Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Residential Life Schedule 8:30 AM-5 PM Responsibilities General Purpose: Coordinator for Off Campus Housing Programs is a key member of the Residential Life staff with responsibilities in three general areas including: providing community development initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students living off-campus; managing the Community Living Program and housing database (Off Campus Connection); and working with students and community members to develop connections between students, the community and the University. The Coordinator works with the College, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Medical School, Eastman Dental and the Eastman School of Music. Typical Duties: Community Living Program Manage the Community Living Program. Maintain the off-campus listing service and build relationships with landlords, property management companies and neighborhood associates. Provide assistance to graduate and undergraduate students who are seeking off-campus accommodations, including information on legal issues, tenant rights and responsibilities, transportation, and services for commuting students. Act as the University liaison to neighborhood associations. Serve as the liaison to local police agencies. Mediate minor tenant and landlord disagreements and refer more serious disagreements to dispute settlement centers. Day to day management of the Off Campus Housing Listing Database (Off Campus Connections). Assessment of off-campus student needs and community concerns. Develop an accurate database of off-campus student housing locations. Develop active, ongoing campaign to encourage junior and senior students to consider off campus housing option. Ongoing work with transportation services to develop bus routes, serve on the Transportation Committee. Stay abreast of any new laws affecting rental properties and tenant/landlord rights. Work with the Housing Council. Attend a landlord course to better understand rules governing rental properties. Act as a resource to businesses considering retail opportunities in student neighborhoods. Ongoing work with the UR Landlord Council-includes quarterly meetings and speakers. Coordinate the yearly Off Campus Housing Fair. Community Development for off-campus undergraduate and graduate students The Coordinator works with Residential Life, Student Activities, and the Dean of Students staff to assess, coordinate, and develop programs and activities specifically related to connecting off-campus students to each other and to the campus community. Responsible for building a program that builds a healthy off-campus housing experience that complements classroom learning, and fosters a culture that supports the mission of The College. Select, supervise and train the Neighborhood Ambassadors and Captains and a graduate assistant. Work directly with the Neighborhood Ambassadors to provide targeted programming to address off campus studentsâ™ needs and issues. Develop regular and ongoing communication initiatives targeting off-campus students and neighbors. Serve as advocate for off-campus student issues, and act as a University resource/referral on the off campus housing experience. Serve on the College Off-Campus Committee. Work closely with Residential Lifeâ™s Community Advisor/Advocate on various projects and programs in support of students and neighborhoods. Develop an off-campus education class for rising sophomores interested in living off campus. Develop an educational video series and other online media to educated landlords and students about off campus living and renting. Judicial and C.A.R.E. Follow-Up for Off Campus Students Follow up on incidents that occur in the community that involve UR students. Conduct âœGood Neighborâ� educational meetings with students whose behavior is negatively impacting the community. Work with the Dean of Students Office and neighborhood resources (Rochester Police Department, Neighborhood Service Center) on appropriate sanctioning and referral. Provide follow-up on off campus students identified through the ICARE system and make appropriate referrals. Teaching Opportunity Instruct Leadership in the College Community (CAS 351) a 1-credit prerequisite course for Resident Advisors and Community Assistants. Other Duties Serve on the Graduate Services Team; other departmental job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelorâ™s required, Masterâ™s preferred. 1 year of relevant administrative experience. Previous work with college age students helpful.
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