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Residential Community Coordinator

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 8, 2024

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Job Title
Residential Community Coordinator

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
31,800 - 38,000

Employment Status
Full Time

Residence Life

Job Summary

The Residential Community Coordinator is a full-time, 12 month live in position responsible for the daily operation of assigned residence hall. The Residential Community Coordinator will supervise a residence hall ranging from 90-1200 residents. They will supervise Resident Assistants and other student staff as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must have demonstrated leadership skills.
• Must have the ability effectively deliver housing services to a diverse student population
• Ability to provide outstanding Customer Service
• Must have the ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Access and Banner
• Must be able to resolve conflict and solve problems

Essential Job Functions

• Supervises and trains residential community staff in the operational procedures, crisis management, health and safety issues and standards of the residential communities.
• Promotes a safe and comfortable living environment for all residents.
• Enforces Residential Life and University policies, rules and regulations in the residential community.
• Reports incidents, injuries/illnesses and policy violations to the Housing Office.
• Conducts daily and weekly building inspections and reports damages through the established forms.
• Plan and facilitate activities to help residents grow and connect.
• Coordinates cleaning and repairs of resident hall with maintenance and custodial supervisors. Provides lock-out and emergency assistance to residents.
• Maintains current and accurate room rosters and condition reports for each resident; ensures proper procedures are followed when residents check in, changes rooms or moves out.
• Conducts new resident orientation and advises students of their right to due process under the University’s Judicial Review Process.
• Serve as a referral agent to other campus resources such as the Counseling Center and Academic Center.
• Acts as liaison for students of residential communities at administrative staff meetings to provide student input. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university required, with a minimum of (2) years’ experience in Residence Life or Student Affairs.

Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
Optional Documents


Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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