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Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing

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Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing

Posted: 10/7/2019


Tusculum University seeks qualified candidates for the position of Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing. This position reports to the Dean of Students and serves as the primary professional contact for residence life and housing operations. The Coordinator manages all para-professionals (Resident Assistants) and is responsible for planning and facilitating para-professional trainings and professional development programming.…This person collaborates with institutional personnel to manage housing data and serves as the primary point of contact to update and maintain contemporary residence life data platforms. The successful candidate will be familiar with best practices in residence life in higher education institutions. Additionally, this person serves as the liaison with Facilities Management, as it relates to housing and residence life. The Coordinator supports Resident Assistants and Campus Security, always helping to de-escalate situations; accompanies students who are hospitalized or otherwise in need of serious attention; serves as a liaison between students, parents, and administrative or hospital or other parties in coordinator with RA staff. Coordinator also conducts wellness checks. This position is a “live on” campus position with an included meal plan. Living quarters are a private room with private bath and living room.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by 10/25/2019 by 5:00 p.m. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.


Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, and a Master’s Degree is desired in the following disciplines, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or related fields. Experience in planning and implementing student engagement programming in higher education environment is required.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] Attn: Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 10/23/2019
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