Learning Community Coordinator - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Learning Community Coordinator has oversight of the nine Learning Communities at Saint Louis University. In total the Learning Communities encompass 909 first-year students, 144 sophomore students, and engage junior and senior undergraduate students as alumni of the program. The Learning Community Coordinator directly supervises a graduate assistant, supervises 3 lead peer mentor student leaders, 21 peer mentor student leaders, and advises a learning community advisory board of 36 student leaders. The Learning Community Coordinator works with the daily aspects of all nine communities, develops all marketing and recruitment materials for the program, serves as a liaison for academic departments, coordinates all service-learning opportunities for over 1,000 students, and oversees the study abroad immersion experiences for the program. Serving in the on-call rotation and in turn living on-campus is an optional position responsibility.

The Saint Louis University Department of Housing and Residence Life is committed to the total development of the student within an inclusive community through community standards, community experiences, intentional conversations, reflection, and group dialogues. The Department of Housing and Residence Life program is built on a student learning philosophy that values social justice, community, spiritual and personal growth, and academic success.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Coursework related to developing learning outcomes, assessment, building academic partnerships, and student leadership development
Experience building collaborative relationships and partnerships with faculty, administrators, staff, students, parents, and families
Experience with student development theory, theory to practice, community engagement programs, and knowledge regarding students’ individual and collective developmental needs
Ability to understand and implement summative and formative assessment strategies related to departmental learning outcomes and curriculum
Knowledge of the Catholic, Jesuit identity and its affordances in addressing intercultural competency and social justice education

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Counseling Education, Social Work, Higher Education Administration, or related field; supplemented with one to three (1-3) years of related experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Supervises one graduate assistant and student leaders in the program including three lead peer mentors, 21 peer mentors, and 36 advisory board leaders.

Develops co-curricular, service, and community development experiences for nine learning communities, which include faculty involvement, external campus partners, logistical arrangement, student management, and assessment.

Develops marketing strategies and materials; attends recruitment events; facilitates recruitment calls; reviews student applications; oversees student acceptance to program; enrolls students in housing; performs administrative duties that include parent and student communication, assessment, reports, and training development for student and professional staff.

Serves as a liaison for academic departments, individual faculty, and academic support staff to coordinate study groups, course instruction, and study abroad immersion experiences.

Supports divisional and institutional involvement and collaborations (serves as a liaison to departmental, divisional, and institutional committees and workgroups and supports campus partners in efforts to build inclusive and supportive environment).

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Housing & Residence Life Admin.
  • Learning Community Coordinator
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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