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Faculty 2020

 

  

The Southeastern Association of Housing Officers (SEAHO) Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI) is an intensive four-day experience developed for entry-level housing and residence life professionals who are committed to advancing within the field of university/college housing.

Each year, RELI provides a thorough professional development experience for 32 professionals with 1-3 years of full-time experience who are looking to continue a career in housing and residence life. Participants interact with other colleagues, establish mentor relationships with experienced staff in the field, and explore competencies needed to meet the current and future demands of the profession.

SEAHO is seeking experienced housing and residence life professionals who are interested in serving as faculty for RELI 2020 which will be held at the University of Miami, May 25-May 30, 2020.  RELI utilizes eight experienced housing professionals to serve as faculty to instruct teaching sessions on specific topics, facilitate small group discussions and mentor small group members.

goals

  • To facilitate participants’ competency development through presentations that includes opportunities for interactive learning. This is achieved through topic selection, curriculum building and presentation guidelines.
  •  To offer participants an opportunity to discuss and explore their career development with their mentor and other cluster participants.

RELI accomplishes these goals by ensuring the participants have multiple opportunities to interact and develop on-going discussion with other participants and faculty, including during presentations, cluster meeting times, meals, and informal discussions throughout the week.

BENEFITS

Being a faculty member for RELI affords experienced housing officers the opportunity to contribute to the future of the profession by working directly with younger professionals and supporting their future plans within housing.

Eight experienced housing officers comprise the faculty for each institute. They develop, lead and instruct one presentation on a specific topic, plan and finalize the curriculum with other faculty, and serve as mentors for a cluster of four participants.


Selection CRITERIA

Criteria for successful faculty include:

  • Understanding of contemporary student issues, facilities and administrative practices
  • Presenting experience
  • Positive mentoring and role modeling characteristics
  • Involvement in professional organizations
  • Progressive responsibility and experience in housing or residence life (minimum 8 years)

Selection of the faculty will attempt to ensure a diversity of experience and demographics including:

  • Professional experience and background
  • Institutional type (small/large, public/private, etc.)
  • Location within the SEAHO region
  • Demographics reflective of state and regional involvement

APPLICATIONS

 Individuals who wish to be considered for a faculty position with RELI 2020 must submit the following information:

  •  A brief statement as to why you would like to be considered and why you would be an effective mentor for new housing professionals (250 word limit)
  • A brief statement discussing which of the 8 content area (can be more than 1) you feel most comfortable discussing with participants and what experience you have in that/those area(s). Content topics include: Crisis Management, Facilities, Assessment, Occupancy Management, Career/Professional Development, Supervision, Budgets, and Social Justice (250 word limit).
  •  A resume, specifically including current institution, completed educational degrees, work history, teaching experience and involvement in professional organizations

Applications should be submitted via the SEAHO website beginning Monday, October 21, 2019 through Monday, November 18, 2019. All information collected will be handled confidentially and viewed only by the RELI co-chairs and SEAHO President. 


 Faculty Timeline

October 21, 2019 Resumes of interested faculty will be accepted
November 18, 2019 Deadline to submit application
December 13, 2019

Individuals who submitted materials for consideration will be 

notified of their status

February 2020 Faculty meeting at SEAHO (if attending)
March & April 2020 Faculty conference calls (Dates TBD)
May 25-26, 2020 Faculty arrive at University of Miami
May 27-30, 2020 Participants arrive and RELI 2020 begins
June 1, 2019 Faculty and participants Depart

 

QUESTIONS

RELI faculty inquiries may be directed via e-mail to RELI Co-Chairs:

Name Role School Email  Phone
Stephanie Carter Co-Chair Wake Forest University cartersk@wfu.edu  336-758-5185
Anthony White Co-Chair Radford University awhite173@radford.edu  540-831-5375

 

Please provide a brief statement discussing which of the 8 content areas (can be more than 1) you feel most comfortable discussing with participants and what experience you have in that area(s). Content topics include: Crisis Management, Facilities, Assessment, Occupancy Management, Career/Professional Development, Supervision, Budgets and Social Justice (250-500 word limit)
Please provide a brief statement as to why you would like to be considered and why you would be an effective mentor for new housing professionals (250 word limit).
A resume, specifically including current institution, completed educational degrees, work history, teaching experience and involvement in professional organizations.

Our Mission

SEAHO advances excellence in housing programs and staff by promoting best practices, networking, professional development and involvement opportunities.