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Assistant Residence Director
Desk Assistants
GA for Academic Initiatives
Resident Advisor
Residence Director
Student Security
Summer Conference Assistant

Academic Mentor (AM)

APPLICATION NOW CLOSED UNTIL DECEMBER 2017!

Job Description

Academic Mentors (AM) are upper-class students who serve as role models in various residence halls. Mentors are responsible for coordinating academic programming initiatives, assisting students in transitioning to the collegiate academic experience, and helping students become connected with campus academic support services.

As part of the residence life staff, academic mentors are expected to be familiar with and abide by all policies within the residential areas, support the resident advisor and professional staff, and participate in building-wide community initiatives in order to develop relationships with both students and staff.Academic mentors work approximately 10-12 hours per week (with some weeks requiring more involvement and participation than others), and receive a room waiver for themselves. Mentors are housed in various residence halls, in a double room.

Overview of Responsibilities (subject to change for 2017-2018 Academic Year)

Compensation

  • Room waiver for double occupancy room

Terms of Employment

  • The AM position is a full academic year obligation, beginning August 1, 2017 until May 16, 2018.

Application Requirements

  • AMs must maintain a 3.0 undergraduate cumulative and term GPA or 3.0 graduate cumulative and term GPA (Once in position, cannot fall below a 3.0 semester GPA)
  • Be enrolled full-time enrollment and in “good standing” with the University, both academically and judicially
  • Submit resume, cover letter, application, and three references forms

Expectations
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Attend and participate in August and January staff training.
  2. Attend building staff meetings as needed.
  3. Attend Academic Mentor staff meetings.
  4. Meet individually with the Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives/Graduate Assistant of Academic Initiatives on a biweekly basis.
  5. Coordinate monthly academic support programs, geared toward first year students.
  6. Be familiar with the functions of and opportunities available through campus academic support services.
  7. Serve as a role model for first year students.
  8. Assist in the recruitment and selection of academic mentors for the following year.
  9. Participate in an annual evaluation process.
  10. Counsel students around academic issues, and provide the necessary referrals to campus academic support services.
  11. Meet bi-weekly with a caseload of 5 students on academic probation.
  12. Publish an academic support newsletter for the first year students in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives/Graduate Assistant for Academic Initiatives.
  13. Maintain three (3) office hours per week.
  14. Coordinate and facilitate study groups each week.
  15. Assist with the continual assessment of the Department of Housing and Residence Life’s academic initiatives.
  16. Comply with residence life and campus policies, and report any violations to the appropriate residence life staff.

Time Obligations

  • As an academic mentor, you must set reasonable limits on your participation in extracurricular activities and additional employment. Full time study (12 to 18 credits) is required. Additional employment is permitted only with the written, advanced consent from the Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives.
  • Academic Mentors must be available for training in August and January, weekly staff meetings, and a minimum of three office hours per week.

Additional Information
Housing Deposits
If you are considering applying for the Academic Mentor position, and want to ensure that you have the option to be included in the housing process for next year should you not get the position, you must go ahead and apply for housing and pay the housing deposit by the advertised dates. Please refer to www.marshall.edu/housing for more information.

Academic Standards
The Department of Housing and Residence Life supports the academic mission of the university through a variety of initiatives, policies, and programs. It is critical that student staff within the department serve as positive role models for other students.
Academic Mentors are required to be engaged in full-time study at the college, and enroll in twelve (12) to eighteen (18) hours of academic credits during each semester. In order to apply and be hired for the position, candidates must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, must maintain a 3.0 cumulative and semester GPA each semester, and remain in good academic standing at all times.

Once in MyMU go to student services > Housing> Resident Advisor/Academic Mentor Application
Applications available now for Academic year 2015-16.

For questions concerning the Academic Mentor position please contact Britt Frye at frye63@marshall.edu or 304-696-3193

To Apply: visit marshall.erezlife.com and complete your application

Assistant Residence Director (ARD)

ALL POSITIONS FILLED FOR 2016-2017

Marshall University’s Department of Housing and Residence Life is seeking candidates who are outgoing, energetic, and skilled applicants for a live-in, graduate assistantship responsible for joint supervision of a campus residence hall community. Assistant Residence Directors are responsible for assisting professional Residence Directors with daily management of the residence halls.

Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision and staff development
    • Oversee a residential community composed of 300-400 freshmen and some upper-class students
    • Assist in the supervision of 14 student Resident Advisors
    • Participate in all staff training and selection processes
  • Student and Community Development
    • Advise student leaders and hall council members
    • Assist in the implementation of community programming
    • Serve as hearing officer for hall visitation issues
    • Assist in campus-wide academic initiatives
    • Plan and implement building campus initiatives
    • Coordinate staff developmental efforts
  • Administrative Tasks
    • Maintain 10 weekly office hours and a high degree of availability and visibility
    • Maintain all student records in conjunction with Residence Director
    • Participate in on-call duty rotation
    • Create monthly building newsletter
    • Assist in creating of monthly building report
    • Attend weekly staff meetings
    • Assist in opening and closing of residential communities
  • Department Efforts
    • Participate in at least one departmental committee
    • Assist in strategic planning
    • Serve on university committees as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Completion of Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year experience in Housing and Residence Life or closely related experience
  • Enroll (or seeking admittance) in a Marshall University graduate program
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA

Compensation

The position includes $9,500 stipend distributed over ten months, partial graduate tuition waiver, furnished on-campus room, all utilities, cable and internet, and a meal plan when dining halls are open.

Application Information

Cover letter, resume, and list of three references should be received by March 21, 2016. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Position will begin on July 25, 2016

 

Applications should be sent, emailed, or faxed to: Le’Kesha Taylor, Selection Coordinator

Department of Housing and Residence Life

One John Marshall Drive

Huntington, WV 25755

304-696-6208 (o)

304-696-6161 (f)

glover11@marshall.edu

Cover letter, resume, and three references should be received by October 27, 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Position will begin on January 2, 2015.Applications should be sent, emailed, or faxed to:
Jim Clagg, Selection Coordinator
Department of Housing and Residence Life
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755304-696-6122 (o)304-696-6161 (f)clagg19@marshall.edu
Desk Assistant (DA)
Desk Assistants (DA) work in the First Year Residence Halls between 8am and 2am.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full time Marshall Student
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.4 or Graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0

 

Compensation and Application process

Starting pay will be $8.00/ hour. You may fill out the application online .

Any questions, please contact Heather Walker Assistant General Manager at walker137@marshall.edu.

POSITION FILLED 
Graduate Assistant for Academic Initiatives
Marshall University’s Department of Housing and Residence Life seeks outgoing, energetic, and skilled applicants for a Graduate Assistant responsible for providing support to the Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives with strategies, programs, and initiatives to meet the department’s residential curriculum goals. The four broad learning goals of HRL’s residential curriculum include academic engagement, self-discovery, local and global citizenship, and interpersonal development.Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:* Residential Curriculum Support

  • Provide general assistance to HRL staff in creating and implementing initiatives to meet curriculum goals
  • Assist with maintaining database of residence life curriculum strategies, evaluation, and assessment data
  • Maintain calendar of all residence life activities and opportunities for student learning
  • Assist in creating monthly progress reports on residential curriculum goals
  • Maintain inventory of supplies for programming resource areas

* Academic Initiatives

  • Assist with the development and coordination of academic engagement initiatives
  • Assist in the coordination of Living Learning Communities and the Academic Mentor program
  • Assist in the coordination of the First Year Experience and Sophomore Year Experience programs
  • Co-supervision of undergraduate Academic Mentor staff

* Department Efforts

  • Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with supervisor
  • Serve on the Academic Initiatives/Residential Curriculum Committee

* Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements
* Completion of Bachelor’s Degree

* At least one year of experience with peer mentoring, working in a residence hall setting, or in academic support

* Enroll (or seeking admittance) in a Marshall University graduate program

* Maintain a 3.0 GPA

Compensation

The position is a 20 hour a week position and includes a $12.00/hr stipend distributed over ten months. Tuition Waiver to be distributed as follows:

WV Resident Metro

(neighboring counties)

Non-WV Resident
Full-time $2,298 $4,242 $6,458
Half-time $1,150 $2,100 $3,225

Application Information

Application review will begin on Monday, July 13, 2015. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Position begins August 1, 2015. Applications should be sent, emailed, or faxed to Britt Frye, Selection Coordinator.

