Interlochen Center for the Arts, seeks energetic, dedicated and creative individuals with a desire to supervise and mentor high school students. Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premier fine arts boarding high school with an enrollment of 470-500, has openings available for Residence Hall Coordinators to serve as part of a team of student life professionals during the next academic school year starting in August 2018 through May 2019. The Residence Hall Coordinator position is a 9-month position that is responsible for the community building and care of students in a designated area of our Residence Halls. They are responsible for developing educational programming, advising and mediating student concerns, enforcing policy, creating safe communities, advising student groups, and developing other special projects.
Major job responsibilities would include the following:
Provides care and a variety of direct support services to students in a residential setting and assists with the oversight of the residential education program.
Responsible for the implementation of educational and social programs that develop social and emotional skills, student leadership, intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, and are developmentally appropriate.
Facilitates the development of communities that are welcoming and accepting of people of all race and ethnicities, abilities, ages, genders, national origins, religions, and sexual orientations.
Supports leadership development for students in a variety of areas including: academics, student groups, student representative board, programming and international student liaisons, and health and wellness.
Builds relationships with a variety of campus partners in an effort to strengthen student supports tailored to their students’ needs.
Responsible for detailed administrative and record keeping tasks related to the care of students.
Assesses and mediates student conflict and has the skills to sufficiently listen to and summarize individual and group concerns.
Interprets and enforces policies and procedures that relate to student conduct concerns.
As an active, live-in member of a diverse campus community, actively engages students in programming and conversations about diversity and social justice and confronts situations of bias that result from lack of understanding.
Challenging problems may include mediating and resolving roommate conflicts and supporting the student in emotional or disciplinary crisis. These decisions will be made in conjunction with the Residence Hall Managers, Assistant Dean of Students, or Dean of Students. Will need to have the skills to sufficiently listen to and summarize individual and group concerns.
This position will be able to guide and support students who struggle with independent living, determine consequences for minor disciplinary infractions, and identify the appropriateness of on and off-campus activities for students.
Due to the nature of the work, and the combined work/living environment, this position must have a commitment to self-care including getting adequate sleep, physical exercise, nutrition, and the ability to seek assistance from others when facing difficulty.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Additionally, with this position a partial apartment in the residence hall (private bath comprised of two connected student rooms), meals (when Dining Services is open) and employee vacation that occurs during student breaks.
Bachelor Degree required.
Ability to maintain a Valid driver’s license and be insured to drive ICA vehicles is required.
Experience mentoring or guiding young people is preferred.
About Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.
Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen ...College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.