Multiple positions available.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with academic and University partners to create and sustain residential communities that foster student learning, development, and academic success. Develop and implement intentional learning experiences through facilitation of a Residential Curriculum. Participate in the overall planning and management of a residence hall program to support student learning, development, and success.
- Collaborate with the Residential Learning Team in developing inclusive residential learning communities. This position must demonstrate an effort to understand their individual and collective role in creating inclusive environments and ensuring a framework of equity and justice is embedded in their day-to-day work. Promote equity through the (1) identification and removal of barriers; (2) facilitation of learning, (3) cultivation of community, and (4) empowerment of people.
- The Residential Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of a housing neighborhood housing 1800+ residential students. This includes supervision of 2-4 full-time bachelors and master’s level professionals, 2-5 graduate students, and 40+ undergraduate student staff.
- Support living-learning communities by encouraging participation, reinforcing partnerships, and assisting in the implementation of programs. Design and implement student success strategies and initiatives for student success. Advise neighborhood councils.
- Work with team to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure healthy and safe environment for employees and students. Build and maintain an atmosphere to promote self-discipline and respect for others through upholding and enforcing university policies. Respond to emergency crisis situations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure the safety and well-being of residents. Serve on an after-hour on-call duty rotation which includes some weekends and holidays.
- Cultivate positive working relationships with students, parents, department and university staff, faculty, and campus partners. Establish positive relationships with other departments within Student Affairs and the university; assume a leadership position within the department through committee work, activities, liaison work with other departments, and professional and staff training and professional development activities.
- Oversee special projects and collateral assignments as needed. This includes a 20% ancillary assignment in a functional area within the department (for example: training, summer operations, fiscal operations, housing IT, Housing business operations or occupancy management, short-term stay, or other functional areas). This will likely include specific summer projects such as policy review, updating manuals, planning and implementation of student, graduate, and professional recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and training, summer camps and conferences, and orientation activities.
- Successfully manage a variety of administrative tasks including hall occupancy management, student staff scheduling, facilitating meetings, mail and package processes and management, student conduct, reporting and responding to title IX, bias, conduct, and students of concern reports.
- Other related duties as assigned.
At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.