Residence Life Coordinator

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00569PO20Classification TitleStudent Services Program Coordinator I - ExemptInternal TitleResidence Life CoordinatorCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Student Affairs and Academic SupportDepartmentSAAS Housing and Residential ServicesBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $35,568Advertised Salary Range$35,568Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryStudent ServicesBenefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised 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. Principal 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.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s Degree. Valid Driver’s License required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience.

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.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryEssentialNumber of Vacancies3Desired Start Date10/01/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date09/30/2020Job Close Date11/14/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by November 14, 2020.

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelors degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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    Posted: 10/8/2020
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