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Residence Coordinator

St. Catherine University
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 10, 2023

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

Residence Coordinator

Division: Student Affairs
Department/Office: Res Hall - Prog and Edu

The Residence Life department at St. Catherine University invites applications for an Residence Coordinator position. This is a regular, full-time position.

Grounded in centering the student experience and founded at an institution committed to social justice, the Residence Life department provides innovative and educational services that lifts voices and offers support, by fostering meaningful experiences for our students and families living on campus. This position supports living-learning environments for a diverse body of students in a residence hall complex of approximately 320 students with student staff supervision. This role serves as a support and advocate with students in their leadership and influence at St. Kate's and beyond. This live-on required position also serves in a duty capacity, helping students through learning moments and crisis.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Hire, train, supervise and support up to 18 Resident Assistants
  • Assist with multiple departmental projects such as RA selection and development, community engagement and food shelf support
  • Support students with accommodation needs to obtain individualized support as needed
  • Respond to and follow up with students involved in emergency and crisis situations
  • Execute strategies and initiatives to support, recruit, and retain students with marginalized identities
  • Serve as a formal student conduct hearing officer for the university
  • Aid in development, execution, and assessment in community development and student engagement model
  • Work collaboratively with staff from other departments to support and retain students
  • Collateral in Student Center & Activities work with student senate, clubs and orgs, orientation, and/or programming board advising
  • Support community engagement initiatives such as Citizen Katie and Late Night Breakfast
  • Support budget management for responsible areas

Employees at St. Kate's feel a deep connection to the University's Mission and Vision, and they live their values at work. Benefits available to full-time employees include:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403b retirement plan access
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Twenty (20) days a year when the university is closed
  • Free tuition for employees and their families after one year of service
  • Six weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One (1) year of residence life experience required - student experience accepted
  • Experience in programming and relationship building with college age students
  • Availability for limited evening and weekend hours
  • Ability to live on campus

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as an RA (or equivalent) or senior RA
  • Supervision of college age people
  • Experience in emergency response and crisis intervention

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

Application instructions:

Posting Number: 20220444-STAFF
Posting Start Date: 05/09/2023
Application Deadline: 5/30/2023

To apply, visit

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.


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