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PIRATE Program Residence Life Coordinator

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Job Title:

PIRATE Program Residence Life Coordinator

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH COE Teacher Education

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Division :

Academic Affairs

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Working Title :

PIRATE Program Residence Life Coordinator

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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.:

$1000 - $1200

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Staff Professional

Primary Function of Organizational Unit :

The College of Education Future Teachers of North Carolina PIRATE program seeks to hire 5 Residence Life Coordinators to assist with the planning, development, and implementation of a three-day, two-night summer program called Pirate Institute for Regional Aspiring Teachers and Educators. During the PIRATE program, rising high school Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors will participate in an immersive on-campus experience and learn about ECU, Teacher Education programs, and student life.

Job Duties :

Residence Life Coordinators will work with the PIRATE Program Director and other ECU Faculty and staff. The program dates are June 12-14, 2024. Residence Life Coordinators will help lead summer sessions, facilitate team building activities, assist with program preparation and instruction and oversee the safety and well-being of program participants. Residence Life Coordinators are required to stay in an ECU residence hall with program participants. Meals will be provided during in-person training and throughout the duration of the event.

Leadership & Supervision (70%)The PIRATE Program Residence Life Coordinator will be charged with leading and organizing the supervision, guidance, organization, and activities for approximately 75 high school students who are interested in exploring a career in teaching/education. Plan and lead icebreaker, teambuilding, and networking activities. Prepare program supplies and materials. Assist with the transportation of program participants. Answer questions, provide guidance, and actively engage program participants. Perform other duties as needed/assigned. Facilitate discussions amongst program participants during sessions. Ability to effectively problem-solve and communicate effectively with various stakeholders.

Administration (20%)The Residence Life Coordinator will communicate with ECU faculty, staff, and other campus partners, other Residence Life staff, program participants, parents, and PIRATE program administration. Complete required, mandatory training sessions. Provide customer service to program participants, families and guests during the program. Assist with program setup and check-in and closing activities. Confidentiality and professionalism is REQUIRED. Appropriate office/business casual attire is required.

Management (10%)Promote the PIRATE program via social media outlets and professional networks.

Contingent upon availability of funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in education, teaching, or other related area and submission of official university transcript. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must have good written and oral communication skills. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Experience with teaching, instruction, developing and implementing leadership activities, program administration and oversight is desired.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must upload a current resume and a list of at least two references, along with submission of their online candidate profile. Final candidates are subject to criminal, sex offender, and motor vehicle background checks.

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.

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Open Until Filled:


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Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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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. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

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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