Bachelor's degreePreferred Qualifications:Master's degree in a Student Personnel or related fieldAppreciation for the visual artsPeopleSoft and Maxient experienceReporting to this position:Student employees and graduate assistantsConditions of Employment:Satisfactory Background CheckMust reside in on-campus housingUnusual circumstances related to position:May work evenings and/or weekendsPhysical demands and work environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position).Work environment:While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.Required training:Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, US mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.