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Community Coordinator

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
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Full Time
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Community Coordinator

University Housing at Coastal Carolina University seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Community Coordinator reporting to an Assistant Director for Resident Success. This is a full time, live-in professional staff position. University Housing has experienced exciting and rapid growth over recent years. University Housing is home to more than 4600 students.


The Community Coordinator will serve as an entry-level professional working directly with University Housing’s Resident Success Team to foster a student environment that fulfills the goals and mission of University Housing. Each Community Coordinator will coordinate and administer all aspects of a resident success program in their assigned area housing up to 600 residents. Community Coordinators select, train, supervise, and evaluate up to twelve paraprofessional Resident Advisers.


Duties include, but are not limited to:  developing a sense of community amongst residents; managing facilities; overseeing administrative processes; advising a community council; facilitating the room change process; serving as a student conduct hearing officer; mentoring and nurturing students in their academic and personal development through engagement, advising, and counseling; there may also be opportunities to participate in and lead committees, teaching the FYE course (UNIV 110), and advising student organizations; serving in a 24/7 administrator on-call and support staff rotations-with a minimum response time expectation; and performing other duties as assigned.


Requirements: A master’s degree and experience in student services programs and response to student behavioral issues is required. Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable three (3) year driving record.  Student organization advising, adjudicating student conduct cases, and co-curricular programming based on student development theory experience is preferred. Prior direct supervision of student para-professional staff and professional experience in a university or college student housing setting, including live-in/live-on duties is preferred.


Able to work evenings and weekends during peak times of the year and able to respond to on-campus crisis and emergencies within 30 minutes. Able to attend overnight conferences and drive state vehicles transporting staff and students for work functions, including students attending regional and national conferences. Physically able to maneuver through communities, including up/downstairs in communities without elevators. Considered “essential personnel” and required to participate in campus-wide emergencies such as weather and structural emergencies.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply on line at: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For additional information, applicants may contact: Rachael Baker, Associate Director for Resident Success, at Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/61122766/FTE-S00641P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Serves in a 24/7 administrator on-call and support staff rotations-with a minimum response time expectation.

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