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Summer Assistant, Residential Life (LCCC Students Only)

Summer Assistant, Residential Life (LCCC Students Only)

ID 
2017-2090
# of Openings 
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Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
4/25/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

This is a part-time, temporary positon open to current LCCC students enrolled in at least 1 credit hour for Summer session 2016.

 

Job Summary:

Summer assistants (SA’s) are part-time paraprofessional staff members within LCCC Student Life that help assist summer students and summer guests of the Residence Hall as well as prepare for their arrival.  During the Summer Term, the Residence Hall houses two categories of occupants.  The first is credit students taking classes at LCCC.  To these residents we offer similar, but scaled down, services as during the academic year.  The second category includes conference guests that rotate in and out of the building throughout the summer.  Conference guests participate in events and activities sponsored by Facilities and Events Office and to them we offer services similar to that of hotel lodging.  There are six positions available during the summer.

SA’s work closely with and are under the direct supervision of the Director for Residential Living and Learning (DRLL) and the Administrative Assistant.  The Residence Hall is under the administration of the Dean of Students, and abides by the policies set forth by the College.

 

 

Start Date: May 2017.

 

Compensation: $8.71/hr. Commensurate with Experience.

Essential Functions

PROVIDE OFFICE/DESK COVERAGE/REGULAR RA DUTIES

•             Work the front desk and help assist the administrative assistant with other desk duties as assigned.  10-15 hours per week
•             Sort, dispute and forward mail
•             Help set up keys and proximity devices for summer guests, inventory keys when returned
•             Make signage for all the different groups and help make them feel comfortable
•             Perform duty (security) rounds
•             Perform linen exchanges (when needed) and keep the linen room organized
•             Perform after hours check-in and check-outs of summer guests
•             Assist guest during after-hours with emergency needs via duty phone i.e., maintenance and plumbing issues, safety concerns, noise complaints etc. (Duty phone is to be transferred from one summer assistant to another after 24 hours)
•             Work to establish a community where students can study and sleep.  Refer noise concerns appropriately as they occur and as you become aware of them
•             Other duties as assigned

 

SETUP/CLEANING OF SUITE DUTIES

•             General setup and cleaning responsibilities in the Residence Hall suites
•             Setup each suite according to Conference and Events schedule
•             Setup duties include: supply rooms with blankets, pillows, linens, towels, soaps and trash cans, toilet paper and make sure the room is clean and ready to be occupied
•             After conference guests checkout each suite is required to be cleaned
•             Cleaning duties include: Vacuum carpets and floors, trash cans - empty, clean as needed and replace bags, wipe down counter in the kitchenette area and the bathroom, scrub tub, sinks, and toilet, restock (linens, soap, etc.) as necessary, wash dry and fold all linens used

 

SERVING AS A RESOURCE/REFERRAL AGENT
•             Assist guests and residents by providing information about the Residence Hall and LCCC
•             Know resources available on campus and make referrals as necessary/appropriate
•             Assist guests with finding information regarding the campus and community of Cheyenne
•             Update community bulletin boards as directed

 

ACTING AS A MEMBER OF THE RESIDENCE LIFE STAFF TEAM
•             Attend all scheduled training programs prior to and throughout the summer term
•             Participate in regular staff meetings, one-on-one supervisory meetings, formal evaluation processes and departmental assessment surveys
•             Enforce all policies in a consistent and timely manner
•             Report all safety and security issues regarding the Residence Hall appropriately
•             Contribute to a rotating duty schedule with fellow SAs, including weekday and weekend duty nights.  Perform security rounds and hold office hours on a regular basis as assigned
•             Participate in opening/closing processes for students and conference groups throughout the summer (SA’s are expected to arrive early/stay late until process is completed)
•             Provide Residence Hall supervision whenever present in the Residence Hall
•             Assist Residence Life in other ways as requested or assigned

 

 

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


•             Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and minimum semester GPA of 2.0
•             Maintain good financial standing (defined as not being delinquent or in default with the Business Office) and good judicial standing (defined as not being on College Disciplinary Probation) for the duration of employment
•             Role model a standard of personal conduct commensurate with job responsibilities
•             Abide by all college and Residence Life policies, as well as all local, state and federal laws
•             Prioritize the position as your principal out-of-class activity; any competing employment or activities are at the discretion of the Director for Residential Living and Learning (outside employment requires pre-approval and is limited to 10 hours/week)

Must reside in an on campus residence hall room to help manage crisis situations and serve in an on duty capacity.  Students are allowed 10 nights away and must be approved by the DRL.  

• Black out dates where students cannot take time away include May 14-May 21, June 7th - June 14th, and June 14th-June 18th, and June 29th - August 7th

 

Physical/Mental Demands: 

  • Sitting for extended periods of time in an office environment
  • Climbing stairs on a regular basis
  • Moving of furniture i.e. beds, mattresses, dressers, tables, and chairs in order to properly clean rooms
  • Bending and squatting to properly clean bathrooms and floors
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus to determine the status of classroom windows and door lock/latched status
  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including evenings and changing schedules due to course enrollment
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the office space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Current LCCC student enrolled in at least 1 credit hour for Summer/2017 Semester

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

http://lccc.wy.edu/

http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources