Coordinate residence hall assignments for student housing at Kent State University. Reports to Associate Director, Assignments, Residence Services.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assist with student housing assignment processes for Residence Services.
Act as primary coordinator for the administration of break housing periods and summer school housing.
Serve as primary contact for inquiries regarding assignments.
Provide leadership for the mandatory housing commuter exemption process.
Assist in the technical coordination of the housing management system and assignment process; example activities may be related to student/staff application creation and residence hall re-contraction efforts.
Coordinate student housing needs related to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) program requirements.
Develop and implement roommate matching processes and coordination.
Assist with marketing to increase student occupancy during summer sessions and break housing periods.
Coordinate communication to students regarding application to housing, contract renewal, and other information related to assignments.
Coordinate contracts for students living in university-owned Greek houses as needed.
Work with technology and development staff in the implementation of applications to improve functionality and efficiency of existing processes.
Assist in the development and implementation of department policies and procedures.
Serve on department, division, and university committees as requested.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Master's degree in higher education, student personnel, or relevant field. Two years experience in a student service area. Must be able to work nontraditional hours as needed, including evenings and weekends.
Working with college student populations
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) *
Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills *
Developing, implementing, and evaluating projects from initiation to completion *
Developing and facilitating training programs
Customer service orientation
Various software/tools (e.g.MS Office Suite, etc.) to generate reports and provide data analysis for supported functions in the department
Provide leadership and direction for a project or initiative *
Respond calmly and quickly to challenging situations *
Work independently and as part of a team
Gain the cooperation of others through earned respect
Multi-task while managing multiple projects and assignments *
Adhere to deadlines
Work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends as needed *
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Experience in residence life or housing. Supervisory experience.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 993535
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.