Residence Hall Coordinator

Poughkeepsie, NY
Jul 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
About Dutchess Community College:
Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:
The Dutchess Community College Association Office of Residence Life and Housing is seeking a responsible, dynamic, and self-motivated individual for the position of Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC). The RHC provides leadership for the residence education program, supervision of student staff members, serves in the on-call rotation, and facilities student health, safety, and success for 475 residents. The RHC is a 12-month live-in position that reports to the Director of Student Life.

Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate, advise, and mentor assigned student staff.
Conduct individual employee and group employee meetings as needed.
Participate in the professional staff on-call rotation including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Provide interventions and support students through emergency situations, mental health and medical incidents, roommate conflicts, and conduct concerns.
Develop, implement, and provide oversight for residence hall programming.
Provide oversight for allocated budget.
Develop and implement hall and floor meetings to inform residents, to address resident's concerns, and to create solutions to improve student success and retention.
Provide guidance and coach students, both individually and in groups, concerning academic, social, and personal problems.
Serve as a liaison with campus partners, including, but not limited to: Housekeeping, Maintenance, Campus Safety and Security, Health Services, and Counseling Services.
Participate in departmental and interdepartmental committees, functions, and projects.
Collaborate with Campus Safety and Security to assist in maintaining an appropriate residence hall environment.
Support the development and implementation of Residence Hall Orientation for first year residents.
Conduct investigations of incidents that violate the DCC Campus Code of Conduct and the Conklin Hall
Residence Hall Handbook that occur in the residence hall and adjudicate low-level conduct cases for incidents that occur in Conklin Hall within established guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree Required; Master's degree preferred
One or more years of student affairs experience, with residence life experience preferred.
Strong leadership, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Experience interacting with a diverse population, program development and community development

Additional Information:
The compensation for this 12-month live-in position includes:
Salary Range: high $20,000s to low $30,000s based on education and experience
Furnished one bedroom apartment
$500 dining dollars per semester
Benefits including health and dental Insurance; retirement
Cable and high speed internet service
Campus parking

Application Instructions:
Applications must include:
Cover Letter. The cover letter must address your interest in Dutchess Community College and how you
would support student success and retention for residential students.
Contact information for three professional references. Please include phone number and email address.
Please send applications to: with "Residence Hall Coordinator
Search" in the subject line.