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Summer Community Coordinator


Campus Safety

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1. $4,000 stipend, paid out over 10 weeks, $400/week 2. On-campus housing - single room 3. 5 meals per week during dining service hours, May 28-June 22, and three meals per week from June 23-Aug. 2 4. 2 Ursinus staff shirts


The Ursinus Summer Community Coordinator reports to the offices of Conferences and Special Events, Campus Safety and Residence Life. Campus Safety is a division of Student Affairs and oversees public safety and security for the College. Residence Life is a division of Student Affairs and works with students to develop their independence, their ability to communicate effectively, and their appreciation for and engagement in a vibrant and diverse community. The Conferences and Special Events Office coordinates and oversees summer residential programs and other initiatives that welcome guests to become temporary members of the Ursinus College community. An Ursinus Summer Community Coordinator will provide ongoing support to the College during summer programs, working in Campus Safety as a Dispatcher, the residence halls as a Resident Advisor, and throughout campus to provide guest services and assistance. A typical workweek will not exceed 40 hours.  Evening and overnight hours are required.


  • Serve as a campus and community resource to provide helpful, friendly assistance in a professional manner
  • Communicate policies and community standards to UC students and conference guests
  • Receive and triage phone calls; dispatch Safety Officers and emergency services as needed
  • Be familiar with, and effectively implement, all necessary emergency procedures, demonstrating calm leadership in an emergency situation
  • Serve as a campus security authority
  • Maintain records of calls and daily activity using College software components; Address and document violations of Ursinus policy; Maintain confidentiality as appropriate for UC students, guests and staff
  • Assist UC students, guests, and day camp attendees with arrivals and departures as directed
  • Prepare buildings; staff the Key Room and complete audits as necessary; facilitate building access when appropriate
  • Maintain positive working relationships, as well as communicate efficiently and effectively with College faculty, staff and community partners
  • Provide on-site event support for campus events and programs
  • Facilitate residence hall meetings and communicate summer events and programs with UC students
  • Build community among UC students; establish and maintain relationships with each resident; provide two social programs each week for the community (at least one as a community dinner)
  • Participate in training & supervision including but not limited to summer training, weekly staff meetings, and individual supervision meetings
  • Conduct administrative tasks for CASE and Student Affairs; provide office coverage as needed
  • Be available to work on specific days: May 26, June 23, July 4, 5, 10, 12, 14, 19 & 20, August 2 & 3
  • Other duties or projects, as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

The successful applicant must:

  1. Commit to the Summer Community Coordinator Schedule
  2. Live in campus residence hall May 26, 2019–August 4, 2019
  3. Have previous residential/communal living experience, campus safety experience and/or three or more months’ hotel/hospitality experience preferred
  4. Have completed at least 24 course credits with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  5. Be in good academic and social standing
  6. Attend all required trainings (times confirmed during interview process), staff meetings and 1-1 supervision meetings

Professional demeanor; Good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; Ability to provide quality customer service to individuals from diverse backgrounds and effectively deal with people in difficult situations. Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously; Remain calm in stressful situations; Strong knowledge of campus and community resources; Ability to work independently; Ability to closely follow established guidelines; Strong work ethic and commitment to job responsibilities, and the ability to type accurately and quickly on a computer. Abide by and enforce Community Standards and guidelines of Ursinus College.


John Bera

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