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Job Title: Residence Education Coordinator - Purdue University
Company Name: Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, IN United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 08/16/2017
Expire Date: 10/16/2017
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Residence Education Coordinator - Purdue University
Purdue University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Residence Education Coordinator in the department of Residential Life.

Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University is one of the nations’ premier institutions with more than 200 areas of undergraduate student and renowned research initiatives. Purdue’s undergraduate and graduate programs rank among the best in the country. Twenty-two of America’s astronauts hold Purdue degrees. Academically, Purdue’s role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here and represent all 50 states and 130 countries. Add about 1000 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that is without rival. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Purdue has recently restructured into two major administrative units reporting to the Provost—Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Student Life. Student Life is focused on the personal, professional and intellectual growth of Purdue students. We in Residential Life view our communities as "living learning laboratories" and as such are seeking Residence Education Coordinators - educators who are committed to teaching and embody the concept of being a "life-long learner”.

Residence Education Coordinators (RECs) are responsible for developing strong residential communities; forming relationships with individual students; coaching and supervising student staff; implementing area-specific residential curriculum plans, facilitating educational opportunities including student conduct meetings and student leadership experiences, communicating with parents and other stakeholders, and organizing opening and closing processes. Residence Education Coordinators create and promote a learning centered, nurturing residential community, and must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualified candidates will have a master’s degree in higher education administration, counseling, or related field.

Other key knowledge, skills and abilities:
Experience working in a residence life setting with demonstrated knowledge of student development. Commitment to student learning. Experience collaborating with academic faculty. Working knowledge of curriculum development. Proven record of collaborative programmatic efforts. The chosen candidate must also have a high level of competence in interpersonal and intercultural relations and a proven ability to work with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply online at http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701309
Applicants with questions regarding the application process may be directed to Jen Bannon, Associate Director of Residential Life at reslife@purdue.edu.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University prohibits discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders and in conformance with the procedures and limitations as set forth in Purdue’s Equal Opportunity, Equal Access and Affirmative Action policy which provides specific contractual rights and remedies. Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program.
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Company Name: Purdue University
Website:http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701309
Company Description:
Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University is one of the nations’ premier institutions with more than 200 areas of undergraduate student and renowned research initiatives. Purdue’s undergraduate and graduate programs rank among the best in the country. Twenty-two of America’s astronauts hold Purdue degrees. Academically, Purdue’s role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here and represent all 50 states and 130 countries. Add about 1000 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that is without rival. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.
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