Residential Support Coordinator
Residential Support Coordinator
The Coastal Carolina University LIFE program seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Residential Support Coordinator (time limited with benefits), reporting to the Director of the LIFE Program. The Residential Support Coordinator will be responsible for providing instructional supports, classroom instruction and advising based on students’ individual needs in a hybrid setting (in person or virtual instruction). This position requires a person with strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and flexibility.
Duties include, but are not limited to: facilitate independent living instruction for first-third year LIFE Students, instruction includes financial literacy & budgeting, meal planning, grocery shopping and cooking; teach LIFE program related courses; provide student advising for one LIFE cohort; meet 1:1 with each LIFE Student in the cohort once a week regarding: 1) student attendance; 2) student social engagement; 3) Academic/Employment; 4) Roommate Relationships; 5) campus engagement; 6) Level of mentor supports received, mentor attendance for supports; review support needs, upcoming homework assignments, access to Moodle and email access; review academic and employment goals; work with University Housing to coordinate new residential mentor training; organize LIFE Residential training to align with University Housing RA training; provide LIFE Program specific residential training, before new students arrive in fall semester; provide ongoing training for Residential Support Mentors and Residential Support Assistants; manage Residential Support Mentor assignments and work schedules; work with LIFE Residential Support Mentors to develop weekly support schedules for LIFE students living on-campus; coordinate and facilitate weekly Residential Support Mentor and Residential Support Assistant meetings; ensure that cooking, shopping and cleaning schedules are up to date in each apartment or suite; make sure students living in apartment style housing are having weekly opportunities to practice cooking, shopping and cleaning; work with the LIFE Program Director to develop a budget for residential student events and programming; and other duties as assigned.
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in special education, social work, rehabilitation counseling or a related field and experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities are required. The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in special education with a focus on secondary transition, social work, rehabilitation counseling or a related field and two (2) years of experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. A valid driver’s license is required.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested applicants should apply online at: https://jobs.coastal.edu or apply online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references, transcripts, teaching statement and evidence of a valid SC teaching certificate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Time-Limited with Benefits. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Must have availability to respond to residential emergencies on evenings and weekends. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.
Coastal Carolina University is an EEO/AA employer.
A bachelor’s degree in special education, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field. Experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.Preferred Qualifications
A master’s degree in special education with a focus on secondary transition, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field. Two years of experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.Required Licensure and/or Certification
A valid Driver’s LicenseKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of community partners. Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of ABA Therapy. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to provide instruction and support. Strong organization and time management skills. Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.Additional comments regarding this position
Must have availability to respond to residential emergencies on evenings and weekends.Posting NumberNS00459PNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date11/16/2020Position End Date (if temporary)06/30/2021Job Open Date10/12/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/10748Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- PHD or other terminal degree
- * Do you have two (2) years experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities?
- * Do you have a bachelor's degree in special education, social work, rehabilitation counseling or a related field?
- Cover Letter / Letter of Application
- Reference List
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Other Document 1
- Other Document 2
- Other Document 3