A salary increase is expected in the next fiscal year
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Residence Life Specialist for Leadership Initiatives (RLS for LI) position is a full-time, live-in appointment that is responsible for creating a living/learning environment, which contributes to the personal and academic success of residents through collaboration with students, staff, and faculty. The RLS for LI is supervised by the Assistant Director of Residence Life within Housing and Residence Life.
Advises The Residence Hall Association (RHA), The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), oversees the successful implementation of Housing Leadership Experience (HLE).
Collaborates with other departments in planning Division and campus-wide programs.
Establishes and maintains a positive residential community that supports and enhances the educational mission of the university through developmental and social programs, personal student contacts, and the fostering of faculty-student interaction. Initiates and fosters student leadership opportunities, personal responsibility, and respect for others.
Frequently interacts with students on an individual and group basis; listens to concerns and issues, advises students on programs and initiatives across the university that may help with academic goals and/or student engagement, and recommends resources for students in crisis or facing adversity.
Addresses and resolves student behavioral problems within assigned hall(s)/unit(s) and documents and reports incidents to manager, student conduct staff, or law enforcement as appropriate, maintaining confidentiality and university policy and procedures.
Coordinates and delegates hall administrative tasks, including room changes, and programming account expenditures.
Communicates, interprets, and administers residence hall rules and regulations as well as the student code of conduct and other relevant university policies.
Responds to and resolves resident, guest, parent/guardian, and other stakeholder concerns or complaints. Responds to and assists with the management of building-wide emergencies or crisis situations.
Provides day-to-day supervision of live-in student staff members and assists with selection, training, and evaluation.
May assist with housing application review, housing assignments, and housing reassignments. May assist with hall councils, oversight of student desk operations, and liaising with unit and campus partners.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field
Master's degree in higher education student affairs, counseling, or closely related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, commonly referred to as IUPUI, is a public research university in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is a collaboration between Indiana University and Purdue University that offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees from both universities.