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, has openings available for Residence Hall Coordinators to serve as part of a team of student life professionals during the next academic school year, August through May. The Residence Hall Coordinator is a 9-month position, responsible for building community and caring for students in a designated area of the Residence Halls. Residence Hall Coordinators are responsible for developing educational programming, advising and mediating student concerns, enforcing policy, creating safe communities, advising student groups, and developing other special projects. Interlochen is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minorities and other individuals from underrepresented groups. The Academy enrolls over 500 students, of which approximately 20% are international, and nearly 25% are ethnic minorities.
Major job responsibilities include:
Provide care and a variety of direct support services to students in a residential setting and assist with the oversight of the residential education program.
Implement educational and social programs that develop social and emotional skills, student leadership, intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, and are developmentally appropriate.
Facilitate the development of communities that are welcoming and accepting of people of all races and ethnicities, abilities, ages, genders, national origins, religions, and sexual orientations.
Support 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.
Build relationships with a variety of campus partners in an effort to strengthen student supports tailored to their students’ needs.
Maintain detailed administrative records related to the care of students.
Assess and mediate student conflict, and listen to and summarize individual and group concerns.
Interpret and enforce policies and procedures that relate to student conduct concerns.
Engage students in programming and conversations about diversity and social justice and confront situations of bias, as necessary.
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.
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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.