HFA Program Support Student Coordinator
This is a student position and works under the general direction of the Associate Director of UR Facilities. Position is classified via WWU Student Employment Center as Program Support Staff 2.
Typically for the entire academic year (fall, winter, spring quarters along with winter & spring break periods). In addition, summer work opportunities are available to support varying projects focused on preparing the UR system for Fall opening. Summer housing accommodations are available to HFA staff members who work with UR during this period at a discounted rate.
Benefits Of This Position
Our goal is to develop HFAs by providing them valuable work and life related experiences that enhance their resume/overall portfolio while providing HFAs skills that support their personal development/prepare them for their professional careers while also serving the critical needs of the students that live within UR communities. HFAs will learn or further develop expertise that make them marketable and employable to perspective employers:
- Analytical thinking.
- Building relationships with different people and community development.
- Business related skills.
- Communication and self-awareness.
- Cultural competencies and social-perspective taking.
- Leadership development.
- Personal development.
- Role modeling for peers.
- Safety and crisis response.
- Teamwork experiences and collaborations.
- Time management.
Focus Areas & Primary Duties:
Under the general direction of the UR Facilities Associate Director, ensures that the following requirements are effectively done:
- Works with HFA staff to execute the RSEE Plan to be delivered during the academic year by quarter.
- Receives direction from the UR Facilities Associate Director as appropriate.
- Obtains input from UR units, campus partners, other designated groups as appropriate.
- Once HFA assignments are provided by UR management, works with HFA staff ensuring that deliverables are provided as appropriate.
- ENGAGEMENT: Coordinates HFA activities with UR Residence Life.
- Residence Life (RL) meetings at 1 per quarter.
- Residential Programming Board (RPB) meetings at 1 per quarter by community.
- Residence Hall Association (RHA) meetings at 2 per quarter.
- Hall Staff (HS) meetings at 2 per quarter by community.
- Resident Advisor (RA) Facilities Advisory meetings at 1 per quarter.
- Community Desk weekly presence for the academic year per published schedule.
- EDUCATION: Ensures that resident focused education is delivered as appropriate.
- This may be delivered as a document (brochure, training manual, presentation), workshop, miscellaneous event (focused engagement, collaboration with Residence Life / campus partners, in conjunction with other recurring activities) as appropriate.
- Coordinates HFA activities and support from campus partners and/or vendors.
- STUDENT ENHANCEMENTS: Provides support as directed by UR management.
- Works with UR management on amenities upgrade projects as directed.
- Scope: Gaming equipment, music equipment, media equipment (A/V systems, televisions, surround sound), artwork, kitchen / other appliances, furniture (public areas, private living spaces), miscellaneous (laundry equipment, bike parking / storage / rental, future initiatives that provide benefits to UR residents).
- Coordinates / participates in focus groups and works with UR management to develop meeting agenda, questions, survey scope, other items of interest.
- Coordinates meetings with UR staff, student leadership, and campus partners
- Works with UR management on amenities upgrade projects as directed.
- Coordinates with HFA staff as appropriate.
- Ensures work schedules are in place and/or updated as needed.
- Coordinates recurring HFA team meetings (all groups, RSEE, Audit, Housing Checkout, Lockout, etc.) as directed.
Role-Modeling & Ethical Behavior
- Serve as a role model and act in congruence with WWU standards and code of conduct.
- Represent WWU and UR accurately.
- Exhibit ethical behavior in fulfilling one's role.
- Maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion.
- Exercise good judgment in upholding established policies of the University and the UR system; support and obey all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
- Maintain fairness and act respectfully.
In order to apply for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Candidates must be currently enrolled at WWU or be officially admitted.
- Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 unless otherwise noted. Fairhaven College students must be in good academic standing with the Fairhaven College administration. New transfer students must provide a transcript from their previous institution.
- Candidates must not be on disciplinary probation; must not be in deferred-eviction or eviction status.
- Build and maintain relationships that support an inclusive and diverse community.
- Ability to role model ethical decision making that upholds the values of the university.
- Ability to serve as a problem solver or peer leader.
- Willingness and ability to complete tasks with a high standard of quality and within a given timeline.
- Good work ethic (dependable, responsible, self-motivated).
- Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment.
- Must be able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed.
- Preferred Qualifications:
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- A valid driver's license and good driving record.
Application opens | March 28, 2023
Application closes | April 23, 2023
Interview | Early May 2023
Tentative Start Date | TBD
Terms Of Employment
· Average academic year weekly workload is ten (10) to nineteen (19) hours with an exception for break periods which can be worked up to forty (40) hours. In addition, summer weekly workload is fifteen (15) to forty (40) hours dependent upon academic course work taken.
Overtime work is available as operationally required. Occasional weekend and evening work activities may be required depending upon specific duties assigned. Should be willing to work weekends and during intersession and/or break periods.
Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 while enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per quarter unless otherwise noted.
Fulfill position requirements as described in this document, the position agreement, and as assigned while in the position.
- Wage $17.30 per hour
UR engages students in diverse and inclusive, healthy, safe and sustainable communities that foster academic success and personal growth. Through sixteen (16) residence halls and one (1) apartment community, UR provides on-campus housing for over 4,400 of Western’s 16,000 students. Nearly 200 students are employed 7 | Page by UR in part-time positions ranging from entry level to paraprofessional. Questions about this job posting can be directed to UR Facilities (EH 119), email@example.com or 360-650-7322.
Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).
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