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Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming

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Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming

Posted: 10/21/2019


Tusculum University seeks qualified candidates for the position of Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming. This position reports to the Dean of Students and serves as the primary professional contact for residence life. The Coordinator serves as staff advisor for Student Government Association (SGA) and Tusculum Activities Board (TAB); assists in developing student programming opportunities across the academic year; and coordinates with campus constituencies to plan and manage student engagement activities. The successful candidate will be familiar with best practices in residence life in higher education. The Coordinator also conducts wellness checks, 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, administration, hospital personnel or other parties in coordination with RA staff; and conducts health and safety inspections to ensure Cooperation between Facilities and students.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by November 15 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 Programming




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 1/23/2020
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