Employment / Student Life Campus Manager
The Student Life Campus Manager will support in overseeing student training and the development in Appropriate Independence™ (i.e. hygiene, health, unexpected behaviors, daily living skills, social interactions, etc.), communicate effectively and positively lead the team (i.e. emails, TEAMS, documentation, assessments, meetings, weekly updates, reliability, consistency, professionalism, etc.), and navigate the daily needs of staff and living areas throughout each shift (i.e. coverage, staff development, accountability, concerns, supplies, organization, maintenance, training, etc.).
Schedule/Hours: Full-Time; 1st & 2nd shift mix; combination of weekdays and weekend days.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(include the following; other duties may be assigned)
- Promote, by example and leadership, a positive attitude toward developing Appropriate Independence™ during Student Life
- Oversee and implement area weekday evening/weekend programming for students to ensure Appropriate Independence™
- Provide supervision and support to weekday/weekend and ERS student life staff and provide training, communication, and direction to student life areas through collaboration with the Student Life Director.
- Provide insight into the effectiveness of the Student Life program and offer solutions for ways to improve the student experience.
- Promote continuous improvement and program development
- Enforce the regulations in the Student Handbook
- Manage behavioral issues amongst students and help implement or develop behavior support plans as needed, as well as communicate incident/plan with appropriate staff
- Respond to emergency situations when present and cover shifts as needed
- Assist in hiring, staffing, and finding solutions for filling open shifts.
- Work closely with other SC staff members to ensure that the various components of the college program are working in harmony and complementing one another
- Attend staff meetings as assigned
- Work effectively with team members.
- Maintain positive and supportive relationships with students and their families
- Treat each student with respect and dignity
- Communicate in a courteous and professional manner
- Actively participate in trainings and meetings
- Consistently demonstrate Christ-likeness in actions and words
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred; degree in Education/Special Education is a plus
- Must have experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities
- Must be an effective communicator, including verbal and written communication
- Must possess strong organizational skills
- Must possess a high level of professionalism, including the ability to maintain confidentiality
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- Valid driver's license.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
All new employees are required to pass a physical examination, be tested for and be free of TB and be tested for and free of Hepatitis B (or start the Hepatitis B vaccination series), all within the 90 days immediately prior to starting employment. Shepherds assumes payment for the cost of the physical and TB test as described above and will pay the cost of the chest x-ray and reading if one is required as well as any Hepatitis B testing or immunization. All additional costs are assumed by the employee.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR MISSION
Employee shall commit to the mission of Shepherds College, which is to educate and train students with intellectual and developmental disabilities by equipping them to reach Appropriate IndependenceTM (Ai) through the development of vocational, social, and life skills while inspiring a lasting awareness of God’s plan for their lives. Employee shall have a deep understanding of Ai and its guiding principles, as Ai is the foundation of our education and training programs here at Shepherds College.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR CULTURE
Employee must be in alignment and in agreement with the eight key behaviors that shape our culture here at Shepherds College: 1) Model Christ-likeness - Point others to Jesus through our actions and words; 2) Be Creative - Practice strategic innovation; 3) Pursue Excellence – Whatever it is, make it better; 4) Maximize Strengths - Cultivate the value and potential of every individual; 5) Promote Professionalism – Present the best you, always; 6) Work Together – Collaborate to fulfill our mission; 7) Embrace Accountability – Own the process and the outcome; 8) Experience Gratitude – Recognize and affirm the good.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR FAITH
Employee must be in full alignment and agreement with the Shepherds College Statement of Faith, Biblical Responsibilities of Shepherds Staff, and the Shepherds College Community Covenant. Employee must be part of a faith community that is aligned with traditional protestant Christian faith.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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