Residence Coordinator Job Description

Residence Coordinator Job Description

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Residence coordinator provides guidance to Residence Hall Directors in matters of student behavior, judicial procedures, and emergency response as hall/campus judicial officers.

Residence Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate the residence hall property and inventory damage billing procedures
Assist in the investigation of policy violations, damages, thefts, Follow up with appropriate staff and students to determine accuracy
Participate in a live-in on-call emergency response rotation
Working hours include evenings and weekends approx
Engage in positive, professional interactions with students as needed for programming, community development, and emergency response needs
In addition to recruiting and supervising RAs, the incumbent will oversee and participate in the on-call rotation with the Resident Assistants
Maintain a visible presence in the Residence Hall as a live-in professional
Advise, recommend and coordinate access to University Life resources for SMSC students
Plan and implement SMSC student orientation with the collaboration of faculty, SCBI staff, and Mason stakeholders
Coordinate Health and Safety checks

Residence Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Residence Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FERPA, NALP, CAM, CPM

Education for Residence Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the residence coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Collage Degree in Education, Counseling, College Student Personnel, Administration, Education Administration, Sociology, Management, Psychology, Graduate, Human Resources

Skills for Residence Coordinator

Desired skills for residence coordinator include:

How to plan and organize events for students
Overall operation
Administering disability support services in higher education setting
Functions and programs of the campus
Show consistency and thoroughness defining university policies and procedures
Residents located in the residence hall
Latest in computing and technology for the student affairs area

Desired experience for residence coordinator includes:

Collaborate with faculty, Smithsonian personnel and other stakeholders to ensure a positive and educational experience for students
Act as essential personnel in times of emergency and at critical times
Assist in the investigation of policy violations, damages, thefts, Follow up with appropriate staff and tenants to determine accuracy
Provide crisis response and respond to duty calls throughout campus
Ensure the maintenance of order within the residence hall
Supervise the administrative duties associated with the operation of the residence hall

Residence Coordinator Examples


Residence Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of residence coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for residence coordinator
  • Coordinate the opening and closing of the residence hall in conjunction with the opening and closing of the academic year and various vacation periods
  • Approve all room changes within the residence hall
  • Perform inspections of student rooms to maintain appropriate standards of health, safety, and maintenance as directed by the Director of Residence Life
  • Report needed repairs to custodial/maintenance staff and supervisor
  • Represent the Office of Residence Life on designated committees as assigned by the Director of Residence Life
  • Represent the Office of Residence Life on Admissions panels and tabling
  • Plan, coordinate and execute sessions during Summer Orientation to highlight the Office of Residence Life responsibilities and services
  • Establish effective working relationships with other campus offices and departments to ensure quality services for the resident population
  • Assist in assessment and evaluation of Residence Life programs and services
  • Attend Campus Life Team Meetings at least 3 times a semester with OSLA and the Dean
Qualifications for residence coordinator
  • Participate in projects related to the departmental goals
  • Assist with periodic RA program planning and shopping
  • Commitment to the objectives of higher education
  • Extreme emotional stability
  • Coordinate, plan, evaluate, and oversee the implementation of educational, academic, and cultural programming and other supportive resources that will help students persist to graduation from the University by collaborating with other departments, staff, faculty, and student group
  • Advise Hall Council and encourage the organization and its leaders as they seek to enhance the quality of life in the residence hall

Residence Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a residence coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for residence coordinator
  • Update database consistently to reflect accurate status of vacant spaces
  • Work to prevent crisis situations, respond appropriately to confidential matters, and provide appropriate referrals to other University departments/resources as needed
  • Work closely with the Assistant Directors for Residence Life in developing programming activities for the building with the assistance of the Resident Advisor staff
  • Directly supervise between 4 and 17 Resident Advisors
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings and one on one meetings
  • Support the efforts of Housing and Residence Life’s student leadership organizations including, but not limited to, RHA (Residence Hall Association), NRHH ( National Residence Hall Honorary), and RAA (the Resident Advisor Association)
  • Provide academic, career, and personal advising for students living in the residence halls
  • Complete one to two summer assignments including, but not limited to, summer housing, summer conferences, orientation, student leadership, and living learning community initiatives
  • Maintain at least 15 regular office hours per week
  • Provide assistance with all recruiting, admissions, and retention efforts
Qualifications for residence coordinator
  • ART certified through SAACURH and NACURH
  • Develop and lead a variety of therapeutic recreational groups and programs including but not limited to discussions, life reviews, reminiscing, current events, exercises, socials, music, educational events, crafts, games, community integration, intergenerational activities, and pet therapy
  • Work as a cooperative team member with other Recreation Therapy staff and others staff to coordinate and lead facility wide events
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement a plan of care, which addresses an individual clients’ physical, mental, and psychosocial well being
  • Order materials and resources for therapeutic client recreation such as reading materials, art supplies, games, traveling library services, talking books, sensory items, Makes resources available to neighborhood staff as needed
  • May be responsible for completing Minimum Data Sets (MDS) for initial, quarterly, annual and significant change (nursing center only), does assessments, completes progress notes, updates service plan and meets regulatory requirements