For all questions about the position, please contact:

Sharon Booth
Department of Housing and Residence Life
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304-696-6161 (f)
mann@marshall.edu
Britt Frye, Selection Coordinator
Department of Housing and Residence Life
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304-696-3193 (o)
304-696-6161 (f)
frye63@marshall.edu

Resident Advisor (RA)

APPLICATION CLOSED UNTIL DECEMBER 2017!

Why be an RA?Resident Advisor (RA) positions offer students the opportunity to work with diverse groups of students and hold a unique student leadership position on-campus. As a leader in the residence hall community, being an RA at Marshall is more than just having another student job. As an RA you are also a…Community Developer, Programmer, Peer Counselor, Role Model, Resource Person, Policy Enforcer, Team member, and much more.

Working with students affords you the unique opportunity to make a positive impact on students’ transition to college and success in the classroom and Marshall Community.

RAs offer educational and social opportunities for residents; offer advice to residents and help students solve complex problems; abide by and enforce Housing policies with the purpose of creating a safe and non-threatening place for all members of the residence hall community; meets with their team once a week to discuss the issues of the hall and to plan events as well as supporting and assisting their fellow staff members. Want to make a difference in the lives of your peers…become an RA!

Job Description

Overview of Responsibilities (subject to change for 2017-2018 Academic Year)
Compensation

  • Single room except for first floor of each Marshall Commons
  • Unlimited Meal Plan plus $50 flex
  • Staff the front desk three to four (3-4) hours a week. These are paid hours.

Terms of Employment

  • The RA position is a full academic year obligation, beginning August 1, 2017 until May 16, 2018.

Application Requirements

  • RAs must maintain a 2.4 undergraduate cumulative and term GPA or 3.0 graduate cumulative and term GPA
  • Attain sophomore status, or be in second full year of college.
  • Be enrolled full-time enrollment and in “good standing” with the University, both academically and judicially
  • Submit resume, cover letter, application, and three references forms

Expectations

  • Be flexible.
  • Be excited and have high energy.
  • Practice good time management and be responsible.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Notify supervisor of roommate conflicts immediately and assist with roommate mediations/contracts.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Show respect and sensitivity for diversity; promote a harassment-free environment.
  • Treat residents and colleagues with respect; work with integrity; uphold organizational values; be a team player.
  • Attend ALL training sessions prior to Fall and Spring semester, as well as monthly in-services.
  • Maintain no less than full-time status (12 hours undergraduate, 9 hours graduate)
    • 18 credit hours undergraduate (12 hours for grads) may only be taken with prior approval from the Residence Director or AGM of Residence Life.
  • May not participate in an internship/student teaching position without prior approval from Residence Director or AGM of Residence Life.
  • Employment (up to 15 hours per week off campus or up to 8 hours on campus) must be approved by the Residence Director or AGM of Residence Life. Opportunities exist for extra work within Housing and Residence Life.
  • Participate in departmental events including, but not limited to: End of the Year Picnic, Assessment day, Open Halls, and RA Selection.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, bi-weekly meetings with supervisor, and semester meetings with Assistant Director/AGM of Residence Life.
  • Be available and present in your assigned building.
  • New RAs must enroll in the Resident Advisor class “Group Guidance in a Residential Setting” during the first year of employment. This is a one hour credit course.
  • RAs may not run for a high-ranking student government position, nor may they pledge fraternity/sorority life organizations during their initial semester of employment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Housing and Residence Life Staff.

Community Building

  • Form relationships with residents, be a peer counselor, and serve as an informational resource on the floor.
  • Create an open and welcoming floor environment, maintaining a high level of visibility and availability to the floor.
  • Work cooperatively to support efforts of designated Living Learning Communities (LLC).
  • Support and work with the Hall Council (HC) and Residence Hall Association (RHA).

Safety and Security

  • Interpret and enforce University and Residence Hall regulations and policies.
  • Handle and document policy violations in an efficient, fair, professional, and consistent manner.
  • Respond to and report behavior that is inappropriate/discriminatory/harassing in nature (racial, ethnic, religious, ability, gender, and/or sexual identity).
  • Respond to situations needing attention (whether or not on duty or in your assigned building).
  • Identify emotional, relationship, psychological, academic or social problems and intervene appropriately or report, as needed.
  • Cover the front desk as needed. Distribute mail as assigned according to departmental policy.

Programming

  • Plan activities to assist in student development as outlined in the Residential Curriculum.
  • Facilitate informal gathering on your floor to assist in community building and forming relationships
  • Encourage and involve residents in developing and implementing programs.
  • Plan social, educational, and informal programs as directed by the Housing and Residence Life Staff.
  • Create bulletin boards monthly in residence hall and other decorations as assigned.

Facility Management

  • Report maintenance and housekeeping concerns for your floor and the building to the appropriate personnel.
  • Assist in opening and closing procedures to ensure appropriate building condition.
  • Conduct room inspections as scheduled and follow-up accordingly.

Administrative

  • Be familiar with the Residence Hall Guide, Student Handbook, RA Manual, and other university publications.
  • Perform administrative duties in a thorough and timely manner, including, but not limited to, preparing bi-weekly reports, occupancy reports, damage billing, surveys, and reporting of maintenance issues.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend bi-weekly meetings with Residence Director.
  • Participate in monthly in-service training sessions each semester.
  • Keep the Residence Director aware of occurrences on your floor and in the building.

Duty

  • Participate in on-call duty rotation one to two nights per week. RAs are also on duty one to three weekend days per month.
  • RAs remain on campus during select weekends, including, but not limited to, finals week, RA Selection Weekend, and Homecoming.
  • Staff coverage/duty will be required during academic calendar break periods (holidays and extended time). This schedule will be determined by the staff (this applies to FY North and FY South only).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full time Marshall Student enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  • Attained sophomore status or have at least 28 credits.
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.4 or Graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 and must maintain a minimum 2.4 GPA to continue in the position (3.0 for Graduate students).
  • Be free of current student judicial sanctions at time of application and time of hire.

Once in MyMU go to student services > Housing> Resident Advisor/Academic Mentor Application

For questions concerning the Residence Advisor position please contact Tracey Eggleston at eggleston3@marshall.edu or by phone at 304-696-6004. For inquiries about FYRH RA positions please contact Ryan Rosevelt at rosevelt@marshall.edu or by phone at 304-696-7039.

NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-2018 – CHECK BACK DECEMBER 2017!

To Apply visit: marshall.erezlife.com and complete your application.

Student Security

Application Currently Closed

Vacancies vary and will hire when needed

Student Security (SS) staff work in various residence halls during evenings and weekends and/or nights, their main objective to ensure a safe and secure environment for residents living in Marshall’s residence hall communities.

The department offers different shifts for students to apply for based on their availability and want:

Evening/Weekend Security
5:00pm-midnight M-F and 8:00am-4:00pm or 4:00pm-midnight Sat-Sun

Night/Weekend Security
Midnight to 7:00am M-F and Midnight to 8:00am Sat-Sun

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Available to work at least two weekend days each month & 16 hours in a two week period.
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
  • Be free of current student judicial sanctions at time of application and time of hire.

For questions concerning the Student Security Evening and Night positions please contact Zach Gill at gill52@marshall.edu 304-696-6128 or Tracey Eggleston at eggleston3@marshall.edu

Application Process

To apply visit: marshall.erezlife.com and complete your application.

  • Please note that references will not send out until you have submitted your application.
  • Inform your references to check their junk/clutter box for the reference email

 

Summer Conference Assistant – Check back in April 2017

Position Description:

Conference Assistants support the Conference Manager in meeting the needs of summer conference guests in residence halls. Assistants work approximately 20-28 hours per week performing such tasks as guest registrations and check-ins, desk coverage, answering telephones, inventorying residence hall rooms, preparing guests rooms and common areas for guest arrival.

