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Residence Hall Coordinator

East Carolina University

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Residence Hall Coordinator

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

SAH Housing Operations

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Division :

Student Affairs

Classification Title :


Working Title :

Residence Hall Coordinator

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Anticipated Recruitment Range. Salary offered may be outside of this range as impacted by budget, UNC salary administration, and/or candidate qualifications.:

$40,000 - $43,563

Position Location (City) :


Position Type:


Job Category :

Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.

The mission of the Department of Campus Living-Residence Life is to provide services and programs for students in the residence halls at East Carolina University. To fulfill this mission, we focus on student development, academic support, counseling, discipline and educational programming which address the needs of a broad variety of students from diverse backgrounds.

Job Duties :

The Residence Hall Coordinator is a twelve month, live-in position responsible for the overall administrative and programmatic aspects of a residence hall, housing 275-500 students. The Residence Hall Coordinator fosters student and community development. This position reports directly to the Director of Residence Life of Campus Living for the first year of employment.

-Hire, train and supervise Resident Advisors.
-Plan and implement team-building activities to develop the staff.
-Evaluate and recognize staff performance.
-Develop hall goals and strategies to attain these.
-Assist in Campus Living staff recruitment.
-Teach an accredited Resident Advisor or First Year Student course.
-Organize and facilitate weekly hall staff meetings.
-Provide leadership training for Hall Government and other student groups.
-Advise the Hall Government executive board and body and support their activities.
-Participate in professional staff development including: bi-weekly in-services, professional organizations, coursework, and work with other departments.
-Chair or serve on a department team.
-Function as a contributing member of Coordinator team.

Administration/Facilities Management
-Coordinate administrative hall functions, including opening and closings.
-Promote safety and security through development of RA duty schedule and facility walk-throughs.
-Monitor hall budget
-Attend weekly professional staff meetings.
-Assist with facility maintenance request process.
-Prepare and submit reports, proposal, and other correspondence to Campus Living.
-Participate in Coordinator campus area duty coverage and assist with crisis intervention.
-Assume responsibility for departmental and divisional issues, programming needs and advisory duties as assigned.
-Maintain office hours for staff and student contact.Programming/Education/Development
-Utilize student development programming to facilitate individual and community growth within the living-learning environment.
-Motivate residents’ involvement with each other and hall activities.
-Implement educational diversity programming to increase awareness and promote appreciation of different cultures.
-Involve faculty in the residence halls via programming.
-Facilitate academic initiatives to assist all students, especially First Year Students, with their transition and study skills in order to support them as well as the academic mission of ECU.

Student Contact
-Provide support and counsel to individual students on an on-going basis.
-Respond to requests and inquiries from students in a timely manner.
-Promote student responsibility for behavior, which is consistent with the mission of ECU.
-Serve as hearing officer for student conduct cases and administer educational sanctions.
-Be approachable and available to interact with students on a daily basis, ie. In the dining hall, during hall tours, and at programs.
-Provide appropriate referrals to the Counseling Center and other campus/community resources.

Living Learning Communities
-Oversee a Residence Hall that houses the following Living-Learning Communities (LLC):
1. Wellness LLC
2. Honors College LLC
3. Music LLC
4. Future Pirate Nurse LLC
5. Biology LLC
6. College of Business LLC
7. College of Business Sophomore LLC
8. Chemistry and Physics LLC
9. Quest Transfer Students LLC
10. College of Education Themed-Housing LLC
11. Dance LLC
12. Career Exploration LLC
13. Athletics LLC

-Communicate weekly with each LLC on updates within the residence hall.
-Collaborate with the other Gateway RLC on programming and work with the LLC’s.
-Attend monthly Campus Living LLC meetings.
-Reach out to LLC Liaisons on attending staff meeting.
-During RA Recruitment, ask for input on who they feel would be a good fit for the RA for each LLC.
-Work with each LLC to host one program for the entire building focused on the characteristics of that LLC
-Oversee the faculty office space open for LLC faculty members
-Assist LLC RA’s with creating hall programs directed at each LLC

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, or related field, from an appropriately accredited institution

Knowledge of student development theory, counseling, diversity, communication, crisis management, and administration

Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Housing experience

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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