Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Residence Life Coordinator for Rutgers Residence Life. The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) reports to the Campus Director of Residence Life for one of four campuses and is responsible for the day-to-day operations, activities and services for 400 to 1500 students living in residence halls and/or apartments.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Supervises undergraduate and/or graduate staff and develop a team that will implement all the activities, programs and services needed to create inclusive communities that reflect the mission and goals of Residence Life.
Responds effectively and efficiently to resident concerns, and work with colleagues from Residence Life and Housing to address facilities related issues.
Ensures the quality work of the building staff(s) through meetings, training, evaluation, ongoing supervision, and the establishment of short and long-term performance objectives.
Works with staff members to build their community development skills and intervene when necessary to ensure the staff is doing all they can to build positive inclusive communities.
Develops a strong building team(s) and hold all staff accountable for the high expectations of the department.
Works with the staff to develop a community development plan for each floor/that outlines strategies to build a positive inclusive community, and that meets the expectations of the overall plan developed by the Executive Director of Residence Life.
Advises and develops students involved with hall government, living learning community peer mentors, and in-hall student leaders with an emphasis on empowerment and leadership development.
Under the direction of the Campus Director, supports the daily operations of Residence Life and the fostering of a unique campus culture.
Participates in campus based, departmental, and divisional training and is responsible for the evaluation of student staff.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in student affairs administration, higher education, or a closely related field is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) must possess the ability to work with a highly diverse population, excellent problem solving skills and a strong commitment to students and their development.
A driver's license is required.
2 years of experience working in residence life
Preferred knowledge with working with grad and family residential populations/communities.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.