College Assistant Position Essay

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I am writing to apply for the Chadbourne Residential College Assistant Director position, after reading the position description I believe that this position is a great match for my strengths, skills, and passions. I am looking for a position that allows me to use strengths on a daily basis, but that will challenge me to learn and grow as a professional, I believe this position is that “fit” that I am seeking. Please allow me to elaborate on how my experiences and transferable skills, meet the qualifications of the position.

I have seven years of post masters experience in student affairs, five of them I spent working in residence life at two different universities, creating strong communities, mentoring and supervising student staff, holding students to a high level of accountability, providing engaging training, and setting goals and learning outcomes. I have a passion for the living learning
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I have shown these strengths through supervision, syllabus writing, presentations, and my state involvement with the Wisconsin College Personnel Association. I also have experience working with learning communities, at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater I worked with three different learning communities and collaborated with faculty and staff to provide a great in and out of the classroom experience for the students.

While at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater I also worked with the international student population. I hosted a Global Village specialized living environment in my building and served as a liaison to the International Student Association. In these roles I learned a lot about the international student experience and gained additional knowledge on how to be an ally for all students who are under-served in our communities. I strive to be a support for all student so that they can feel welcomed, supported and heard at their
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