[swacuho] Coordinator for Residence Education position at the University of Arkansas

  • From: Felisha Harper Perrodin <fperrod@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "swacuho@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <swacuho@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:45:56 +0000

Please share this Coordinator for Residence Education position announcement 
with anyone who may be interested in joining the University Housing team at the 
University of Arkansas.  We will have representatives at TPE in New Orleans.

Thanks so much,
Felisha Perrodin
University of Arkansas

[CRE Announcement template]
About the University of Arkansas:
The University of Arkansas, the state's flagship university, with a student 
population of over 26,000 students, resides on 345 picturesque acres 
overlooking the Ozark Mountains.  For nearly 150 years, it has been the center 
of higher education in the state of Arkansas and recently has moved to the 
center of higher education in the nation.  Through the integration of teaching, 
research and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is 
taking its place among the nation's great comprehensive colleges and 
universities.  Fayetteville is located in the northwest corner of the state 
with a metropolitan area population of 500,000 residents.  The city and area 
have been featured in numerous publications as a very desirable and economical 
place to live and most recently was listed by Money magazine as one of the "100 
Best Places to Live".

University Housing:
University Housing is a department within the Division of Student Affairs.  
University Housing is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, convenient, 
and reasonably-priced living and learning environment that promotes student 
success.  Our department employs over 160 full-time staff members and 
approximately 250 student staff members.

The Coordinator for Residence Education (HEI Program Coordinator) Position:
The Coordinator for Residence Education (CRE) is a 12-month, live-in position 
responsible for overseeing all functions within a residential community varying 
in size of approximately 200-600 students. Programmatic focus and building 
structure (suites versus traditional) vary by area.

Primary responsibilities include supervising Resident Assistants, advising Hall 
Senate, supporting academic initiatives in the assigned area, serving as a 
campus conduct officer, participating in the emergency response rotation, and 
serving on various departmental/divisional committees.  Opportunities for 
collateral assignments in the employees' area of interest are supported.

University Housing offers $1000 professional development funds; a furnished 
apartment with cable, laundry, internet, and landline telephone service; 
departmental smartphone; a meal plan when dining services are in operation; and 
a pet policy to include a dog or cat.

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in 
sociology, public administration, or related field; plus two years of 
experience in program administration or related area.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, 
Counseling or directly related field of study; experience with community 
living, and leadership development. Knowledge of how to plan and organize 
events for students. Strong oral and written communication skills as well as 
strong organizational and administrative skills are preferred.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background, sex offender 
registry check, and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending 
adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a 
relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information 
will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state 
and federal law.

This position requires a cell phone for communication and completion of job 
responsibilities.  The cell phone number will be shared with departmental and 
campus partners.  If the staff member chooses to use their personal cell phone, 
it is understood that the cell phone number provided will be shared with 
departmental and campus partners as need for work-related communications.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action 
institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, 
gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or 
parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic 
information or sexual orientation. Persons must have proof of legal authority 
to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant 
information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of 
Information Act.

For more information: http://housing.uark.edu/cre
To apply: http://jobs.uark.edu<http://jobs.uark.edu/> (Classified State Title:  
HEI Program Coordinator)
Contact:  Felisha Perrodin, fperrod@xxxxxxxx<mailto:fperrod@xxxxxxxx>, 

Felisha Perrodin
Assistant Director for Residence Education
University Housing
University of Arkansas
960 W. Douglas St.
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-3951
E-mail:  fperrod@xxxxxxxx<mailto:fperrod@xxxxxxxx>

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