Residence Life Coordinator

Towson, MD
Feb 10, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Purpose
Housing and Residence Life at Towson University (TU) is currently accepting applications for a Residence Life Coordinator. TU is known for our high academic standards, dynamic learning environments, strong campus community, and for the people behind them. Residence Life at TU strives to be an inclusive, premier program that inspires each and every student to learn about themselves and others, discover the world around them, and grow into model leaders. Our team values learning and education, and inclusive and welcoming communities. We also aim for students to discover themselves, others, and the collegiate experience, while being engaged and connected.

Being a Residence Life Coordinator means you strive to provide leadership to each and every student in the residence hall community. You are a motivated, creative, and driven individual, with an emphasis on fostering interpersonal connections with students and being a positive role model for students.

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is primarily responsible the learning and student development within a residential community housing 320-625 students. The RLC leads the community of student learners and supervises Resident Assistants. The RLC serves as a member of the area staff responsible for developing a comprehensive living and learning environment for residence hall students. Responsibilities also include counseling and student conduct, physical facilities, committees and other assignments.

The Residence Life Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the area assigned, has additional opportunities for involvement in the department and University, and is encouraged to belong and contribute to professional associations. The department financially supports professional activities.

Master's degree required in higher education, student personnel, or related field. Previous residence life experience and experience with program development, advising helping/counseling, housing administration, and working with diverse students is preferred.

Additionally, RLCs must be available during evenings and weekends, as well as be able to scale four flights of stairs in order to respond to residence hall incidents. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
$40,000 annually and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. To learn more about our benefits, please click here.

Live-in position with furnished apartment and academic year meal plan.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

The Clery Act specifies the federal right to know about crimes occurring on or near a college or university campus. In compliance with the act, Towson University distributes the annual Clery Report, which can be found here.

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8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

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