Residence Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a residence coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for residence coordinator
  • Assists in supervision of 19 RA staff through regular one on one meetings, ongoing staff development and recognition, staff accountability, assisting with the opening and closing of residence halls, and conducting regular health and safety inspections of residence hall rooms
  • Serve as a student Conduct Hearing Officer
  • Serves on Departmental and Divisional committees
  • Assists with departmental technology
  • Serve as the Coordinator for Residence Life (CRL) for up to three residence halls (including the Training Ship Golden Bear) and supervise up to 20 Residence Hall Officers, building maintenance, upkeep, and custodial services
  • Assist with management of all aspects of student housing and summer conference housing
  • Enforce the terms and conditions of the Student Housing License Agreement, Student Handbook and all federal laws
  • Assist with planning, coordination and management of move-in and move-out process
  • Schedule and perform room inspections and assess damage billing fees
  • Assist with management of student occupancy
Qualifications for residence coordinator
  • Current Food Handler’s Permit within three months of employment
  • Daily tasks include walking around the office, sitting for data entry and completing administrative tasks, walking through buildings, responding to phone calls, reading electronic messages, reviewing hard-copy messages, communicating with multiple staff members verbally and in type-written format
  • Periodic Tasks include giving facility tours, traveling to conferences, hosting recruitment informational sessions, participating in interviews and staff selection activities, standing during programs, activities, meetings or events
  • Excellent administrative, written and oral communication skills are required
  • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to work in groups independently strongly preferred
  • The Coordinator for Residence Hall Operations interacts extensively with other University departments and student paraprofessional staff

Residence Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of residence coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for residence coordinator
  • Keep Director of Housing & Residential Life (DHRL) regularly informed of all pertinent situations
  • Serve in five-person duty rotation and respond to any campus emergencies
  • Collaborate with Assistant Director for Residential Learning Communities and Assessment to develop, implement, and coordinate all aspects of ICEI Residence Life program (trainings, monitoring health and safety of ICEI students, monitoring ICEI student involvement in residence life)
  • Manage ICEI Day and Residence Life Peer Mentoring programs
  • Co-supervises 15-19 undergraduate Resident Assistants (RAs) and/or office student staff
  • Supervises undergraduate and/or graduate staff and develop a team that will implement all the activities, programs and services needed to create inclusive communities that reflect the mission and goals of Residence Life
  • Responds effectively and efficiently to resident concerns, and work with colleagues from Residence Life and Housing to address facilities related issues
  • Ensures the quality work of the building staff(s) through meetings, training, evaluation, ongoing supervision, and the establishment of short and long-term performance objectives
  • Works with staff members to build their community development skills and intervene when necessary to ensure the staff is doing all they can to build positive inclusive communities
  • Develops a strong building team(s) and hold all staff accountable for the high expectations of the department
Qualifications for residence coordinator
  • The incumbent may be required to provide Coordinator for Residence Life support for up to four months with Summer Conference Housing and/or on the annual training cruise for 30 to 60 days
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2-3 years experience in operations, sales and/or customer service – preferably in the hospitality or travel sector
  • Previous experience working in campus housing and residence life is desirable
  • Will assist Director in recruiting and hiring Resident Assistants other assigned student workers
  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions is necessary, along with the ability to understand human behavior
  • A background check (including a criminal records check and fingerprinting) must be satisfactorily completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU

Residence Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a residence coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for residence coordinator
  • Advises and develops students involved with hall government, living learning community peer mentors, and in-hall student leaders with an emphasis on empowerment and leadership development
  • Under the direction of the Campus Director, supports the daily operations of Residence Life and the fostering of a unique campus culture
  • Participates in campus based, departmental, and divisional training and is responsible for the evaluation of student staff
  • Supervise, train, evaluate and select (8-12) undergraduate Resident Assistants (RA)
  • Advise Hall Council(s) within your area
  • Chair a Residence Life Committee (student staff selection, training, recognition, in-service)
  • Meet with students experiencing personal or academic challenges and facilitate connections with campus resources
  • Assist with collateral assignments including staff selection and training, search committees, large scale program planning, advising for the Residence Hall Association, advising of the Thursday Night Takeover programming series, Housing Administrative Review Team, collaborations with campus partners
  • Monitor status of general student, MLC, and program applications and follow-up to ensure applications are submitted on time
  • Assign students on line
Qualifications for residence coordinator
  • The Coordinator of Residence Life, Programming & Assessment is currently a live-off position
  • A valid California Driver’s License, CPR and First Aid certificates must be acquired within six months of hire and maintained thereafter
  • Bachelor's degree and training in student development and/or counseling-related issues
  • 1-2 years of graduate or professional experience working directly with college students
  • An understanding of and demonstrated commitment to engaging underrepresented and majority culture students in issues of diversity and inclusion and supporting underrepresented student success at predominantly white institutions
  • Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs Developmental Psychology, Education or a related field is preferred

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