Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0716-9087
Job Family: HRS
FLSA Code: E
Under the direction of designated supervisor, is responsible for a program of in-service training designed to promote student development and teach human relations skills to paraprofessional and professional staff in the residence hall system.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develops appropriate curriculum and course content for Resident Assistants’ course; develops and updates training manuals and other teaching aids.
- Identifies specific training needs and develops, implements and schedules a centralized training program for paraprofessional student staff; plans and initiates a centralized training program for professional staff.
- Evaluates effectiveness of existing training programs, identifies areas for improvement and institutes changes as needed.
- Trains program staff in specific and general training techniques and monitors effectiveness of trainers.
- Convenes a standing committee responsible for evaluating all special program hall/floors on an annual basis; works with each hall to define program goals and objectives and to create a system by which program effectiveness in each hall can be determined on an annual basis. May advise special residential programs or groups in special interest residence halls.
- Conducts research related to student and staff development, residence hall living and effectiveness of other departmental functions; assesses student needs in the residence halls; advises other professional staff in the processes of creating programs to meet those needs and subsequent evaluation of programs.
- Conducts professional development seminars and workshops on a regular basis.
- Assists with training and supervision of clerical staff.
- Maintains liaison with other University departments and offices as appropriate.
- Reviews requests to conduct research in residence halls, establishes procedures that protect residents right to privacy and coordinates all approved research activities.
- Develops and submits budget requests and monitors expenditures.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Master’s degree in Student Development Theory, Student Personnel Administration, Counseling or related field.
- Three to five years residence hall experience in the area of student development.
- Demonstrated ability to assess training needs and develop effective training program.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
- Ph.D. in Student Development Theory, Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or related field
Date Revised: 1/87