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Residence Life Coordinator

Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State University

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024
Position Information
Position Title Residence Life Coordinator
Job Description
The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) coordinates a comprehensive residential living program focused on community relationships, student success, and student retention. This position will live and work in Vartabedian Hall.

  • Provide conflict mediation and resources to students.
  • Assist with hiring, training, and supervising Resident Assistants.
  • Manage front desk operations. Including overseeing hiring, training, and supervising Desk Assistants.
  • Oversee occupancy, room assignments, key tracking, and hall equipment for designated building.
  • Participates in rotation of 24-hour on-call emergency assistance.
  • Develop and oversee educational programs for residence hall students.
  • Serve as a student conduct officer and investigator, working with the Dean of Student’s investigations as well as with Residential Life.
  • Assists with summer housing, camps and conferences, enrollment sessions, and recruitment events.
  • Advises the Resident Assistant Council.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Foundational knowledge of student development theory.
  • Ability to write reports and complete all relevant documentation.
  • Understanding the housing database and contract process; ability to assist students with related queries.
  • Good crisis management skills.
  • Basic understanding of facilities management.
  • Ability to provide emergency response as required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and other general office equipment.
  • Organized thinker with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Communication, applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, students, and the general public; sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must have some experience in student housing, including specific experience in conflict mediation, using housing databases, and crisis management.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • College Student Personnel (CSP).
Physical Demands
  • Medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move.
  • Required to use close vision and be able to focus.
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to sit, stand, and bend at the knee and waist, and walk.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, telephone, and related office equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Participates in rotation for providing 24-hour on-call emergency assistance.
  • Incumbent must live in campus housing.
FLSA Exempt
Additional Demands
On campus residency required.
Hours of Work
Some nights and weekends required.