Coordinator - Residential Life

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Coordinator - Residential Life Posting Number 2019018EP Position Information

Classification Title Coord-Residential Life Working Title Coordinator - Residential Life Classification Code 1360 RCW Exemption Criteria 13 - Counseling of Students EWU Position Number E99722 CUPA Code P-414130 - Student Residence Hall Manager (R&B incl) FLSA Exempt - Administrative Bargaining Unit PSE % Full Time 100 Salary / Wage Range PS - 103 Salary Information


Anticipated Start Date August 1, 2019 Term of Appointment 12 Location Cheney County Cheney Project Description Project Duration Background Check Yes - Both Responsible HR User Saundra Godin Responsible HR User Email address [email protected] Posting Text

Job Summary

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Coordinator – Residential Life

Position is responsible for a residence hall of 250 to 400 students and residential life projects, including promoting a desirable living environment through effective communications with students, staff and other departments as well as project and activities. Position advises, counsels and educates students within the residential life setting, and is responsible for enforcing university and residence hall policies and regulations. Position oversees student employees, including selecting, training, supervising and evaluating student employees performing work in the residence halls. This position collaborates with a number of other departments on campus and some travel may be required.

Eastern Washington University offers a highly competitive compensation package, including market-based salary and excellent benefits.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position is 100%, 12 month, live-in position. In addition to base salary, position includes apartment with utilities, cable TV, and internet.

The individual will live on campus; have week day and weekend on call duties, supervision of staff and administration of the building, other duties as assigned.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check.

This position is covered by the Public School Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at [email protected] to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Pre-Placement Physical No Hearing Test No Medical Monitoring Post Hire No Protective Equipment

None anticipated

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (start date)
  • A minimum of one year of Student Affairs experience in a higher education environment.
  • Candidates must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field
  • Experience supervising live-in student staff in a residence hall
  • Two years of residential life experience.
  • Experience with academic success programming
  • Experience working with historically under served student populations
  • Bilingual
Other Skills and Abilities

Work experience demonstrating the following:

  • Organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
Work Schedule Type Other Work Schedule

This is a 24 hour live-in position. Position will maintain regular “office hours,” but will experience variances from regular hours to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and to assist with emergency situations.

Posting Date 05/14/2019 Open Until Further Notice Yes Closing Date Screening to Begin May 20, 2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.
1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
4. Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types Accepted Application Job Duties

% of Time 45 Responsibility / Duty
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the residence hall
    *Coordinate room changes and any facility issues in the hall
  • Support community building efforts and serve as a resource for students
    *Advise, direct and provide leadership to Hall/Community council
    *Develop meaningful relationships with students and maintain a high degree of visibility and availability in the residence hall
Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 35 Responsibility / Duty
  • Supervise student staff
  • Provide on-going training for student staff
  • Evaluate student staff performance
Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 10 Responsibility / Duty
  • Provide week-night and weekend on-call services and support
  • Respond to crisis situations and provide follow-up according to departmental procedures
Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 10 Responsibility / Duty
  • Participate in departmental assessment and planning
  • Represent the department at university functions
Essential Function Indicator Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Diversity Response
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form
  2. Other Document #1
  3. Other Document #2




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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 5/22/2019
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