Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Resident Coordinator: The Guilford

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Description Loyola University Maryland is entering into a master lease with The Guilford apartment complex.  This pilot program is designed to provide students an opportunity to enjoy the convenience of living in University housing while also enjoying the opportunity to live off campus.  Given that this is a unique community and a pilot program, the GRC will be expected to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of the program and the Office of Student Life. Because this is a pilot program, the full scope of tasks and projects cannot be outlined in this job description.
I. Qualifications
A. Earned bachelor’s degree and full-time enrollment in a graduate degree program at Loyola University Maryland.
B. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the unique aspects of the University living experience.
C. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. 
D. Knowledge about various college student experiences and challenges.
E. Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate peers.
F. Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information.
G. Ability to adapt to the changing needs of the pilot program and the Office of Student Life.
II. Responsibilities  A. General responsibilities 
1. GRC are expected to work a minimum of 20 hours a week to satisfy the requirements of the position.
2. GRC should have a flexible schedule and be available for both daytime and evening hours.
3. Attend meetings as directed by the Assistant Director for Student Conduct.
4. Attend monthly In-Service Meetings and participate in staff development opportunities.
5. Maintain up to posted 10 hours per week onsite at The Guilford. This includes daytime and evening hours. 
6. Maintain a presence at The Guilford including weekends (this should be done in consultation with the direct supervisor.)
7. Develop and maintain relationships with The Guilford administrative staff.
8. Serve in the 24-hour on-call rotation. This requires carrying a departmental cell phone and responding to all emergencies. GRCs are on-call approximately one week and one weekend (Thursday through Monday) per semester and be available in times of campus emergencies.
9. Other duties as assigned.

B. Provide support for the Assistant Director of Student Life for Student Conduct 
1. Provide support to Off Campus Residential Students. 
2. Assist in building and maintaining relationships with neighborhood community partners. 
3. Help plan and attend events related to Off Campus Residential Life including developing an orientation program for students planning to live off campus.
4. Serve as a conduct officer and adjudicate violations of the Community Standards and conduct camera review as assigned.
5. Assist the Assistant Director for Student Conduct in maintaining off-campus roster database.
6. Maintain off campus resources website.

C. Promote Safety, Respect and Community Development for the residents of The Guilford
1. Complete apartment condition reports prior to any resident moving in and upon moving out.
2. Facilitate regular programming for residential community of The Guilford
3. Document violations of the Community Standards and follows procedures for referral to professional staff.
4. Facilitate Roommate Agreements which outline behavioral standards, norms, and expectations for residents.
5. Educate students about the Community Standards in an effort to promote responsibility, accountability, and community well-being. 
6. Conduct monthly room inspections to ensure the health and safety of Loyola University Residents.
7. Follow up on any concerns expressed by The Guilford staff.
III. Terms of Employment

 A. The Graduate Residence Coordinator employment period is for the entire academic year starting on August 1, 2016 and ending on May 24, 2017. GRCs report to campus prior to training and remain several days after the halls close for commencement. (Hired GRCs can negotiate an early move-in to avoid current lease issues. Projected move-in dates are between Thursday, July 28 and Sunday, July 31, 2016.)
B. GRCs should be available to participate in all training activities and in-service programs assigned by the Office of Student Life Staff.
C. GRCs are expected to adhere to all University policies. Any violation of University policy shall result in probation or termination of employment.
D. The Office of Student Life must approve all outside employment or internships in writing. In general, no more than 10 hours per week in these activities will be approved.

IV. Remuneration (Estimated based on current remuneration package) 

First year GRCs receive a partial tuition remission ($2,700 per semester), furnished on-site apartment with utilities, cable, and internet (valued at $10,910), on-campus and on-site parking, and a stipend ($1,610 per semester).  

 Returning GRCs receive a partial tuition remission ($2,950 per semester), furnished on-site apartment with utilities, cable, and internet (valued at $10,910), on-campus and on-site parking, and a stipend ($1,610 per semester).

Meals are provided during GRC and Resident Assistant fall and spring training workshops. A small stipend ($500 per year) is also provided for tuition or Evergreen card which can only be applied towards meals.  

For more information, visit our website at:
http://www.loyola.edu/department/studentlife/join/graduate.aspx

Graduate Assistant Employment Application