Residential Life Coordinator (Temporary 3 Years)

San Jose, California
Mar 10, 2017
Job ID: 24017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Residential Life Coordinator (Temporary 3 Years)

Job ID: 24017

Full/Part Time: Full - Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Code: 3084, Range 1

Department: University Housing Services


About the Position

*This is a temporary 3 year appointment with benefits.*

The Residential Life Coordinator is a live in position that works independently, under general supervision, to oversee 600 to 1400 co-educational students in a UHS complex and assists in the development and provision of all Residential Life activities.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Co-supervises the overall direction and development 21-36 Resident Advisors (RAs), 1 - 2 Hall Office Coordinators (HOC), 1 Office Manager (OM), and 5-30 Office Assistants (OAs). Works with Residential Life team overseeing, selecting, training, and evaluating student staff in meeting UHS mission and values; connecting student growth and development to specific learning outcomes. Serves as a mentor for all student staff members providing guidance and perspective to foster paraprofessional growth and development. Provides individual student staff direction and development by conducting weekly one-to-one meetings, Prepares semi-annual/annual reports on services and programs provided by community staff. Works with Associate Director and /or designee in planning future programs, establishing goals and objectives and reviewing quality of life concerns within residential community. Assists in management of residential facilities in conjunction with summer conference program. Assists, advises, and encourage students and staff in implementing the department's programming model. Assesses, develops, implements and evaluates programs as part of the Residential Life team. Monitors program and administrative budgets for individual community. Oversees daily operation of front desk spaces and community lounge/recreation areas. Assumes daily, evening, weekend and vacation on-call coverage that include both community and campus-wide responsibilities. Responds as first on-campus contact for crisis intervention and management for residential community via 24-hour on-call and notifies department/campus staff members regarding crisis situations. Counsels and advises individuals and student groups and serve as a resource and referral agent. Advises one or more student leadership groups to be determined by Residential Life team. Serves as a resource person and supportive role model for Judicial Board, Hall Government, Residence Hall Association (RHA) and members of National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH).