Residential Coordinator

Baltimore, Maryland
Jun 09, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


  • Develop a thriving residential community by managing the daily functions of 2 apartment-style residence halls and 4-5 townhomes, housing approximately 500 students
  • Directly supervise approximately 13 Residential Advisors (RA) and 1 studio manager
  • Identify and respond to the needs of students in cooperation with the Residence Life team, other Student Affairs and College staff, and MICA faculty
  • Develop effective advising and mentoring relationships with upperclassmen communities, graduate students, and specifically sophomore residents regarding academic success, social networking, identity, and physical and emotional health; refer students to additional services as needed
  • Implement an intentional and holistic programming model to provide educational, social, cultural, professional, and personal growth opportunities for students; manage the related planning and budget for events 
  • Serve as a conduct officer by upholding and interpreting the rights and responsibilities of students through consistent and fair enforcement
  • Support special interest communities that are designed to augment the educational experience of residents
  • Promote student interest and involvement in on-campus programs, student organizations, leadership development, and community outreach efforts
  • Create and implement leadership workshops, professional development, and training for student staff, typically immediately prior to fall and spring semesters and throughout the year
  • At the direction of the Assistant Director for Central Operations assist in the opening and closing of residence halls, key distribution, room changes, and other administrative processes
  • Collaborate with the Residence Life team to coordinate the selection and ongoing evaluation of RAs, and coordinate celebration and recognition end-of-year events 
  • Participate in the professional on-call after-hours emergency response rotation
  • Assist with housing selection, winter and summer housing & conferences, departmental programming initiatives, assessment, planning and execution, and other related major office functions
  • Serve on various on-campus divisional and departmental committees such as the assessment committee, student leadership recognition committee, retention committees, and the student selection committee
  • Support major campus programs such as Orientation, Family Weekend, and student leadership initiatives 
  • Assist with the organization and support of students in Isolation and Quarantine Housing
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient with Excel, Word, Google Suite, Publisher

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field
  • Appreciation for the visual arts
  • PeopleSoft and Maxient experience

Reporting to this position: 

  • Student employees and graduate assistants

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Satisfactory Background Check
  • Must reside in on-campus housing

Unusual circumstances related to the position: 

  • May work evenings and/or weekends

Physical demands and work environment: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position).
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
  • Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.

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