Website Lincoln Christian University
100 Campus View Dr. Lincoln, IL 62656, 217-732-3168
|Work Schedule:||7 days per week, 20+ hours per week, schedule varies|
|Reports To:||VP of Student Development|
|Amount of Travel Required:||None|
*This position is compensated with free apartment housing and utilities.
The Apartment Manager serves as an important member of the Student Development team. The Apartment Manager implements the Student Development mission and program plan through the oversight of the comprehensive living and learning environment in the student apartment. The Apartment Manager reports directly to the Vice President of Student Development and abides by the expectations and responsibilities listed in the job description.
- Personal Expectations
Being a member of the Student Development staff requires flexibility, patience, and passion, as well as an incredibly high level of personal integrity. To sustain one’s self and be effective in the role, the Apartment Manager must continually and actively pursue personal well-being through a variety of sources.
- Maintain personal spiritual disciplines, including prayer, Scripture reading, and church attendance
- Be a role model by living a mature, Christian lifestyle an seeking to continually grow in Christ
- Handle mistakes directly and promptly with utmost integrity
- Attend weekly chapel with the campus community
- Administrative Responsibilities
Thorough administration is required for the Apartment Manager position. The Student Development team requires accurate and timely information and relies on the team to provide this information. Good administration will also ultimately serve students by providing them the best services available.
- Process applications for apartment rentals
- Maintain the apartment waiting list and communicate with those on the list
- Process and maintain records related to Lease Agreements
- Communicate with the Fiscal Services Office and the Student Development Office regularly concerning issues relative to student accounts and census
- Perform regular inspections of apartments with Facilities Management Department
- Report short term and long term maintenance and technology issues to Facilities Management Department and Campus Technology Department
- Perform check in/check out inspections and assess appropriate damage fines
- Professional Expectations
The Apartment Manager lives among LCU students and shares life in a way that many other university staff do not. Still, the Apartment Manager serves in a professional capacity and must reflect the professional expectations of the department.
- Maintain availability to residents on a professional level, including regularly scheduled and posted office hours
- Maintain casual availability through regular social interactions with residents, as well as checking voicemail, e-mail, and mail daily
- Submit reports and other assigned materials as directed
- Attend team meetings as scheduled, being both on-time and engaged in meetings
- Community Expectations
All of our living areas support the educational mission of LCU and community programs help to support the overall learning experience at LCU. The Apartment Manager works to foster a lively, engaged community of learners in the apartments.
- Provide a personal, warm, and generous welcome to new tenants and their families
- Help plan and facilitate community events
- Develop and utilize a plan for regular communication with apartment residents to make them aware of campus news, events, and updates
- Manage compliance with state and federal law as well as any insurance requirements
- Enforce the Student Handbook as it relates to residence life
- Process and maintain records related to various issues with tenants
- Other duties
- As with every role on campus, there are other duties that may be asked of the Apartment Manager at times during the school year. While the following list is not comprehensive, it does include some other duties that can be expected throughout the year.
- Serve on campus committees as requested by the Vice President of Student Development
- Stay up-to-date on university emergency procedures and be prepared to respond to emergency events
- Accept as true LCU’s Statement of Faith and support LCU’s mission, vision, core values, and philosophy of education
- Adhere to all University policies faithfully including the Employee Handbook and live “above reproach”
- Participate in the spiritual life of campus (including employee fall retreat with worship service and chapel attendance)
- Encouraged to lead spiritual events and engage in mentoring students
- Attend campus employee meetings as scheduled
- Good interpersonal skills with different internal and external constituencies and demographics for relating successfully and representing LCU effectively
- Good indirect personal skills for use with telephone, email, and other mediums
- Administrative skills for collecting data, organizing information, and generating reports
- Self-starter with initiative and problem-solving skills
- Commitment to the mission and vision of the University
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience: office work experience, Resident Life/student services experience preferred
Computer Skills: familiar with word processing, database administration, brochure and flier publication, and web page use
Certificates & Licenses: n/a
Other Requirements: n/a
- Student Development offices
- Various campus environments
|Reach Above Shoulder||O|
|Squat or Kneel||F|
|Life/Carry||< 10 lbs||C|
|> 100 lbs||N|
|Push/Pull||< 12 lbs||O|
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Applicants should be prepared to respond to the University’s mission, core values, and statement of faith (available at https://lincolnchristian.edu/about-us/). Submit cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Taylor Payne, Director of Human Resources, by email at email@example.com. Submissions will be accepted until position is filled.
Lincoln Christian University was founded in the heart of Illinois in 1944. Today, more than 1,000 students pursue their undergraduate, seminary, and adult and graduate studies education at our main campus, extension sites, and online. The Las Vegas extension site was started in fall 2007 to provide greater accessibility to LCU’s School of Adult & Graduate Studies. LCU’s Las Vegas extension site concentrates on degree completion programs with an enrollment of approximately 60 students. LCU offers a variety of majors and degrees ranging from professional two-year associate degrees to the Doctor of Ministry. The school is historically associated with the Christian Church/Church of Christ, or Restoration (Stone-Campbell) Movement. LCU alumni have served across the United States and in more than 160 countries. LCU gives its students the knowledge, skills, and Biblical worldview to live their mission in the church, the workplace, and the world. Additional information about Lincoln Christian University is available at www.lincolnchristian.edu.
Lincoln Christian University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, disability, or prior military service. Lincoln Christian University encourages applicants who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the University to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Federal guidelines clearly recognize the right of church-related institutions to seek personnel who will support the goals of the institution, including the right to select members of the church to which the institution is related.
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