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Part-Time

Resident Mentor- Dean of Men

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POSITION SUMMARY: If you have a passion for biblical counseling, an interest in life coaching, and a willingness to encourage college students, this nine-month academic position may be the right fit for you.  Position starts January 2020.  

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be available to students, including living in the residence hall. 
  • Meet with each new student to BJU both in the first and second semester
  • Meet with the assistant group leaders every week. Work with your resident supervisor to hold regular leader meetings. 
  • Be alert to the needs of the students by noticing those who are struggling or who are dealing with significant issues
  • Meet each week with the students on disciplinary probation as well as those needing weekly accountability or those who request regular counsel
  • Keep the resident supervisor informed concerning the needs of students
  • Maintain regular office and front desk hours
  • Be present at weekly staff meetings both in and out of the residence hall
  • Regularly check on international students to see if they are adjusting well
  • Visit those that are in the hospital
  • Transport students to medical facilities
  • Assist in working toward solutions with the student leaders when controversies arise in the room
  • Meet all students during the first weeks of school
  • Attend discipleship seminars
  • Visit discipleship groups throughout the residence hall
  • Enforce BJU policies
  • Participate in room check and resident goodnights (curfew check)
  • Assist resident supervisor in following up with church and outreach accountability.
  • Grow in biblical counseling proficiency through experience and study

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be enrolled for post-graduate studies at Bob Jones University, graduate studies preferred
  • Above all, the counselor is to be an example of the believer in word, thought and action.  He sets the tone for the residence hall in many ways.  His job is to be integrally involved with the leadership framework of the residence hall.  He is to assist the supervisor in whatever capacity necessary.  He is to keep his walk close to the Lord so that he is able to minister in the power of the Holy Spirit in order to see lasting change in those to whom he ministers.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Required Experience: One to two years related experience
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