Graduate Supervisor for Academic Programs

Graduate Supervisor for Academic Programs

(1 position available for 2020-2021)

The Graduate Supervisor (GS) of Residential Life for Academic Programs is a live-on position that reports to the Assistant Director, Residential Life Thematic Communities and Residential Curriculum. The GS has the primary responsibility for providing direction, support, and guidance for approximately 7 Thematic Communities and their advisors. In addition, the position is responsible for the selection, direct supervision, and evaluations of 2-3 Cooperative Housing Managers.

Major responsibilities of the GS include:

  • Oversee the Cooperative Housing Program (in the Cooperative Housing and Residence Scholars Communities)
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate up to three Cooperative Housing Managers (Co-Op); including one-on-one supervision meetings, in the areas of academic engagement for students living in the residence halls
  • Collect, compile, and report involvement by residents in the Co-Op and Residence Scholars Communities
  • Responsible for the time approval of Co-Op Managers, managing missed punches, and holding staff accountable
  • Responsible for the translation, and implementation of the Residential Curriculum in the thematic communities
  • Determine and implement the Co-Op Managers selection process annually
  • Facilitate a close working relationship with other residence hall staff which includes regular meetings with professional, graduate, and undergraduate staff in each center
  • Identify needs, outcomes, and implementation of training and programs related to academics
  • Program support, oversight, and assessment of the Health Sciences, Performing Arts, Spectrum, Wells STEM, Cooperative Housing, Residence Scholars, and Outdoor Adventure Thematic Community
  • Meet with each community advisor biweekly in the fall semester and monthly in the spring semester
  • Responsible for completing thematic community rubric for these communities in collaboration with in-center staff
  • Participate in communication and recruitment for thematic communities
  • Advise the Wells Quad Student Government, including purchasing responsibilities
  • Support the Assistant Director in a variety of projects around the implementation of the Residential Curriculum
  • The GS will also have the opportunity to participate in departmental assessment and evaluation projects, as well as other collaborative and recruitment initiatives that might arise within Residential Life