We are pleased you are exploring the possibility of serving the William Penn community as one of the 4 Community Events Coordinators (CECs). The following information is designed to help you discern if residence life is where you want to be.
The CEC position description articulates the responsibilities and duties in detail. We encourage you to read this information carefully. We also encourage you to speak to your RA ,Hall Director, and current CEC to learn more about their experiences.
The benefits of being a CEC are enormous. CECs are challenged to apply their leadership, organizational, management, and people skills every day in their work with William Penn University students and staff. They learn about themselves and about working with and serving others. The commitments are significant, but the rewards of seeing students grow, relationships build, and skills honed is well worth it.
Dianne Burns, Co-Director Residence Life
Matt Croonquist, Co-Director Residence Life
Community Events Coordinators serve an important role in the residence hall system. They are selected to facilitate community development, serve as information sources, and to be positive role models for students.. Each CEC is expected to accept the following responsibilities, duties, and expectations.
Programs (activities may be integrated with other dorms). These programs will be discussed in monthly/weekly meetings with the hall director and resident assistants and implemented with a budget agreed upon at the beginning of each semester. Programming should be supported by all of the residence hall staff.
Programs must be publicized in a variety of ways including flyers, radio, and e-mail.
Following completion of the program, the dorm staff will report the activities for the month, cost, and attendance at the monthly Hall Director, Resident Assistants, Residence Life Director Meeting. All receipts must be turned into the Hall Director for submission to the Residence Life Director. All receipts must have the dorm written on the top of the receipt and a check request attached if not generated by the Residence Life Walmart card.
Designated educational bulletin boards should be completed each semester. Educational topic should be discussed in monthly/weekly meetings with the hall director and resident assistants and reported at the last Tuesday of the month meeting with the hall staff and Residence Life Director.
Community Events Coordinators are strongly encourage to support all other campus programs by Student Government Association (SGA), Campus Ministry, as well as athletic and other academic events, but are required to attend activities sponsored by Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Programming Activities for Students by Students (PASS).
- Organize unit/floor attendance at athletic and academic events
- Work with one another to coordinate unit and floor teams for intramural sports and other activities
- Identify potential student leaders and promote their involvement in PASS, RHA, SGA, unit/ floor, hall, and campus activities
- Provide a list of activities or programs to their Hall Director before the last Tuesday of the month in preparation for the monthly meeting.
- Maintain accurate lists of students living in your hall
CEC’s receive half room allowance for the hall they are assigned to.
Failure to complete Monthly programming and bulletin board requirements or advertise extensively will result in a written warning. Two written warnings will result in dismissal from your position.
Violation of the alcohol policy or overnight policy could mean immediate dismissal.
Community Events Coordinators are bound by this contract to follow through with all assigned duties, as well as being supported by and supportive of other residence life staff and security personnel.
Failure to do so will be grounds for immediate dismissal from the position and termination of this contract.
Violations of any college and residence life policies or regulations, as well as local, state, and federal laws will be subject to disciplinary proceedings.
Not abiding by these policies may be means for immediate terminations as a Community Event Coordinator, as well as suspension or dismissal from William Penn University.