Resident Coordinator (formerly full-time Assistant Resident Director)

UC Senior Resident Advisor - Contract

The Resident Coordinator (RC) (formerly Assistant Resident Director) is a 12-month, full-time, contract, exempt, entry-level, live-in professional position responsible for assisting the Resident Director with the implementation of the student development program in the residential facility. The RC will be assigned to a facility housing approximately 800-1100 students, and may work with 17-24 Resident Assistants and other student leaders. Under the supervision of the Resident Director, the Resident Coordinator functions include:

  • Assisting with student staff supervision/training
  • Program implementation and oversight
  • Student Government Advising
  • Counseling/Advising individuals and groups
  • Emergency/Crisis Response
  • Student Conduct
  • Creating positive working relationships with colleagues and students
  • Working collaboratively with Front Desk operations, Housing Assignments and Dining Services to provide student service


A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare, Education, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree and a commitment to student affairs is preferred. Prior experience in group living and student activities, interaction with diverse student populations and demonstrated supervisory experience preferred.

Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to create and maintain a team atmosphere with staff and peers; Experience with residential and/or college programming; Experience with individual and/or group advising; Demonstrated commitment to and a willingness to engage in complex diversity issues in on campus housing; Continued employment contingent on satisfactory background check.


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