WorkSource Oregon Area Director in PORTLAND, Oregon
The Area Directors at Lewis & Clark College lead and facilitate the staff, program development, and facility management of a College residential area. Area Directors are responsible to provide a safe living environment and maximize the living/learning experience for residential students, and will actively collaborate with and support Student Life departments. & #8203;Application review begins March 2021. There are 3 open positions for this recruitment. What You'll Do Residential Student Outreach (25%) Cultivate positive relationships with residential students. Develop a strong knowledge base of the community and its needs. Provide support to struggling students including interpersonal conflict mediation and informal counseling. Communicate with appropriate parties to coordinate student support efforts. Staff Supervision & Training (25%) Supervise daily activities and evaluate the performance of student paraprofessional staff. Mentor and develop student staff members with an emphasis on leadership growth. Assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive training program for all student staff including August training, regular in-service, January training, and spring orientation/training. Administration of Processes (20%) Administer housing process for assigned residential area. Assume responsibility for roommate placement, in-hall room changes, room reassignments, opening and closing procedures and occupancy reports for assigned residential area. Adjudicate student conduct cases and generate educational sanctions. Maintain prompt communication and accurate record keeping throughout the conduct process, primarily through the use of the Maxient database. Facilitate the administration of protocols and processes to address the needs of students of concern and to connect them with appropriate resources and support systems. Other duties as assigned by Director of Campus Living LLC Outcome Assessment (15%) Develop learning outcomes and employ pedagogical strategies reflective of a residential learning community. Monitor program delivery that supports departmental objectives. Develop and assess learning outcomes for applicable living-learning communities, working closely with appropriate faculty, staff, and students to ensure its success. Emergency Response (15%) Participate in weekly on-call rotation for campus emergencies. Respond to emergency situations including after hours facilities issues, student medical/psychological emergencies, campus-wide issues such as fire and power, policy violations, and situations which require police presence. Manage crisis situations in accordance with Lewis & Clark policy.