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HALL COORDINATOR
(Head Resident III)

For application and posting information go to the Professional Selection - Application Process page

Position summary:
The Head Resident III (Hall Coordinator, hereafter 'HC') is responsible for providing a comprehensive academic program of leadership and management for a residence hall or a residence hall area housing 400 to 700 students. HCs are assigned unit and department tasks, projects and focus areas that may include direct responsibility for area work groups, committees, and ad-hoc work groups. The HC holds a 12-month position. The HC supervises resident assistants (RAs) and hourly student employees during both the academic year and summer. The HC is responsible for all residence hall operations, including but not limited to preparation of reports, checkin/checkout/room change, budgeting, program assessment activities, and other student development and administrative functions utilizing effective planning and communication skills. HCs is required to live in a residence hall 1-2 bedroom furnished apartment?which is non negotiable and provide leadership for a residential area, in coordination with maintenance, custodial, dining, and administrative staff. The HC, with oversight, advises student organizations in the management of budgets ranging from $2500 to 30,000.

Decision-making: The HC functions with a minimum of direct supervision, while consulting as necessary with senior members of the Division of Housing and Food Service (hereafter 'DHFS') staff and management team. The HC, in collaboration with other DHFS staff, makes decisions on staff hiring, orientation, training, evaluation and discipline. The HC makes these decisions to ensure that residents are provided with a positive living-learning environment that embraces an inclusive, nurturing community where students and staff build dreams and achieve goals. The HC has discretion on the use of allocated funds in furthering academic success and other goals of the residential community.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Each HC supervises 9 - 14 Resident Assistants, with several HCs additionally supervising full time employees and/or Clerical Assistants.

Duties:
Leadership and Supervision: Responsible for providing overall leadership to the residential community. Directly supervises 9-14 Resident Assistants, hourly Clerical Assistants and/or full-time Administrative Assistant during the academic year and summer staff during the summer months. Ensures that the principles and functions of staff members are well understood, aligned, and integrated with DHFS and The University of Texas at Austin mission, in service of residential students.

Facility Management and Coordination: Responsible for coordinating with Building Services and Facilities colleagues in maintenance and improvement of the physical facilities, residential services, and training. Monitors, reports on, and follows up on maintenance requests, fire and other safety initiatives and communications for assigned hall(s). HC is expected to provide leadership and direction for a residential area with assistance to maintenance, custodial, dining, and administrative staff.

Student Academic Success: Charged to create compelling living learning environments in the residence hall(s) by providing necessary space, time, and resources. HC supports and assists DHFS colleagues and the University Residence Hall Association in the development and delivery of purposeful and focused DHFS programs and activities to residents. Assesses and reports on the results of these efforts as directed by the DHFS management team.

Student Rights and Responsibilities: HC provides leadership and direction for development of interpersonal relationships with and among students in residential communities to ensure a safe, secure, healthy living and learning environment. HC serves as leader of the assigned area in the DHFS judicial system and is responsible for holding judicial conferences for policy infractions, violations of conduct code, and other behavioral concerns; works with hall staff and DHFS management to prevent and respond to incidents of policy violations. HC maintains resident student disciplinary records and departmental conduct database for residential incidents.

Finances: Responsible for projecting, authorizing, and reporting on expenditures from an annual student organization budget of approx. $2500-$30,000.

Professional Development: Develops professional and student staff hiring, orientation, training, and personal/professional growth opportunities and is expected to take advantage of opportunities to participate in DFHS, campus-wide, regional and national initiatives, projects, conferences and committees. All HCs are required to fulfill a minimum of 12 hours of diversity education and enrichment per calendar year.

Advising: Has consistent, direct contact with students throughout the residence hall(s), by serving as primary advisor to a registered DHFS student organization and consults with students and student leaders in matters of assessment, advising, customer service, and the overall living-learning environment.

Other Responsibilities: Performs other duties including, but not limited to: Chairing and/or serving on various DHFS committees; completing collateral and/or administrative assignments; providing leadership and direction for special tasks, and other duties as needed or as assigned.

Summer Responsibilities: Manages one or more of the following projects: assists with the planning and execution of summer conference responsibilities, manages and supervises summer housing program, or assigned to work on Summer Logistics group to prepare for the opening of the residence halls and other related events (i.e. Leadership Week, Centralized Check In); prepares and facilitates Resident Assistant and Clerical Assistants, trains and supervises all summer student employees; coordinates with DHFS Assistant Director for Conferences on employee, facility, and resource scheduling and utilization throughout the conference season; and completes other department and unit tasks and projects as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree strongly preferred. Experience in university residence hall management and supervision of Resident Assistants. Relevant educational experience. Work experience in an educational environment. Strong supervisory and administrative skills. Experience working with diverse student populations, commitment to fostering student involvement and development, providing academic success opportunities for students living in residence halls. Experience in diversity programming, counseling, and conflict resolution across cultures as well as the ability to work collaboratively with members of a diverse community. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree. Previous experience in a supervisory capacity, an administrative position, or teaching. Experience working with college students. Preference will be given to candidate with a master?s degree and with previous residence life experience.

