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fold faq Graduate Assistant, Resident Director

Start August 2014

The Graduate Assistant Resident Director (GRD) is responsible for the coordination and development of the total residence program within his or her living area(s). He or she is the main facilitator in the planning and implementation of a meaningful residence life experience for students and Resident Assistants.  The GRD serves as educator, minister and mentor with a developmental philosophy, committed to helping residential students bridge their academic and interpersonal worlds.  This position reports to the Dean of Students.

The GRD is required to live on campus. An apartment is offered on a rent free basis. This position requires enrollment in one of the Master's programs offered at the college. Enrollment is tuition free. The position is 25 hours per week/12 months per year.

SUPERVISORY FUNCTIONS:

Supervisor of a student staff including Assistant Resident Director(s) and  Resident Assistants (RAs)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Leadership of Staff - The GRD is responsible to supervise and develop the Residence Life staff in the effective fulfillment of their responsibilities.
  • Involvement with Students - The GRD is responsible to create an environment conducive to individual student growth. 
  • Administration - The GRD is responsible for maintenance of the residence halls and their functions. 
  • Professional and Personal Growth - The GRD is responsible to participate in professional growth and training opportunities.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Candidates should exhibit leadership ability, helping skills, conflict resolution and organizational ability.
  • Possess a current and valid Class D drivers license.
  • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Mobility that allows on-going interaction with students
  • Able to lift and carry loads of at least 25 pounds
  • Able to sit and counsel/mentor students for at least 45 minutes per session
  • Physically able to drive college vans
  • Able to occasionally stay up late and still conduct office hours and meetings the next day

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least one year experience in residential leadership (RA or ARD)
  • College experience in a like-minded Christian college or university 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Multiple years of experience in residential and college student leadership
  • Current member of the Association for Christians in Student Development (ACSD)

To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to

Category: Staff Positions
fold faq Graduate Assistant, School of Online Studies & Graduate School (SOS/GS)

Start: August 1, 2014    

The SOSGS Academics Graduate Assistant will assist with online course development, online student concerns, and data analysis related to the online program.  The graduate assistant will report to a program chair and work with the corresponding advisors.  Special projects will also be assigned to each assistant that will provide valuable learning experiences for future vocational opportunities or educational studies. 

This position requires enrollment in one of the Master's programs offered at the college. Enrollment is tuition free. The position is 25 hours per week/12 months per year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

The Graduate Assistant will help with the following:

  • Finalize syllabi for each module and update items when needed.
  • E-mail syllabi to instructors and help them order desk copies of texts.
  • Ensure that the course textbooks are properly assigned in MBS.
  • Assist with creating Blackboard course sites.
  • Assist with course standardization efforts.
  • Assist with course improvements such as adding rubrics online content, etc.
  • Process mid-course evaluations and assisting chair with mid-course corrections.
  • Process evaluations and assisting chair with course improvements stemming from evaluations.
  • Assist advisors in following up with attendance issues at the beginning of each Mod. (Google Doc. entries, Monitor the Online Advisor e-mail account)
  • Assist advisors in developing education plans for students.
  • Assist enrollment team and advisors with new student transitional issues.
  • Follow up with students on financial hold lists.
  • Coordinate book vouchers.
  • Track students to determine which are falling behind in their work.
  • Track faculty to determine which are not active in their courses.
  • Track courses to stay on top of revisions that need to be made.
  • Support OMS assessment work (prepare OMS rubrics, schedule OMS collections, and analyze results)

Graduate Assistant special projects may include the following:

  • Assist program chairs in revising one class per semester.
  • Serve as a teaching assistant in one class per semester (depending on student background, major, and goals).
  • Assist the program chairs in developing a new analytics project to improve course offerings, overall design, and scheduling in order to maximize course enrollment and student satisfaction.
  • Assist the program chairs and advisors in developing a new analytics project to help improve retention, course loads, graduation times and student support.
  • Assist with program reviews.
  • Assist program chairs with a special project (i.e. a better conditional student admission process; faculty training initiatives, new program development, community partnerships, program research)
  • Assist with Facebook page, Crown Online Now blog, and other social media.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate in a cultural setting.  Highly motivated individual with an ability to work towards a goal with limited supervision at times.
  • Enrollment in one of Crown’s various Master’s degree programs.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, organizational, communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience using social media.
  • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous college level work experience (helpful but not required)

 

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to the above minimum qualifications):

 

  • Computer skills – Database Management (Experience with Microsoft Access and Excel), Learning Management System experience.

