Coordinator, Residence Hall

Normal, IL
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 01-30-2017

General Summary
The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC) provides year-round leadership and direction for a specified residence hall. The RHC supervises and maintains a comprehensive inclusive residential living program for students and summer conference guests as well as a developmental program for both professional and staff and student leaders. The RHC is responsible for the daily direction of a residence hall's facilities, operations, and programs; In addition, the Residence Hall Coordinator serves on at least one University Housing Services Professional Staff committee. The RHC also provides professional presentations to student leaders and professional staff based on current trends and training in higher education and college student personnel. The Residence Hall Coordinator will strive to create a residential environment that is conducive to living and learning.

Required Qualifications
1. Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education or related area of study.
2. Able to provide leadership for Themed Living Learning Communities.
3. Experience with building and maintaining collaborative partnerships with faculty and various campus stakeholders.
4. Strong supervisory and organizational skills.
5. Crisis management skills.
6. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications
1. Office Administrative skills; competent computer and Microsoft office skills.
2. Strong problem solving skills.
3. Ability to provide student-centered and customer service orientation.
4. Strong oral and written communication skills and active listening skills.
5. Ability to accept change with a positive attitude.
6. Flexibility and adaptability to shift from one task to another.
7. Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues and supports a diverse environment.
8. Ability to make decisions with an inclusive lens.
9. Knowledge of and Commitment to Student Development Theory.
10. Utilization of data collection and needs assessment in order to make quality decisions.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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