Conference Assistants report to the Conference Manager and Summer Conference Residence Director. Work schedule is determined by schedule of conferences and will include evening and weekend hours, as well as a rotating “on call” schedule during conferences. Vacations are negotiated with the Conference Manager.

Class enrollment is limited to one course per term. Alternate off Campus positions or internships must be approved during the interview process by Summer Conference Manager.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing situations
  • Experience working with the public
  • Familiarity with campus and community resources
  • Knowledge of fire and other residence hall emergency procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year attendance at Marshall University
  • Minimum 2.4 G.P.A
  • Residence hall experience preferred but not required

Estimated Dates of Employment: May 16,2015 through July 31,2015

Time Commitments:

  • Work 20-28 hour average work week including day, evening and weekend hours
  • Live in residence hall during dates of employment
  • Attend all Conference Staff training sessions and Staff meetings
  • Take no more than one class per session

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Close of business Monday, March 30, 2015

To apply please complete an application at http://www.marshall.edu/conferencestaff/

Residence Director

Marshall University’s Department of Housing and Residence Life seeks outgoing, energetic, and skilled applicants for a full-time, 12 month live-in professional responsible for one of four residential living communities at Marshall University. Each community houses between 300-500 students. Residence Directors are responsible for the daily administration of their community and direct supervision of a team of 14-16 Resident Advisors, an Assistant Residence Director, and 1-2 full-time Desk Coordinators.

General Responsibilities:

Supervision and Staff Development

  • Supervises Resident Advisors, Assistant Resident Director, Desk Coordinators and conducts individual meetings, bi-annual evaluations,
  • Contributes and encourages the development of positive working relationships with all residence life
  • Assists with selecting, training, development and in-service activities for the paraprofessional staff.
  • Assists with coordination of fall & spring training as well as ongoing personal and professional staff development opportunities.

Student and Community Development

  • Leads Resident Advisors and residents in establishing a positive atmosphere with adherence to
  • Oversees the development of activities, programs, and services aimed at meeting the learning outcomes of the Residential
  • Assists in the management of student behavior through judicial sanctioning and student
  • Encourages behavior that demonstrates professionalism, role modeling, and positive
  • Advise and mentor student leaders and Hall Council members
  • Facilitate academic initiatives in the community
  • Develops and maintains a positive and mutually supportive working relationship with all campus
  • Collaborating with the Faculty in Residence, Academic Mentors, and Living Learning Community partners

Administrative/Management

  • Implements goals and objectives that are consistent with those of Housing and Residence
  • Responsible for facility management, housing operations, and all housing processes in your
  • Provides on-call duty coverage and responds to emergencies on nights, weekdays, weekends and
  • Maintains office hours and responds to written and oral communication with students, parents, and offices.
  • Manages front desk operations
  • Attend all staff
  • Advises and serves on assigned residence life, division, and university committees as well as supports and contributes to all committee
  • Effectively manages area and committee budgets, as well as conduct all purchasing for hall activities in accordance with state purchasing expectations
  • Exhibits effective time management strategies and excellence in executing
  • Ability to take tasks and work independently and with
  • Works with confidence and maturity; and understands confidentiality within appropriate
  • Understands there will be other duties as assigned by supervisors.
  • Assist in strategic planning
  • Assist in campus initiatives, including but not limited to: Week of Welcome, Orientation, and Open House
  • Additional summer responsibilities as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

* Completion of Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Affairs or related
* 1-2 years experience in live-in residential management or similar leadership position(s)
* Working knowledge of student development theory and best practices in university housing operations

Preferred Qualifications

* Full time residence life experience
* Experience working with a diverse student population
* Experience in student academic support

Compensation

Full time, live-in, 12 month, classified, exempt position: university benefits. University Pay Grade 16: $28,821. Position compensation also includes university meal plan, furnished 1-bedroom apartment, internet, cable, and utilities.

Application Information

Cover letter, resume, and three references should be received by March 28, 2016. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Position will begin on June 1, 2016.

To apply, please complete application at www.marshall.edu/hr and submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

For any questions regarding the position, please contact Tracey Eggleston at eggleston3@marshall.edu