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Coodinator for Residence Life: Leadership

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 5, 2024

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

Coodinator for Residence Life: Leadership & Development

Department: University Housing-Residence Life - 325000

Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s degree
•One year experience working within Student Affairs or Higher Education. (Two years of GA experience is equivalent to one year full-time)

License/Certification Required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or related field
  • Full-time experience working in college housing
  • Experience working with Maxient and/or StarRez software
  • Crisis and case management experience
  • Experience with Student Leadership

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities | The Coordinator position is a highly visible member of the university community who interacts across divisional lines and works collaboratively with many segments of the university. This is a live-in position, meaning staff members are provided a furnished apartment, meal plan, and upgraded reserved parking space. When available and approved, Coordinators receive departmental support for professional involvement and travel. There are 9 Coordinators on the Residence Life Team, along with 13 Graduate Assistants, 3 Assistant Directors, 2 Administrative Professionals, and the Associate Director

Student Leadership
  • Serve as the full-time advisor for Student Leadership Conferences
  • Supervise the GA for Student Leadership who advises NRHH and RHA
  • Oversee Student Leadership Meetings, coordinate Housing Community Updates
  • Oversee banquets and recognition
  • Assist with the management of the Student Leadership Neighborhood Associations
  • Work with existing student leaders to recruit, select, and train future student leaders
  • Meet individually with RHA and NRHH executive board members as appropriate
  • Lead semester goal-setting sessions for Student Leadership
  • Guide budget development for RHA and NRHH and oversee the purchasing and budgets for these organizations.
  • Ensure Student Leadership web site content is current, useful, attractive, and accurate
  • Coordinate monthly Student Leader Presidents and Departmental Leadership Meetings
  • Serve as a liaison between RHA and other institutional and external entities

Training and Development
  • Coordinate student staff evaluations
  • Assist with Residence Life Trainings and Development Initiatives
  • Lead and coordinator training and development sessions for student staff

Student Conduct
  • Assist with the day-to-day management of on-campus conduct violations
  • Work closely with GAs and Coordinators on responding to incident reports
  • Oversee case distribution levels for GAs and Coordinators
  • Communicate regularly with staff in the the Office of Student Conduct and serve as a liaison between departments

Crisis and Case Management
  • Participate in a rotating weekly on-call system providing emergency assistance to staff and approximately 6,300 residents, including over university breaks
  • Provide leadership to staff and students during crises in the residence hall and in the greater campus community
  • Become familiar with and follow institutional and departmental guidelines regarding emergencies
  • Review all incident reports and documentations and refer appropriate incident reports to the Office of the Dean of Students
  • Serve as hearing officer for first and second-time University Housing and Code of Conduct violations
  • Serve as a case manager for student concerns and intervention within the area of responsibility
  • Clearly communicate, interpret, and enforce department and university policies to staff and students
  • Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavior issues and concerns
  • Serve as a resource or referral for students and staff.

Residence Education
  • Be accessible, visible and present to students in the building and area
  • Provide educational and social activities in order to minimize campus behavioral issues
  • Develop collaborative relationships with campus partners

  • Complete regular assessment and evaluation in areas of job responsibilities
  • Serve on departmental and division work groups, task forces, and committees
  • Along with the Residence Life team, develop and assist in achieving University Housing department goals
  • Attend staff training and professional development events in University Housing and Student Affairs
  • Attend and participate in Residence Life meetings
  • Meet weekly with a direct supervisor, Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • Develop and complete a professional development plan
  • Post and maintain office hours as required by the supervisor
  • Work with a variety of technology tools and platforms including Google Suite, StarRez Housing Management Software, AiM Work Order System, eRezLife Software, Maxient Student Conduct, Engage Software, etc.
  • Complete summer responsibilities including, but not limited to orientation, and special projects

Work Schedule/Hours:Typically Mon-Fri, (9am-5pm), Night/Weekend commitments fulfill additional 5 hours/week
Suggested Salary Range: $42,000-44,000
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 02/26/2024
Proposed Date of Hire: 06/03/2024

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


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