RESIDENCE LIFE COORDINATOR, TAIPEI
About Minerva Schools at KGI
Minerva, based in San Francisco, California, offers a unique undergraduate experience for the brightest, most motivated students in the world.
Minerva has been deliberately designed to teach the capabilities needed to solve complex challenges. Combining a reinvented curriculum, rigorous academic standards, cutting-
edge technology, and an immersive global experience, Minerva provides an exceptional and accessible education to prepare future leaders and innovators across all disciplines.
Minerva formed an alliance with Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), a WASC-accredited institution and one of the Claremont Colleges, to establish the Minerva Schools at KGI in 2013.
Minerva undergraduate students come from all over the world to spend their first year in residence in San Francisco, and then live and study in a different major world city every semester thereafter : Seoul, Hyderabad, Berlin, Buenos Aires, London, and Taipei.
For the Class of 2020, Taipei will be their seventh and final city in their last year, just prior to returning to San Francisco for graduation.
These rich international experiences provide students with deep global understanding and skills.
Minerva is seeking one experienced Residential Life / Student Affairs professional to join the Student Affairs team in Taipei to support the health, safety and welfare of students during the fall 2019 semester.
Reporting to the Taipei Manager of Student Affairs & Operations, the Residence Life Coordinator is the live-in professional with overall responsibility for supporting students in the residential setting where the students live, work and study.
The role, on a fixed-term contract, includes supporting about 120 Minerva students from the Class of 2020 (fourth years) as they complete a semester of studies in Taipei from September through December 2019.
Specifically, the coordinator is the central point of contact for students in relation to visas, health insurance, access to healthcare, city resources, etc.
It requires interfacing with students, emergency contacts, and other external constituents while working with a small Taipei-
based team to ensure students’ health, safety and rich cultural experience in Taiwan. This role is best suited to those who love working directly with students on a daily basis and want to develop their skills as student affairs professionals.
Applicants must be polished, professional, enthusiastic and be willing to live in housing with students for the four months of their residency.
As part of the Student Affairs team at Minerva, the residence life coordinator is responsible for :
handling student conduct and affiliated disciplinary processes; supporting the community
This position requires availability on-site every day and on-call when off site. Any time off is coordinated with other team members so that staff are always available on site and on call for the safety and welfare of the students, including on weekends.
To apply, please submit :
1) A cover letter addressing how you meet the needs of this role with specific examples, and why you believe you are a good fit for Minerva.
2) Your resume, inclusive of education, work history, and experience summary.
3) Contact information for two professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Expected Hire Date : October-November 2019
Expected Start Date : November-December 2019