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Residential Learning Coordinator

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 14, 2024

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Position Information

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Position Title

Residential Learning Coordinator

About this Opportunity

If you enjoy making a difference, then being a part of Housing and Residence Life at Ball State is the place for you! We take great pride in our Housing and Residence Life team as we represent a variety of colleges and universities throughout the country and bring with them a high degree of skill and expertise. Most staff members are involved in regional and national student affairs organizations, serve on committees for these organizations, and make presentations at conferences. There is a strong emphasis placed on professional development involvement. The daily work environment is one that provides great satisfaction and challenge. Multiple openings available.

Our Statement on Inclusiveness

At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.
  • Affordable Healthcare

  • Retirement

  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development

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Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Facilitate student learning and development; coordinate residential curriculum model in residence halls; manage administrative functions in two designated residence halls. There is typically a four-year limit of service as a Residential Learning Coordinator at Ball State)

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution conferred by July 31, 2024.

Minimum Experience

Residence hall administration experience or other related experience.

Minimum Other

Must be available to begin work on July 1, 2024.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in discipline represented within student affairs administration or related field.

Preferred Experience

At least one year full-time experience in residence hall administration or a related field. P3 management experience, student affairs experience, or other related experience preferred.

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Assistant Residential Learning Coordinator, Resident Assistants, desk and night staff student workers

Required Certifications

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 270+ undergraduate and graduate programs. Many of our master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees rank among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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Department Information

The salary for this opportunity is $36,000.00 – $38,000.00 depending on education/experience.

Department Email or Phone Number

Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Develop and implement intentional learning experiences through implementation of the Residential Curriculum in assigned residence hall(s).



Job Duty

Advise, counsel, and establish rapport with students to assist them in adjusting to residence hall living in particular and college life in general. Assist students in developing healthy relationships with their roommate and the residence hall community in general. Refer residents to appropriate University or community resources.



Job Duty

Collaborate with the Residential Learning Team in developing inclusive residential learning communities. This position must demonstrate an effort to understand their individual and collective role in creating inclusive environments and ensuring a framework of equity and justice is embedded in their day-to-day work. Promote equity through the (1) identification and removal of barriers; (2) facilitation of learning, (3) cultivation of community, and (4) empowerment of people.



Job Duty

Select, train, advise and supervise six to eight Resident Assistants; train, advise and supervise Assistant Residential Learning Coordinator.



Job Duty

Exercise general supervision over main hall desk operation; coordinate student related programs for residence hall desk operations.



Job Duty

Hire, train, and supervise twelve to sixteen student desk employees.



Job Duty

Work with supervised staff to develop and implement policies and procedures to insure healthy and safe environment; build and maintain an atmosphere to promote self-discipline and respect for others through upholding and enforcing university policies.



Job Duty

Perform administrative duties to maintain an efficient, functioning residence hall; tasks include assigning rooms; controlling keys; maintaining records; and preparing necessary requisitions and reports for other university departments.



Job Duty

Respond to emergency situations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.



Job Duty

Monitor the condition of facilities; recommend repairs or alterations as needed.



Job Duty

Support and advise hall council and other student groups regarding planning, budgeting, and implementing student experiential learning activities.



Job Duty

Participate in the overall planning of the total residence hall program; work closely with other housing area personnel in carrying out programs and services; support the development of budget requests.



Job Duty

Establish relationships with other departments within Student Affairs and the university; assume a leadership position within the department through committee work, activities, liaison work with other departments, and professional and staff in-service activities.



Job Duty

Teach academic course for students interested in student affairs work in residence halls.



Job Duty

Work irregular hours; may be called upon to respond to hall events and emergencies as needed. Serve in on-call duty rotation for a designated area on a regularly scheduled basis.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter

In support of your application for this position, please prepare and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications and experiences align with the elements of the position description (or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring values , including inclusiveness, which we define as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Master's Transcripts
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Doctorate Transcripts
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Other


Ball State

Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the public research university has grown to more than 22500 students

Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—embrace students as learning partners from day one. In classrooms and labs, in immersive learning projects, on the sports fields—with creativity and determination—Cardinals Fly. We are grounded in our values, lifted by our knowledge, and go confidently upward toward ever greater opportunities. Ours is a simple promise: to challenge each other to excel. And with Beneficence as our guide—We Fly.


We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. 

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