University of Dayton — Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning


The Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning is an exempt administrator in the Department of Housing and Residence Life who is primarily responsible for the design, implementation and assessment of the department’s four year developmentally appropriate and sequenced residential curriculum for undergraduate students. The Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Leadership and Curriculum Development and will develop, implement and assess the department’s residential curriculum for 6,500 undergraduate students and year-long training for 350 undergraduate, 20 graduate and 29 professional staff. The Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning will coordinate the development of area educational plans, lesson plans and train staff to implement engagement strategies. This position will support the implementation of the recruitment and selection processes for the residence life undergraduate staff. As part of their responsibilities, the Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning will facilitate the curriculum for EDC 402, the class that all newly hired Resident Assistants and Neighborhood Fellows take in their first year of employment, and assist in training course facilitators. In concert with the University Mission Statement, the Coordinator for Co-curricular Learning will maintain a developmental curriculum for students that values, promotes and fosters the development of leadership, civility and faith in the Catholic and Marianist tradition.

Design and facilitate the daily operations of a four year developmentally appropriate curriculum that reflects current scholarship about first year, second year and upper-division students. Work with professional staff to design, facilitate, assess and implement area educational plans that are representative of the department’s Vision for Residential Learning and current scholarship and practice for student learning. Train all staff on the use of Campus Groups (1850) for tracking participation in the AVIATE program.

Manage the review, approval, and advertisement processes of all PATH-eligible engagement opportunities and facilitate the design and implementation of training and all resources to support Housing and Residence Life staff and campus partners in their implementation of PATH-eligible events. Facilitate the tracking, monitoring, approving and auditing of all PATH credit awarded to students for their participation in AVIATE. Develop all marketing, publication and training materials for AVIATE, manage communication through and manage all 1850 group pages and Google Drive folders related to AVIATE and HRL staff resources.

Facilitate the department’s fall, spring and year-long in-service training for undergraduate and graduate Housing and Residence Life staff in relation to AVIATE. Facilitate EDC 402, the course that all newly hired Resident Assistants and Neighborhood Fellows take in their first year of employment and provide ongoing support and training to other EDC facilitators.

Supervise seven undergraduate student AVIATE Co-curricular Educators and, in partnership with the Assistant Director of Campus Engagement in the Center for International Programs, co-supervise one Graduate Assistant for Intercultural Initiatives. This responsibility includes training employees, addressing performance management issues that could result in termination of staff, facilitating staff meetings to address issues that impact the residential curriculum, conducting annual performance appraisals, managing shifts, and addressing questions or concerns raised during PATH-eligible events.

Assist with implementation of the recruitment and selection processes for all 350 undergraduate student staff with residence life professional staff. Collaborate with the department’s leadership to recruit and select live-in residence life graduate and professional staff.

Serve as a University Hearing Officer responsible for adjudication of conduct, including suspension level cases and preparing students for appearances before the University Hearing Board. Support the Residence Life staff in the implementation of the University’s conduct process and in the education of students regarding University policies. Manage cases for the Office of Community Standards and Civility.

Serve on the Housing and Residence Life rotation for after hour crisis response. Liaise as appropriate with parents and families of students who are involved in disciplinary and/or crisis situations.

Serve on division and university-wide committees and task forces as determined by the Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life, the Director of Residence Life or the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Curriculum and Leadership Development.

Assist the Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life, the Director of Residence Life and the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Curriculum and Leadership Development with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Demonstrated experience designing and writing curriculum
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of student development theory and practice
  • Demonstrated experience planning, organizing and implementing staff development and training programs
  • Demonstrated experience designing and assessing student learning outcomes
  • Evidence of strong written skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with an increasingly diverse campus community
  • Demonstrated experience designing marketing and publication materials
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field
  • Two or more years of professional experience working in Residence Life
  • Familiarity with and value for Catholic Higher Education
  • Demonstrated experience cultivating and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders in a university setting
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, synthesizing, and summarizing data
  • Demonstrated experience presenting information both in writing and through presentations to a variety of constituents
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and practices in higher education
  • Demonstrated experience handling multiple projects, setting priorities and meeting deadlines while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Demonstrated experience adjudicating student conduct
  • Demonstrated experience responding to and managing emergency situations as part of an on call crisis/duty rotation
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills
  • Evidence of strong verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of strong problem solving skills
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Google, CampusGroups, StarRez

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. 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.