Graduate Residence Coordinator

Baltimore, Maryland
May 22, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

About Notre Dame of Maryland University:

Notre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts university, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the School of Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world.


Job Description:

Notre Dame of Maryland University is seeking a Graduate Residence Coordinator (GRC).  The GRC is a graduate student staff position within the Office of Housing and Residence Life. It is a live-in position that requires the GRC to reside in their area of responsibility. It is the primary responsibility of the GRC to supervise, train, and develop community for the staff and students within their responsibility. The GRC will initiate and implement, with the assistance of the Director, on-going training and staff development activities for student staff, such as motivation, support, confrontation, helping skills, handling crisis situations, Residence Life policies, team building, etc.

The GRC will support the Director of Housing and Residence Life in proper administration of area and divisional policies and procedures including maintaining quality office operations, security, maintenance, custodial, and other services. This position must also effectively respond to crisis situations, following Student Life protocol and follow-up procedures, listen to personal concerns of staff and students and act as a referral agent to appropriate resources, as well as serve on Duty Rotation, which includes weekends and some holidays.  The number of staff under the GRC supervision will vary by area, as well as the number of residents living in the hall. The GRC is supervised by the Director of Housing and Residence and Life.

This position provides a 19 meal per week meal plan annually and an on-campus suite, fully furnished, with utilities (water, cable, internet and electricity), is provided. Remuneration includes a stipend, tuition waiver only if attending Notre Dame of Maryland University. The GRC is also provided 1 week (5 days) of vacation during the summer and flexible hours during the academic year as approved by their supervisor.



Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and must currently be enrolled in a graduate studies program at Notre Dame of Maryland University or a local institution. An understanding of student development theory and how to translate theory to effective practice is essential.  Candidates should also understand best practices in student conduct, and housing and residence life. Candidates should have one to two years of Residence Life live-in experience at the undergraduate level.  This position requires administrative skills, supervisory skills, counseling skills, the ability to effectively manage crisis, and the ability to work effectively with students, families, staff and faculty. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Candidates must also possess a valid driver's license.

This is a twelve month position required to live on campus and requires candidates to be available for on-call evenings, weekends and holidays as part of a shared rotation schedule and must remain on campus at least two (2) weekends each month and notify all appropriate staff when absent from campus.


Additional Information:

Non-Discrimination Policy:

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

Notre Dame of Maryland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must include:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter - can be addressed to Kelly Hoover, Associate Vice President for Student Life
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Only complete applications submitted through the portal will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.