Residence Life Coordinator

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Logo Posting Number STA00604PO17 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator I Internal Title Residence Life Coordinator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Housing and Residential Services Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $29,754 Advertised Salary Range $29,754-$34,138 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is a full-time staff member of University Housing who is responsible for the quality of living in a designated residence hall(s) at the University of South Carolina. Principle duties include supervision, support for student learning and development, residential program development and implementation, administration and building management, crisis management, student counseling, and advising student groups. Complementing the academic mission of the institution, “Carolina Core,” and mission of the Residential Learning Initiatives unit of University Housing, the RLC will actively support students in their academic progress, awareness of self, and awareness of their responsibilities to others. RLCs are expected to seek out and develop opportunities to support curricular programs through integrating them with residential experiences. RLCs provide live in staff leadership to summer conference programs and/or summer school programs. Position requires significant evening and weekend commitment. The RLC is to be a highly visible and accessible staff member to students living in the residence hall. The RLC position is a 12 month position. Multiple vacancies available.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior residence hall experience preferred. Teaching experience preferred.


Strong written and verbal skills are essential. Training and/or teaching abilities in a work setting. Exceptional skills in inter-personal relationships and a sincere concern for others. Able to organize and work with student groups, both formal and informal. Managerial skills, including the ability to organize and supervise staff. Ability to work with faculty, parents, and other staff. Able to pass required criminal background check.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 4 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/02/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Do you have a masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.
    • Yes
    • No

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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/17/2018
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