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Residence Hall Coordinator

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Student Affairs philosophy and Residence Life mission.
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate residence advisors.
  • Coordinate training and development opportunities for student development on such topics as developing leadership skills, goal setting, and peer education.
  • Coordinate programs and events conducive to living and learning including residential orientations, workshops on stress management, conflict resolution, personal growth & development, mail distribution, and the process of opening/closing residence halls.
  • Advise residence hall councils and conduct leadership training for council members.
  • Serve as judicial hearing officer, investigate reports of misconduct and recommend appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with policies and procedures.
  •  Coordinate production of Resident Life Publications (i.e., monthly calendar, handbook, etc.)
  • Assist with leadership development efforts (workshops, publications, retreats, conferences).
  •  Participate in long-range planning, policy development, committee work, report writing.
  • Assume administrative responsibilities for Residence Hall in absence of, or at request of, the Director.
  •  Serve on University committees as assigned.
  •  Participate in regional/national conferences as requested.
  • Be available for evenings, weekends and special University events as required.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate experience in student organization leadership, student development, or equivalent.
  •  Expertise in organizational development, training and leadership development.
  • Experience in budgeting and fiscal management. 
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrative and community
  • Sensitivity and commitment to working with a diverse population.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with housing database software, preferable Adirondaks.

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