Independent Living Advisor (4 F/T) – All shifts available
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Monitors the dorm facilities and the student use to ensure accountability of students that are present for duty on center.
- Provides assistance and guidance to students in an assigned dorm on independent living skills when living on their own.
- Monitors student activity in the dorm and ensure appropriate student actions.
- Directs students and may assist during maintenance and clean-up of dorms and dorm facilities.
- Provides students with training in independent living skills and supports all leadership skills development.
- Reinforces positive behaviors and holds students accountable for negative actions and activities.
- Assists the Residential Counselors to maintain shift logs, data entry and reports any unusual or critical incidents, activities, or facility issues to superiors immediately.
- Supports Residential Counselors, Sr. Residential Counselors, and other team members in providing effective services to students on their assigned dorm assignments.
- Acts as a member of a team with assigned dormitory by completing assigned shift duties and communicating all shift-specific information appropriately.
- Supports all residential, maintenance, and security monitoring activities in the dorm facility areas.
- Other duties as assigned.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
- Ability to relate to and work with disadvantaged youth
- Proven customer service skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to meet frequent deadlines and handle stressful, hectic situations without a loss of efficiency and composure
- Proficient in the use of computer software such as MSWord, Excel, and Outlook, etc.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Some college preferred.
- Residential experience in a group home or college dormitory setting and Job Corps experience preferred.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
- Reading, writing, and communicating fluently in English
- Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone
- Seeing to read labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc.
- Sitting, standing, moving about, or walking for occasional or frequent periods of time
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
- Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping, and reaching overhead
- Retrieving and storing files and supplies; occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects
- General office and dormitory setting
- The indoor and outdoor environment
- May be required to work a flex schedule to include evenings and/or weekends
- Exposure to possible confrontations with students
Status: Full time,Weekends,Night shift,Flexible hours,Varied shifts