CONCORDIA COLLEGE SUMMER INTERN POSITION DESCRIPTION

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CONCORDIA COLLEGE SUMMER INTERN POSITION DESCRIPTION
CONCORDIA COLLEGE SUMMER INTERN POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Residence Life Summer Intern position was created to give an exceptional student staff member the opportunity to gain a
broader perspective of the Residence Life department at Concordia. This position is designed to give the intern valuable job
experience for his/her future. Although not necessary, a student who is interested in pursuing a career in Student Affairs would find
this internship particularly helpful in learning more about the field.
Basic Overview
The Summer Intern has two major job responsibilities: Chairing the Fall Training Committee, and acting as Summer Building
Manager for the Bogstad Apartments. In addition, the Intern will also assist with the Conferences and Events team, Orientation,
and other projects as assigned.
The Intern must be a current Residence Life staff member who is returning to staff in the fall.
Administration
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Demonstrate dependability and good time management by meeting deadlines and completing required tasks
Produce administrative and record keeping work that is clearly written and completed thoroughly
Maintain open communication with residents, staff, supervisors and others
Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills when faced with a problem
Community Building
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Assist and support individual residents, staff members and Summer Programs customers through personal interactions
Establish healthy and productive community standards
Act as a resource/referral source for residents
Build positive relationships with residents and other staff members
Demonstrate an appreciation of the variety of backgrounds, beliefs, values and cultures present in the community
Be aware of issues of oppression and privilege
Confrontation and Policies
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Recognize student behaviors that are not healthy or productive, and address these behaviors
Adhere to departmental and campus policies, contracts and expectations
Confront policy violations in accordance with departmental protocols
Respond appropriately to any emergency situations that arise, and know how to contact the necessary
campus/community resources when needed
Behave ethically and professionally
Self-Awareness
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Set goals and practice self-reflection
Strive to achieve balance and set appropriate boundaries
Utilize personal strengths in the residence life position and reflect on personal vocation
Resist negative peer pressure
Strive for personal wellness in a variety of areas, such as: financial, intellectual, spiritual, career, mental and physical
Mission
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Act in accordance with the philosophy and mission of residence life
Create a safe and welcoming environment for residents that allows them to be socially and academically successful
Requirements
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Chair the Staff Training Committee (plan and facilitate weekly meetings, and follow up with coordinators)
Serve as primary contact for campus and community speakers invited to Fall Training
Assist in development of the Training schedule
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Serve as the Residence Life liaison to Summer Programs, Orientation and other campus departments/groups.
Assist in the evaluation of Fall Training
Reserve all rooms necessary for fall training
Maintain all training records and prepare an end of summer report
Meet weekly with Senior Associate Director and Assistant Director
Act as Summer Building Manager for the Bogstad Apartments
Manage the summer housing list, including tracking check-ins and check-outs
Maintain a 2.5 GPA
Time Commitment
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Begin your contract at noon, Friday, May 8, 2015 and continue your role until Sunday, August 23 (end of Fall Training);
final evaluations and wrap-up work may occur after August 23
The Summer Intern Position is a full time (40 hours a week) position and should be considered your primary commitment
– the intern is not able to take summer classes or be employed elsewhere.
The Summer Intern will work out of the Parke Student Leadership Center, and will assist with Conferences and Events,
Orientation and other student affairs work periodically over the summer
Make arrangements with the Assistant Director in advance for weekends away (no more than half the weekends each
month), or other time off
Position Benefits
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A salary of approximately $4000 (this position is paid hourly)
A single or reduced occupancy apartment at no cost (you may be required to move to a new location halfway through the
summer due to apartment cleaning schedules) – this is an approximate value of $400 a month.
Periodic evaluation of performance with constructive suggestions
References for future positions based on successful performance
Knowledge, skills, training and support to develop your potential and help you successfully fulfill your responsibilities these include: communication, leadership, teamwork, organization, problem solving, creativity, conflict management,
assertiveness, adaptability, decision-making
This portion to be completed after hiring:
By signing this position description, I agree to fulfill the duties outlined herein. Please note: the Department of Residence Life
reserves the right to make necessary changes to this position description without warning.
Print Name (please print legibly): ________________________________ Sign Name: ___________________________________
Date: ___________________________________

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