Hours: 3:00 pm - Midnight or 11:30 pm - 8:30 am
Job Summary: Responsible for a paraprofessional level of student support and performance duties necessary for an orderly operation of the dormitory program. Responsible for the supervision of students to ensure a safe and secure environment.
• Ensures orderly, clean living conditions by scheduling and supervising clean up and submitting repair requests.
• Provides supervision for the cafeteria, laundry, special activities (on and off Center) and other areas of the program as scheduled or assigned.
• Identifies and assists students in handling special problems and conducts dormitory meetings.
• Maintains communication with students’ counselors, instructors, and with other staff members.
• Attends staff in-service training sessions and other training or meetings as directed.
• Establishes a close working relationship with students, dealing justly and impartially regardless of their ability, achievement or background, and works to motivate them toward goals.
• Initiates and directs dormitory programs, utilizing Center services and activities to benefit students.
• Follows all non-health standing orders.
• Transports students to various activities and events as needed.
• Maintains an environment wherein students and staff feel safe and secure.
• Maintains logbooks as directed and authorized that show activity during shift.
• Ensures case notes and other entries in CIS are accurate and up-to-date.
• Secures students personal property/items when a student is absent for 24 hours; all items are to be placed in property and logged.
• Submits time sheets according to Residential Living Supervisor.
• Assists and trains student leaders per center policy.
• Participates in intramural programs.
• Ensures students meet their evening schedule.
• Provides support for safety and security on center.
• Ensures that buildings are secure and clean at all times.
• Conducts periodic checks and maintains order and discipline in his/her assigned dorm.
• Works towards meeting performance management goals.
• Follows the CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with policy and requirement handbook, DOL guidelines, contract specifications, Horizons Youth Services policies, and Center operating practices and procedures. Must be able to work any shift and day of the week.
Experience: Minimum two years working with youth or related experience and/or training.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate’s Degree in a human service field such as Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, or related and fields is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid State Driver’s License.