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Graduate Coordinator – Simmons University

The Graduate Coordinator (GC) for Residence Life is a part-time position that reports to the
Director of Residence Life and helps to support a residential population of approximately 1,000
students. There are two GCs within the Office of Residence Life. GCs oversee administrative
procedures associated with the housing assignment process and the front desk. The GCs share
supervision of five Office Assistants, which greet walk-ins, answer the phone, respond to emails
in the [email protected] inbox, and help with projects and errands. GCs also assist with
hearing conduct cases and creating resources for department processes. GCs work 20 office
hours per week. The term of employment will commence as soon as possible and conclude
May 31, 2021.


QUALIFICATIONS:
The GC is required to have an earned Bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in a graduate
program at Simmons University. Candidates must possess exceptional organizational skills,
sophisticated interpersonal skills, excellent listening, written and oral communication skills, and
initiative. GC must have prior experience interacting with diverse student populations; ability to
create and maintain a team atmosphere with staff and peers; demonstrated commitment to
and a willingness to engage in complex diversity issues in campus housing. Continued
employment is contingent on satisfactory background check and maintaining enrollment in a
graduate degree program.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Facilitate the administrative room change and room swap processes
● Oversee the administrative procedures associated with the front desk
● Supervise five Office Assistants, which greet walk-ins, answer the phone, respond to
emails in the [email protected] inbox, and help with projects and errands.
● Serve as a hearing officer for student conduct cases
● Manage the minor visitor request process, meal plan upgrades, and health and safety
check process.
● Lead the review and approval process for flyers submitted for posting within the
residence halls
● Participate in the assessment of department initiatives and processes
● Support and refer individual students to appropriate university offices
● Create positive working relationships with colleagues and students
● Work collaboratively with campus stakeholders to provide excellent student service
● Collaborate with colleagues to facilitate the satisfaction and retention of students

COMPENSATION:
● $15 per hour for 20 hours per week

To apply, email Jazzy Williams-Smith [email protected] with cover letter and resume.