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Residence Life Coordinator

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Residence Life Coordinator
Department Information

Anticipated start June 25th, 2018

Job Summary

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for promoting a community living experience and the implementation of the Residential Curriculum that fosters individual responsibility, acceptance, and academic and personal growth. Additionally the RLC works collaboratively with colleagues in managing the operations of the residence hall, supporting the Residential Programs and Service’s (RPS) mission, and promoting the values of the organization that include building a safe inclusive environment through leadership, supervision, and crisis management.

Provides direction to and directly supervises the Office Services Assistant, Graduate Assistants and undergraduate Resident Assistants engaged in providing 24 hour per day academic, developmental and counseling support to students. Supports staff and responds to crisis and emergency situations though an area on-call capacity. Coordinates staff duty coverage. Prepares and submits reports and approves hours in the TIME system. Works with human resource personnel in interviewing, hiring, training, and corrective action of staff at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional level. Holds weekly one-on-one meetings as well as team meetings with staff.

In oversight of the Residential Curriculum the RLC maintains daily contact with residents in order to stay informed of needs, concerns, and academic and personal growth; and shares information with the appropriate Residential Life Assistant Director and other Assistant and Associate Directors regarding residents’ needs and the total effect of the living environment on the residents. Provides leadership and support to residents and staff dealing with personal emergency or crisis situations. Works to provide vision and accountability for the Residential Curriculum and the RPS Diversity Statement.

Advises student government groups and works with student leaders to provide programs and activities for residents, and representation to other stakeholders; and develops and maintains ongoing professional working relationships with other residential life staff, academic advisers, librarian, classroom instructors, and other academic personnel working at the residential college to support a healthy, challenging, and supportive academic environment for residents. Works with Conference Services to provide support with all aspect of conference services, including serving as a building point person with the client, check-in/check-out, staffing the residential areas and the center desk operation, and in conduct and emergency response capacities.

Communicates, interprets, and administers residence hall rules and regulations as well as the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, Conduct. Serves as a judicial officer; and in emergency situations works with other residential life administrators and directors in the Office of Student Conduct to provide safety for all students.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration, Counseling, Human Resources, Sociology, Psychology, or related field, with a demonstrated ability in creating positive, intentional growth and engaging opportunities for students and staff.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of administration and staff. Experience working with diverse populations. Strong organizational skills including ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines. Demonstrated computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated commitment to student learning; Two years of supervisory experience; one year of budgetary experience; Experience with electronic systems related to payroll, mail inventory and distribution, room assignments, and judicial case management; Experience with additional management systems related to residence hall operations.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands
Salary Range
Salary Plan PAE
Salary Grade 2SA
FLSA Exempt
Work Location
Job Category Student Affairs/Academic Services

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 06327P
Open Date 11/15/2017
Close Date 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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