Residential Life Coordinator (Student Services Professional
Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of
California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services
Residential Life Coordinator - University
** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be
appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the
assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of
the fiscal year, with the possibility of renewal if funds and/or
program needs exist.
Classification Salary Range:
$4,610 - $6,556 per
The anticipated salary for this position is $4,610 per month.
The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and
Review of applications will begin Monday, May 8, 2023 and the
position will remain open until filled.
About the Department/Position:
The Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) is a member of the
University Housing team. In collaboration with the Director,
Associate Directors, other professional staff, and students, this
position will carry out the mission, vision, and goals of the
University Housing program. The Residential Life Coordinator helps
to coordinate housing initiatives that foster curricular and
co-curricular engagement for students living on campus and is
responsible for supporting and contributing to an atmosphere that
facilitates responsibility, maturity, inclusion, safety, and
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of
Residential Life and the direct leadership of the Senior Residence
Life Coordinator, the RLC will assist in the development and
implementation of a comprehensive campus living, learning community
development plan and all aspects of the administrative coordination
of a residence hall or apartment community. This position performs
moderately complex student services professional work in that it
requires the knowledge, skills, and ability to use judgment in
applying the principles, techniques, standards, guides, and
characteristics of a particular student service program or
activity. The involvement with professional associations,
university committees, events, and functions are structured within
this role to support the development and growth of the
The incumbent is required to live in a department-provided
apartment and adapt to an on-campus lifestyle; the incumbent works
a 40-hour work week with varied shifts and times, including some
evenings, weekends, and non-traditional hours. The incumbent will
participate in an after-hours on-call rotation with other
professional staff and serve as essential campus emergency response
personnel as required by the department and University. The
incumbent must be able to competently interact with a culturally
and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
The incumbent will be expected to spend extended amounts of time
with large student groups. The incumbent may also need to climb
stairs to access individual student rooms and facilities.
Please note that the living space provided to the employee is
furnished, and intended for the employee, and their immediate
family, as applicable. Employee may not provide, lease, or
otherwise allow this professional staff apartment to be used as a
residence by any other individual(s) without advanced written
approval from the Vice President of Student Affairs or designee. In
the event employment with California State University Dominguez
Hills ends, the individual will have fourteen (14) calendar days
from the date of separation to vacate the living space. If
additional time is needed, the individual may submit a request in
writing, which can only be approved by the Vice President or
Individuals who are interested in a team-oriented, academically
centered and socially-just environment are encouraged to
Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
- Attend weekly meetings; promote and execute the departmental
mission, vision, and goals.
- Lead the opening and closing processes for residence
halls/apartments throughout the year.
- Develops a community which promotes inclusive, mature,
- Responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of
an inclusive community development plan.
- Educates students concerning their rights and responsibilities
as Residence Hall/Apartment and University community members.
- Counsel and refer students individually on academic, social,
and personal concerns and adjustments.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience in one of
the student services program areas or in a related field;
experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the
potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job‑related
field may be substituted for one year of professional
- Education: Graduation from a four-year college or university in
one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration
or a job‑related field. Additional specialized experience during
which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the
knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the
required education on a year‑for‑year basis.
- Contemporary student and group development theories, cultural
identity development models, leadership development theories, and
social action continue.
- Use initiative and resourcefulness in developing effective
administrative systems and perform detailed work to accomplish
multiple tasks accurately and efficiently.
- Positively manage unexpected developments and diverse
perspectives in and outside the University.
- Professionally address individual and community concerns. Make
sound decisions in emergency/crises.
- Learn how to conduct mediation and educational community
standards meetings effectively.
- Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling,
Student Affairs, or related field.
- Experience counseling and referral of diverse college student
- Experience supervising a diverse college‐aged student staff or
- Demonstrated knowledge of or previous experience working within
living-learning community-based housing.
- Previous work experience in residential life,
fraternity/sorority life, student activities, or related student
- Demonstrated ability to perform administrative tasks.
Demonstrated ability to develop and carry out successful
programming for a residential community, or equivalent. Core
Competencies - embody the following competencies: Collaboration and
teamwork-oriented. Effective oral, written, and nonverbal
communication skills. Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis on
problem-solving and resolution. Personal effectiveness and
credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional
- Graduate internship/assistantship experience within a
residential life or housing program may apply to professional
To view the full position description, click “Position
In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California and
prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of
- Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a
criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or the continued employment of
current CSU employees who apply for the position.
- The person holding this position is considered a `mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
- The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any
in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or
controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine
recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health
(CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other
relevant indications and comply with other safety measures
established by each campus. Questions about the CSU
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits
package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical,
dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal
to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full
description of our benefits
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals
with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran
Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/527331/residential-life-coordinator-student-services-professional-ii