University Housing and Technology Coordinator
Category: Other Professional
Department: Residential Life and Housing
Locations: Normal, AL
Posted: Jan 12, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 157792
About Alabama A &M University :
Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the
high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for
the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of
200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville.
AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings
under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of
Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral
Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The
School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree
programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and
Reporting to the Director of Residential Life and Housing, The Room Assignment
& Technology Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of room
assignments and technology for new and returning students throughout the year,
including summer. This position works closely with many University offices
including Admissions, Financial Aid, Disability Services, Student Accounts,
and various Academic Units.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the master calendar for Residential Life & Housing's
registration process, to include summer housing.
Coordinate the ongoing housing application process and annual housing
Coordinate the early arrival/late departure process for students needing
to move in early and/or move out late.
Oversee the meal plan loading/removing process, and general meal plan
tracking and/or updates.
Coordinate the mechanics of assignments including special interest living
communities and living learning communities that are placed within the
Work with Athletics to gather break housing needs, and coordinate the
placement/reassignment of athletes when the residence halls are closed
during the academic year.
Ensure accuracy of data by running daily reports and working with the
staff to verify the accuracy of data.
Plan and coordinate the logistical aspects of summer housing programs that
are sponsored by Alabama A&M University.
Provide day-today response to room changes, vacancies and reassignment of
Provide professional, customer service oriented response to students,
parents, and guardians as limited by federal and state laws.
Work with Hall Directors and Property Manager to implement technology in
the housing application process.
Manage the housing assignment process, including cancellations and no-
Maintain a working knowledge of software associated with room assignments.
Maintain and processes all wait list applications in order to fill current
and future vacancies.
Responsible for ensuring maximum occupancy by running and reviewing daily
reports and completing appropriate follow through with staff members.
Organize the mechanics for all new student placements.
Participate in the yearly review of the housing handbook and formulates
rules and procedures as appropriate for operation.
Participate in weekly staff meetings and disseminate information as
Responsible for updating, creating and dissemination of electronic
messaging in the form of posters, flyers, and on-line website marketing
materials related to the housing calendar information and the registration
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications,
Bachelor's degree (Bachelor's degree in relevant field is a plus)
2-5 years of experience in database computer technologies or a relevant
Minimum two (2) years of professional residence life experience.
Experience with database computer technologies, e.g., Adirondack
Solutions, CBORD, and Banner, Simplicity-Residence, or similar programs.
Experience in social media, Twitter, Instagram etc.
Must have strong project management, time management, and organizational
Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office to include, Word, Outlook, Excel
Must have the ability to lift a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
Ability to walk buildings and up and down stairs.
Conditions of Employment:
Must possess or obtain a valid driver's license
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent networking skills
Must be willing to learn and work with new and existing technology
Ability to travel to professional conferences
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties
of this job, the individual is:
Regularly required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear
Frequently required to walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel
Climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who
are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color,
national origin, gender, age, or disability.
Please submit the following documents online
Unofficial transcript (if applicable)
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URL: www. aamu.edu
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