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Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Finance and
Administration, the Assignments Coordinator has carries-out the
responsibilities for the management of housing assignment policies
Coordinates room assignments procedures for all students
Maintains up-to-date records on all room changes and available
Coordinates the new student assignment and roommate matching
Assists with the assignment process for returning students for the
fall and spring semesters and May Experience.
Assist with the summer and interim housing assignments.
Enters all student room assignments and all commuting and
off-campus students into the campus administration ERP system (i.e.
Workday) and maintains accurate records on a continual basis.
Directs and manages the early arrival process for students.
Maintains accurate floor plans for all residential facilities, and
updates those plans when appropriate. Trains, provides work
direction, and problem solving assistance for student workers plus
reviews work of less-experienced staff. Assists other staff on
assignments-related responsibilities as seasonal work-loads
Coordinates the accommodation process for all requests received to
provide an accommodating housing assignment.
Coordinates special accommodation requests with the Student Office
for Accessibility Resources, Health Services, and the Counseling
Center and finds appropriate housing to meet the needs of students
approved for special housing accommodations.
Provides information and excellent customer service, as
appropriate, for parents and family communications.
Maintains knowledge of projects and workflows through office and
provides additional support when needed.
Provides requested information to investigators who are performing
background checks on Furman alumni.
Works with Census Bureau representative to administer surveys per
academic year to random students.
Tracks processes and procedures within the department and suggests
Provides excellent customer service while interacting with
students, parents and others who visit the Housing and Residence
Lives in an unfurnished two-bedroom apartment at The Vinings.
Serves in Level 1 On-Call Crisis Management Rotation.
Follows safety procedures.
Complete performance review process with supervisor to understand
job performance expectations and how they fit into the department
and University goals.
Perform other duties as assigned in support of the goals and
objections of the Division of Student Life. The intent of this job
classification description is to provide a representative summary
of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required
of positions in this classification and shall not be construed as a
declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any
particular position. Employees may be requested to perform
job-related tasks other than those specifically present in this
Daily contact with members of own work unit and immediate
supervisor, students, and student workers to plan, coordinate,
solve problems or present information related to mutual
Responsibility for Final Decisions
Reviews work to ensure compliance with procedures and
Responsible for own work. May assist or instruct others doing
similar work; including student workers.
Decisions require the consistent theme of fairness and the
application of relativity in decision-making.
Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes and
steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure
to follow and applying the established rules and procedures.
Errors are readily detected within the department or section in
which they occur, but may affect the work of others within the unit
to trace errors and make corrections.
: Associate Director of Finance and
Work is performed independently except where the interpretation of
law, policy, rule, complex procedure or request for exception is
Bachelor's degree in education or a related field, plus related
Understanding of student learning and development theory.
Ability to apply discretion and relativity in
Ability to create, coordinate, and assess educational programs for
Ability to solve problems.
General knowledge of office management techniques.
Proficiency in Word, Data Systems, management, other software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability
to effectively communicate with a variety of diverse constituents
both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of superior customer service standards and
Ability to interpret policy and procedures established within the
Department of Housing and Residence Life.
Ability to organize workflow and coordinate projects within the
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time, both
independently and collaboratively.
Availability to work after hours and/or weekends and on-call, as
specified by supervisor.
Master's degree preferred.
Familiarity with higher education administrative business processes
Knowledge of housing management system and reporting system
Work is performed under usual office conditions. Occasional
evenings and weekends required.
Job Posting End Date (if date is blank, posting is open
To apply, visit https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Assignments-Coordinator_R001528
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the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to
create a community of people representing a multiplicity of
identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief,
sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background,
ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of
employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.