Â The Brown University Pre-College Programs enroll over 5,000 high school students (14-18 years old) from all over the world.Â Students enroll in courses ranging from one to seven weeks in length, with hundreds of courses to choose from reflecting the breadth of Brownâ™s undergraduate curriculum. These programs provide an opportunity for inquisitive students to experience college level academics, participate in fun and challenging activities, make decisions in an independent setting, and learn from and with a diverse group of peers. Within the Pre-College Programs, graduate interns assume roles in programming, housing, and operations. More information about the programs can be found at https://precollege.brown.edu.Â
The Brown University Summer Sports Camps enroll over 3,000 athletes (6-18 years old) to provide the opportunity and encouragement for each athlete to reach their fullest potential. Participants use competitive spirit and sportsmanship to develop and grow not only as athletes, but as teammates and people as a whole. Camps are coached by Brown's varsity coaches, current Brown athletes, and guest coaches from other universities. Within Sports Camps, graduate interns assume aÂ role in housing and operations. More information about the camps can be found at https://precollege.brown.edu/sportscamps/.Â
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Manager for Pre-College Campus Life serves as seasonal member of the Pre-College Campus Life team within the Division of Pre-College and Summer Undergraduate Programs (PCSUG). PCSUG is dedicated to ensuring a supportive, challenging, inclusive, and equitable living and learning environment for over 5,000 adolescents from all over the world who attend Brown University Pre-College programs over the course of the summer. The Manager for Pre-College Campus Life contributes to these goals by fostering the growth and development of graduate interns and seasonal staff members. The Manager will directly supervise a cohort of graduate interns â“ providing ongoing training, consultation, and mentorship as they develop student support, customer service, supervision, and project management skills. The Manager for Pre-College Campus Life will also participate in the summer on-call duty rotation.Â
Night and weekend work is required. This is a 3-month position( June -Aug)Â with a summer meal plan. Due to the on-call requirements, the person in this position must live within 25-minutes driving distance to the Brown University Campus. On campus, housing will be provided, as needed.Â
This description reflects assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the specific tasks that may be assigned.
Supervise Graduate Interns (50%)
Supervise 4-6 graduate interns as paraprofessionals in critical residential roles - ensuring that a comprehensive and consistent program of support and accountability is maintained.Â
Co-facilitate weekly staff meetings to provide updates on behalf of the department, review community trends and issues, and address questions and concerns.
Meet individually with graduate interns to provide guidance and support regarding seasonal staff needs and to provide holistic mentorship - contributing to their professional development and skill development articulation.
Provide adequate guidance and support to graduate interns in their work with seasonal staff to ensure that seasonal staff plan and develop student-centered programs and support that foster inclusive communities and student development.Â
Support Administrative and Operational Functions for Pre-College Campus Life (20%)
Maintain an awareness of all relevant University and Pre-College policies.
Assist with clarifying and communicating policies, procedures, and protocols pertaining to the student experience.Â
Respond to parent/guardian, student, and staff inquiries.Â
Maintain appropriate levels of privacy, confidentiality, discretion, and diplomacy at all times.
Assist and support check-in, check-out, room changes, health and safety checks, fire drills, student organizations, programs, excursions, and other elements of the student experience.
Assist with departmental benchmarking and assessment processes.
Foster the growth and development of residential students (20%)
Communicate University and Pre-College housing policies and regulations as well as acceptable standards of conduct within the residence hall communities.
Assist graduate interns with individual and group concerns regarding conflict resolution and mediation.
Serve in an on-call rotation wherein graduate student interns will reach out for assistance with matters as they arise. On-call coverage spans daytime, evening, weekends, and holidays. Hold Pre-College Program students and Sports Camp athletes accountable for their behavior in accordance with the summer non-academic policies.
Serve as a campus hearing officer for non-academic student conduct cases, if need be.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelorâ™s degree required; masterâ™s degree in higher education, education, or a related field strongly preferred.
Experience in education/student affairs administration including administrative experience in residential, educational or similar organizations required.
Experience supervising paraprofessional staff and implementing programs preferred.
Experience in customer service strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning and development; understanding of the cultural, social, and educational needs of students in residential communitiesÂ
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff and student body and evidence of cultural competence and inclusiveness.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
Demonstrated ability to creatively and efficiently problem solve - utilizing sound judgment, assuming ownership of a problem, and resolving it in a collaborative manner.
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Significant experience working with adolescents.
Demonstrated record of exercising effective independent professional judgment and integrity, and maintaining confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, and to manage multiple tasks effectively.
Strong ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and to work collaboratively with students, families, and colleagues.
Energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
Flexibility to respond to sudden shifts in demands and urgent reporting needs, and to evolve with a dynamic student affairs environment.
Evidence of cultural competence and inclusiveness; sensitivity to and understanding of diverse perspectives that students and staff bring to their work, including those of academic, socioeconomic, culture, race and ethnicity, ability, gender, sexuality, and intersectional identities.
*Please NOTE: A complete application includes a cover letter & resume.*Â Â
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Manager, Pre-College Campus Life (Seasonal)
Pre-College & Summer Undergraduate Programs
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ164662
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