University of Dayton — Coordinator, Community Engaged Learning and Scholarship

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

This is a full time, exempt, 12 month, live-in position responsible for coordinating all aspects of student development in the apartments and student neighborhoods. The Community Coordinator supervises 8-15 neighborhood fellows, 2-4 graduate assistants and an operations assistant and is responsible for staffing, training, supervision, and evaluation of paraprofessional, graduate, and non-exempt staff. In concert with the University Mission and Housing and Residence Life’s Vision for Residential Learning, the Community Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of a curriculum based educational plan that will assist students in their understanding and commitment to leading and serving their community in the Catholic Marianist tradition. Annual appointment for the Community Coordinator is renewable for up to four years pending successful completion of job expectations and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Minimum two years post Masters Residence Life experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with an increasingly diverse campus community
  • Demonstrated experience supervising paraprofessional staff
  • Demonstrated experience responding to and managing emergency situations as part of an on call crisis/duty rotation
  • Demonstrated experience adjudicating student conduct
  • Demonstrated experience presenting information to a variety of constituents
  • Evidence of strong written skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office word, excel, power point
  • Must be able and willing to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field
  • Three or more years post Masters Residence Life experience
  • Demonstrated experience supervising graduate staff and clerical/administrative staff
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing staff development and training sessions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing online networks and/or software (such as Google, Org Sync, Star Rez)
  • Experience in designing, writing or implementing residential curriculum
  • Experience facilitating an academic mini-course or course
  • Experience working with Residence Hall Associations or National Residence Hall Honorary student groups
  • Evidence of strong analytical skills
  • Evidence of strong problem-solving skills
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of strong verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity with and value for Catholic Higher Education

Proposed closing date: March 13, 2017

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To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.