This position reports to the Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life within the Enrollment and Student Services division at Mount Mercy University and is responsible for ensuring that students living in campus housing are able to enjoy and benefit from the residential experience by maintaining the physical and operational integrity of facilities, overseeing developmental programming, providing assistance to individuals experiencing personal and/or academic difficulties, and supervising the Resident Assistant staff.
We are seeking an individual with at least one year of experience working with college or university students in a residential setting. Preferred experience would include previous experience as a resident assistant, management of a facility, supervising others, and developing programs. A bachelor’s degree is required.
The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. The person in this role should also have the ability to deal with a number of tasks and situations concurrently, including those that occur unexpectedly, usually without direct supervision. This requires an individual who is self-directed, well-organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to prioritize tasks. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.
The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.
This position requires that the successful candidate be accepted and enroll in one of Mount Mercy’s master’s degree programs.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: email@example.com with the subject line “Graduate Assistant – Residence Life”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.
Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.