THIS IS A SECURITY SENSITIVE POSITION:

In an effort to maintain a safe environment, the University shall conduct criminal background checks on applicants hired as well as their spouse and/or legal dependants over the age of 17 for positions designated security sensitive.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Range is $2416-$2558/month for a full-time, twelve (12) month appointment. A furnished apartment including washer/dryer, is provided for this required live-in position. UT Austin has a pet-policy and offers a declining balance meal plan when dining rooms are in operation. Work hours total a 40-hr work-week and include the usual office hours between 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m, but may vary to include after hours, evening, weekend and holiday hours. Excellent fringe benefits, including competitive plans covering health, dental, and life insurance. Hall Coordinators earn vacation and sick leave as well as comp time and participate in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

FLSA Status: Exempt
STARTING DATE: August 1 (negotiable based on staffing needs).

CONTACT INFO:
Hemlata Jhaveri
Associate Director of Residence Life
Division of Housing and Food Service
P. O. Box 7666
Austin, TX 78713-7666

Phone: (512) 232-2898
Fax: (512) 471-9101
hjhaveri austin.utexas.edu

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GRADUATE HALL COORDINATOR
(Head Resident II)

For application and posting information go to the Professional Selection - Application Process page

PURPOSE: To coordinate the administration and student development functions of a small to mid-size residence hall.

FUNCTIONS: Participates in and supervises development activities in a residence hall unit. Develops positive relationships with students living in residence halls. Provides services as counselor in directing residents to appropriate sources for both academic and personal assistance. Assists in selection of Resident Assistants, assigns, schedules, and reviews their work. Handles routine student conduct cases and advises student groups within the residence hall. Encourages creative programming for a diverse residence hall audience. Supervises operation of hall office and prepares reports of hall activities and ongoing programs. Performs on-call responsibilities for area. Serves on Division committees. Performs related duties as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree strongly preferred. Supervisory experience in a residence hall environment. Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated leadership in a residence hall environment. Experience in diversity programming, counseling and conflict resolution across cultures as well as an ability to work collaboratively with members of a diverse community. Excellent interpersonal skills. Professional demeanor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 60 Undergraduate Semester Hours. Experience in a supervisory capacity, teaching, and student development activities in a residence hall or a university residence hall student personnel position. Experience with college student organizations. Experience advising college students. Experience working with young adults. Experience in a university residence supervisory position. Experience in a residence hall. Experience handling student problems. Registered UT Austin student throughout employment. This is a security sensitive position. A conviction verification will be conducted on the applicant selected.

THIS IS A SECURITY SENSITIVE POSITION:

In an effort to maintain a safe environment, the University shall conduct criminal background checks on applicants hired and their spouses for positions designated security sensitive.

SALARY:

Range is $1,445/month for a 30 hour per week, ten (10) month appointment (8/1 - 5/31) with the possibility of continuation.

BENEFITS:

A furnished apartment is provided for this required live-in position. Declining balance meal plan provided when dining rooms are in operation. Work hours are flexible with varying on-call, evening, weekend and holiday work. Excellent benefits are provided which include competitive plans covering health, dental and life insurance. The Assistant Hall Coordinators earn paid vacation and sick leave time and participate in the Texas Teacher Retirement System Program.
UT Austin also offers relocation assistance.

CONTACT INFO:
Hemlata Jhaveri
Associate Director of Residence Life
Division of Housing and Food Service
P. O. Box 7666
Austin, TX 78713-7666

Phone: (512) 232-2898
Fax: (512) 471-9101
hjhaveri austin.utexas.edu

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Faculty/Staff Characteristics 05-06

Students Characteristics 05-06

Information about Us



Positions

- No Current Openings

AREA MANAGER
(Housing Coordinator II)

For application and posting information go to the Professional Selection - Application Process page

PURPOSE: To oversee the operation of a large residence hall area, housing 3200 students, to meet the needs of diverse students and staff. Provide support and complete projects for the Associate Director of Residence Life.

FUNCTIONS: Select, train, and evaluate residence life staff. Direct reports include 5 full-time Hall Coordinators and a full-time Administrative Assistant. Area includes 64 Resident Assistants, two 24 hour desks and a Mail & Service Center. Coordinate student development activities through support and administration of the student development program. Respond twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to crisis calls. Administer the Business and Administrative functions of the residence hall area including the development and maintenance of a large operational budget. Serve as a liaison to other Division areas and areas outside the Division. Develop working relationaships with other departments on campus. Design and implement programs to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Work with a large student athlete population. Strive to enhance personal and area staff professional development. Perform other tasks as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a student development field. Three years or more of experience working in a residence hall with at least two years of post-Master's experience. Experience training university residence hall staff. Experience working with university student government groups. Experience supervising graduate or professional staff. Experience in summer conference operations. Demonstrated good written and oral communication skills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree. Two years full-time experience in university residence management and supervision of student development personnel. Experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience in an administration position. Experience working with young adults. Experience handling student issues. Experience working with diverse groups of students and staff while fostering an environment where diversity is valued. Experience with judicial and crisis case management. This is a security sensitive position. A conviction verification will be conducted on the applicant selected.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Annual salary is $45,000 or more, depending upon qualifications, for a full-time appointment. This is a live-off position. Work hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm, but vary to include after-hours meetings, weekends, or on-call tasks. Excellent fringe benefits, including competitive plans covering health, dental, and life insurance. Area Coordinators earn vacation and sick leave and participate in the Teacher Retirement System Program. UT Austin also offers relocation assistance.

CONTACT INFO:
Hemlata Jhaveri
Associate Director of Residence Life
Division of Housing and Food Service
P. O. Box 7666
Austin, TX 78713-7666

Phone: (512) 232-2898
Fax: (512) 471-9101
hjhaveri austin.utexas.edu






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