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Housing Specialist I

Company: Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Housing Specialist I maintains the day-to-day front desk operations of the assigned Residence Hall(s) within the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

* Maintains day-to-day front desk operations of the assigned residence hal
* Assists with the recruitment and selection of student workers.
* Supervises front desk student assistants, creates schedules to ensure coverage. Approves time, provides training and originates personnel action forms.
* Monitors the distribution, collection and inventory of residential room and mailbox keys, building master keys, storage keys, common area keys, vendor keys and electronic swipe keys for assigned residence hall(s).
* Oversees the incoming/outgoing mail, packages and deliveries for residential students in assigned residence hall(s).
* Monitors room reservations and equipment rental for respective building for students, faculty and staff.
* Reports and tracks facilities issues according to department procedures.
* Orders office supplies and monitors office supplies budget for assigned residence hall(s).
* Coordinates the maintenance and upkeep of copier equipment.
* Reviews camera footage and supplies documentation of residence hall incidents.

Other Duties:

* Other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Four years of relevant, full-time experience.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of general office procedures.

Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to operate office equipment including personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and calculator.

Ability to operate personal computers with proficiency and learn new applications and systems

Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files, and reports.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a service-oriented environment.

Ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned and timely decisions.

Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.

Ability to analyze and solve problems, draw valid conclusions, and/or develop appropriate alternatives where applicable.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.

Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.


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Salary Range:

$15.85 - $20.21 an hour ($33,100 - $42,200 annual)

Keywords: Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers , Housing Specialist I, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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