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Community Coordinator

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 31, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Community Coordinator

Job no: 530200
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Student Life/Services

Department: University Housing
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $36,000 - $38,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA03-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0

Positions available: Up to 4
Application Review Begins

Immediately; to ensure consideration apply by September 15, 2022. Position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include a current resume.
Department Summary

Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to support student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is to provide a robust living experience through accessible and affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, social and academic programs for the entire student body to develop community leaders, innovators and change-makers who will enrich the future.

We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity, innovation and learning, and safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $88 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).
Position Summary

The Community Coordinator (CC) is an essential service, live-in Officer of Administration (OA) essential to administering the first-year residential student experience. Community Coordinators lead in implementing the Residential Curriculum and facilitating academic and co-curricular residential experiences through their presence and intentional engagement with residential students. CCs supervise Resident Assistants and provide their residents with opportunities for intrapersonal and community development through several strategies.

These strategies include the residential curriculum centered on specific learning goals connected to the knowledge of personal identity and cultural competence, strategies for supporting health and wellness, responsibility to oneself and the community, and integration of academic learning into other realms of life. CCs are expected to contribute to student success through their interactions and advisement of students.

In collaboration with other staff in University Housing, the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, and other campus partners, CCs implement initiatives for community development through student learning and development, social justice and inclusion, crisis management, conduct and community standards, academic initiatives, and administration. The CC is responsible for responding to concerns and issues within the community in order to uphold safety and security.

This position is supervised by the Community Director and provides direction and advisement to student leaders (Resident Assistants, Hall Council executive board members).
Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of experience as a student staff member or student leader.
  • Experience in working with students in higher education in a team setting (e.g. RA team).
    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to build and develop an inclusive, cohesive team.
  • Experience in areas of student leadership and advising.
  • Experience with emergency response and crisis management.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of social justice, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve conflict, team building, group dynamics, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, along with the ability to respectfully communicate with other staff members.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Residence Life.
  • Experience managing, or providing leadwork/direction, to students or staff.
  • Experience serving on call or in a crisis response role.

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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