#6524 Residence Hall Coordinator (Student Services Professional II), Residential Education

Job description


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on February 13, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by February 12, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is for three (3) full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary positions anticipated to end on or before 06/14/2019, with the possibility of reappointment up to three years.  These positions are designated exempt under FLSA and are not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. Incumbents works 11 months per year and are paid over 12 months. Anticipated month off will be mid June to mid July 2019. 

The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC) provides the direction, leadership and management of a student residence hall or apartment complex. The RHC works to establish an atmosphere that is conducive to accomplishing the goals and objectives of Residential Education, the mission of the Division of Student Affairs and the mission of the University.  Under the general direction of the Associate Directors of Residential Education, the RHC supervises a 24-hour residence hall or apartment complex for 350 to 800 students, a staff of 8 to 22 Resident Advisors or Community Advisors, a Front Desk Security Manager or Front Desk Manager, and 8 to 25 Desk Assistants and Security Monitors. Work in student counseling and advising, co-curricular education, crisis management, community development, judicial affairs, budget management, and oversight of a multimillion-dollar facility are required. This position requires living in a residence hall/complex in a furnished apartment; meals are provided when dining service is open to residence hall meal plan holders.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,607 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,607 - $5,129 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications 

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.


Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Completed Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Services, Counseling or a related field very strongly preferred.
  • Three years of residence hall experience beyond the Resident Advisor position preferred, skill in program presentation, living learning community experience, student conduct, crisis intervention, staff supervision and experience with computers strongly preferred.

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Posted: 1/29/2018
Application Due: 3/30/2018
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Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,607 per month. CSU Classification Sal