Colleges of the Fenway Graduate Assistant / Professional on Call - Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts

A dynamic Catholic college in the heart of Boston, Emmanuel educates and inspires more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, participation in a vibrant campus community, and countless internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond. Emmanuel's more than 50 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's commitment to educate the whole person and provide an ethical and relevant 21st-century education.

Reporting to the Director of Residence Life and Housing, the Graduate Assistant/Professional on Call is responsible for assisting the programmatic and operational needs of the Residence Life and Housing Office. Duties include participation in the after hours duty rotation and supporting departmental initiatives and programmatic efforts. Specifically this Graduate Assistant will work on various initiatives and training within the Office of Residence Life and Housing and work with the Dean of Students and Assistant Dean to provide support for the judicial process.

This is a ten month, part-time (15 hours/week), live-in position. The option for summer work is possible. The compensation for this position is a furnished apartment, a partial meal plan, local telephone service, voice mail, cable television and Internet access.

1.Supports central initiatives for the Office of Residence Life and Housing.

  • Assist with professional staff in developing diversity initiatives and training for Resident Assistants and residential student body. (10 hours)

  • Assist Dean of Students in providing support for the judicial process. (5 hours)

2.Provides leadership and support to the residence hall community.

  • Assist in the development of an environment that supports and promotes opportunities for individual growth, respect for persons and property, and a sense of community living and shared responsibility.

  • Regularly interact with students through formal and informal contacts (i.e., office hours, attendance at campus activities and floor programs) with the goal of understanding the campus and residence hall communities and learning the names, strengths and concerns of resident students.

  • Acts in an advising capacity and refers students to appropriate campus offices, services and resources.

  • Assists in coordination of programming efforts in the residence hall in accordance with established procedures.

3.Serves in "on-call" capacity with a professional on call staff.

  • Responds to student and facility incidents and/or emergencies.

  • Reports to incident scenes in timely manner to inspect, assesses, supervise and/or act in response to incidents and/or emergencies in accordance with established polices.

  • Supervises, observes and inspects extensive areas in all residence halls while "on duty".

  • Support the Resident Assistant staff in their role after hours.

4.Provides administrative management and support to departmental systems and tasks.

  • Attends and participates in Residence Life and Housing weekly staff meetings.

  • Participate in the On Call staff meetings; usually once a month plus training sessions throughout the year.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life and Housing.

5.Provides leadership in monitoring and promoting safety, security and care of the college facilities and property.

6.Will work in conjunction with the Assistant Directors/Residence Directors in the administration and leadership of students on campus:

  • Front Desk

  • Judicial System

  • Programming

  • RA Leadership and Recognition

  • RA Selection

  • Room Selection

  • Website

A Bachelor's degree is required. Past Residence Life and Housing experience is strongly preferred. A candidate should be a graduate student at a regional accredited college or university in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling or other related field. Candidates must possess and exhibit positive role modeling behavior as it relates to academic performance, social interaction, and policy enforcement as outlined in the Emmanuel College Student Handbook.

Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

After submitting your resume with this application form, you will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where you will be able to upload your cover letter and list of references.

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Date Posted: 4/14/2017