The Residential Life Coordinator role is a 12 month, professional live in position reporting to the Director of Residential Life. The Residential Life Coordinator participates as a member of the Residential Life staff, creates opportunities for student development through excellent programming and individual student interactions, and demonstrates a strong student focus with evening and weekend commitments. This position is responsible for the organization and leadership of student development activities, supervision of RA and desk staff, adjudicating conduct, and management of administrative operations of assigned residential areas.
Areas of Responsibility:
Advising and Supervising
Supervises Resident Assistants within assigned area
Manages residential areas consisting of 150-300 residents
Supports student programming efforts and assists with program advisement, implementation, and coverage
Program Development, Implementation, and Assessment
Develops and coordinates programs and promotions for Residential Life
Supports student programming for all of Student Life
Manages Resident Assistant programming to ensure it supports departmental values and reaches the needs of students
Maintain existing signature programs within Residential Life
Support Residential Hall Association through promotion and attendance
Assist with selecting, training, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating Resident Assistants.
Participate in on call responsibilities, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.
Assist in contacting/requesting emergency transportation of residential students to health care facilities.
Responsible for enforcing University policies and procedures.
Coordinate, in conjunction with your supervisor, room changes, and placement.
Maintain residence hall records and inventories; issuance/replacement of building keys; damage assessment/billing;
Oversee opening and closing of residence area during University recesses and supervise check in/out operations.
Articulate student interests/needs and facilitate the development of a healthy living environment.
Oversee development, implementation, and assessment of community programming
Assist with campus wide programs through collaboration with Student Engagement
Maintain communications and interactions with residence hall students, staff, and faculty.
Contributes to the achievement of enrollment goals by designing programs that contribute to the recruitment and retention of students and by assisting other departments with enrollment-related initiatives
Attends Student Life meetings, trainings, retreats, and planning sessions as deemed necessary
Participates in New Student Orientation, Admissions visit days and other university-wide events as deemed necessary
Maintains a high profile at student programs and athletic events
Works nights and weekends as required for coverage of student programs and serves as an advisor for student events
Partners with other Student Life staff as indicated and seeks out opportunities to work with others
Performs other duties as assigned
Strong commitment to ethnic and cultural diversity
Exemplary skills in program development and implementation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
High level of competency in the use of technology to accomplish the above goals
Master’s degree in student development or related field
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.