Program Coordinator (Off Campus Student Life Coordinator)Bookmark This
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
DescriptionThe Off-Campus Program Coordinator will conduct outreach to strengthen relationships with student & non-student neighbors living near campus as well as engaging students commuting from home. This position will serve as a resource for students who are experiencing difficulties while living off-campus. He or she will periodically provide on-site, Student Development support for the Loyola & Chicago Police when addressing noise & illegal party complaints. A person in this position will provide students living in apartments with a level of support similar to that of our students living in residence halls; a caring, knowledgeable, university liaison who is familiar with off-campus student issues and who is available at times convenient to off-campus students. This position also supports Loyola University Chicago's traditional commuter student population through advocacy, support and programming.
- Develops and maintains programs to address the needs of Loyola's off-campus student populations, including traditional commuter students and students living in local, off-campus apartments.
- Serves "on-call" on select weekends to address student problems and non-student neighbor complaints in the community near Lake Shore Campus.
- Conducts regular outreach to develop personal relationships with students, non-student neighbors, landlords and city officials.
- Collaborates with LUC Police and the Chicago Police Department to respond to and address complaints against student-occupied properties.
- Holds regular office hours, including nights & weekends, to serve off-campus students.
- Supports and participates in division-wide events & trainings, departmental trainings & meetings and university-wide events.
- Partners with on-campus offices such as Campus Ministry, Campus Life, the Wellness Center and other areas to improve accessibility to and awareness of campus programs and support services for commuter students and students living in apartments.
- Advocates for, advises and supports students involved in roommate conflicts, landlord disputes, and other situations.
- Manages administrative functions such as maintaining property/landlord ownership database, managing a list of current commuter students, facilitating the entering of students' local off-campus addresses and processing student conduct cases.
- Performs related duties as required.
RequirementsBachelor's degree in related field and at least two to three years of related experience required.
- Master's degree in student personnel, counseling, higher education administration or related field preferred.
- Two (2) years in student affairs/student development or related work experience preferred.
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and develop effective relationships within the division of Student Development, and with key stakeholders external to the division and to the University.
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships.
- Strong communication skills and attention to detail.
- Live-in Residence Life experience strongly.
- Experience in programming and event management preferred.
- Commitment to diversity.
- Ability to respond quickly to emerging issues.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Internet and email applications required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.