Residential Mentor (FT)

US-FL-Bradenton
1 month ago
ID
2017-3803
# of Openings
4
Category
Campus Life (Residential Life)

Overview

Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

 

Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

 

We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

  • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
  • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
  • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
  • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
  • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

Responsibilities

Job Title:  Residential Mentor – Non-Live-In

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Department:  Campus Life

 

Position Summary: Responsible for monitoring, communicating and overseeing the day to day routines and schedules of our Student Athletes and the residence hall(s) promoting a safe, secure and healthy environment for their development.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Serve as a responsible, adult presence, providing guidance and support in the residence halls for staff and student-athletes
  • Assist student-athletes with multicultural development, learning, character building, community development and personal well-being
  • Assist in the analysis and implementation of policies and procedures ensuring that the student-athlete code of conduct is being maintained
  • Participate and follow up on recreational, educational and cultural programs for student-athletes
  • Promote a positive healthy environment for the student-athletes
  • Evaluate, oversee and maintain the residential hall, including room checks, maintaining a safe, secure and healthy living environment
  • Work collaboratively to develop maintain and administer a Residential Life Curriculum.
  • Keep track of student-athletes’ daily schedules
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects, diligently track and meet deadlines that affect student and campus life
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
  • Other duties as assigned

Operations

 

  • Monitor students in dorms and throughout campus, including wake up and curfew times
  • Perform regular walk-a-rounds and inspections of the residence halls working with maintenance, accommodations and other departments to coordinate and direct upkeep requests
  • Coordinate with safety and security staff to ensure the security of students and residence hall(s)
  • Assist with housing process including check in/out, early arrivals and opening/closing of residence halls
  • Attend and contribute to department meetings
  • Attend and contribute to general planning for Academy and summer camp programs
  • Assist with the design, implementation and facilitation of training programs for temporary/part-time/full time Campus Life staff 

Communication

 

  • Communicate and follow up on conduct expectations of all student-athletes
  • Communicate and enforce appropriate disciplinary actions for violations
  • Collaborate and communicate emergency response and crisis management plans for various situations including weather, lockdown, student illness, injury, etc.
  • Collaborate with departments including sports, academics, health services for student-athlete’s development
  • Communicate openly and regularly with parents/guardians
  • Assist with orientation and acclimation of student-athletes to campus life
  • Communicate daily with staff regarding residence life happenings

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling or related area
  • Experience with residential life, summer camps or secondary school
  • Must be 21 years old
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one
  • Experience in counseling, crisis response and mediation
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • Must possess good judgment and sensitivity relating to students of various backgrounds
  • Ability to handle challenging situations professionally and with sensitivity
  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced organization
  • A superior work ethic
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills

 

  • Master’s degree in Education or Counseling
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Experience in education, sports or related area
  • Experience with overseeing 50+ residents
  • Proficient with computer and web applications
  • Experience in a high-pressure, academic/performance setting
  • Bilingual

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Must be able to move around residence hall, including stairs
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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