 To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to 

 

 

 

Category: Staff Positions
fold faq Resident Director/Director of Student Activities

Start:  August 1, 2014

[Full-time 10 month, August 1 through May 31]

The Resident Director (RD) is responsible for facilitating the total residence life program within his or her living area(s). The RD serves as educator, minister and mentor with a developmental philosophy, committed to helping residential students bridge their academic and interpersonal worlds.  This RD also carries an auxiliary position as the Director of Student Activities. Responsibilities include supervision and evaluation of student staff, oversight of activities, and ensuring that activities align with Crown College values. This position supervises various student leaders including an Assistant Resident Director(s), Resident Assistants (RAs), and the Student Activities Board (SAB). This position reports to the Dean of Students.

The RD works out of an office and lives on campus in a designated apartment, rent free. This live-in position includes a full benefit package.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Leadership of Staff - The RD is responsible to supervise and develop the Residence Life staff and Student Activities Board in the effective fulfillment of their responsibilities.
  • Involvement with Students - The RD is responsible to create an environment conducive to individual student growth. 
  • Administration - The RD is responsible for maintenance of the residence halls and their functions. 
  • Professional and Personal Growth - The RD is responsible to participate in professional growth and training opportunities. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Candidates should exhibit leadership ability, helping skills, conflict resolution and organizational ability.
  • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Mobility that allows on-going interaction with students
  • Able to lift and carry loads of at least 25 pounds
  • Able to sit and counsel/mentor students for at least 45 minutes per session
  • Physically able to drive college vans
  • Able to stay up late (1 AM or so) and still conduct office hours and meetings early the next day

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least two years experience in residential leadership (RA or ARD)
  • College experience in a like-minded Christian college or university
  • Current and valid Class D driver's license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Student Development/Affairs or related field
  • Two years experience in a Christian college or university residential setting (RD or Graduate RD)

TO APPLY:

Email cover letter and resume to:

 

 

Category: Staff Positions
fold faq Database Administrator and Software Developer

[Full-time]

Database Administrator and Software Developer 

 

This position has primary responsibility for database development and administration and software development.  This person needs to be a dynamic and self-motivated Christian with experience in the design, development and deployment of software applications and databases.

 This position is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of our software applications, database development and maintenance, and data interface programs.

 This person will work within the Information Technology group but will work closely with marketing, admissions, academic, and athletic staff members of our College, so strong communication skills are needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  Database Administration

  • Design, develop and maintain databases in MySQL and MS SQL
  • Maintain and upgrade databases on current applications
  • Monitor databases to optimize database performance and resource use
  • Monitor and maintain database security
  • Manage database back-ups 


Software Application Development and Maintenance

  • Develop and implement software systems and applications to achieve college objectives
  • Analyze current systems and create, test, implement, maintain, and document programs
  • Design, develop and maintain software applications that operate with MySQL and MS SQL
  • Maintain and upgrade current database applications
  • Develop new and maintain existing applications that share data between multiple systems
  • Maintain and update or replace existing Ruby on Rails, PHP, and Perl applications
  • Document software applications
  • Maintain source code control

Web Site Development and Maintenance

  • Understand the Internet and Intranet’s role in the business including web-based marketing, security, and educational environment.
  • Apply new technology, media, interactive research and emerging standards related to the Internet web sites.
  • Develop and maintain online data-collection forms and automated responses
  • Research, recommend, and implement additional services as requested

Intranet Application Development and Maintenance

  • Maintains Intranet applications and interfaces currently in Typo3 and JICS
  • Apply new technology, media, interactive research and emerging standards related to the Intranet sites.
  • Work with the various stake holders to design and develop applications to satisfies their needs.
  • Document structure and interaction

Security Systems Use and Maintenance

  • Troubleshoot and Maintain the ID card, camera and door access systems
  • Configure and update the ID card system and door access

Helpdesk Support

  • Provide support to the helpdesk as needed for issues that are outside of their technical abilities or if other helpdesk staff are unavailable 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in software application design, build and deployment.
  • Ability to design, build and maintain database applications.
  • Experience in web site design and development.
  • Works well in a team environment consisting of technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team
  • Strong self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Passion, Integrity and Energy!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • 3+ years’ experience with software development and database applications
  • 3+ years’ experience with web development

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Programming experience with Ruby, PHP and Perl
  • Design and maintenance experience with MS SQL, MySQL or PostgreSQL database servers
  • Programming experience with Typo3
  • Development experience with web authoring, HTML, SEO/SEM, scripting languages, usability, web analytics and social media campaign management.
  • Maintenance experience with Apache and IIS web servers
  • Worked in or with a higher education institution 

 

TO APPLY:

 Email cover letter and resume to

Category: Staff Positions
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