RESIDENTIAL LIFE COORDINATOR (E99522). This is an open recruitment to fill a position located on Eastern Washington University's Cheney campus. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 with the application closing on March 9, 2017.
Eastern Washington University is a regional comprehensive university primarily located in Cheney, Washington; 17 miles outside of Washington's second largest city, Spokane. The University offers additional programs in Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Seattle, Shoreline, Vancouver and at the Riverfront Campus in Spokane. EWU's enrollment is 12,279 students with approximately 1,800 living on the Cheney campus. While enrollment continues to grow, the faculty to student ratio holds steady at 21:1.
The inland northwest has something for everyone. The campus is within an hour's drive to over 70 lakes, several ski ranges, and dozens of hiking trails and campsites. Immediately adjacent to Cheney is the Turnbull Wildlife Refuge with plenty of opportunities to get outdoors without driving far. Spokane also has a wide variety of local restaurants, breweries, wineries, and shopping opportunities. Residence Life Coordinators can access downtown Spokane for free as public transit is free for all EWU students and employees.
Basic Function and Responsibility: Eastern Washington University welcomes applications for a Residential Life Coordinator. This position is responsible for a residence hall of 200 to 400 students and promotes a desirable living environment through effective communications with students, staff, and other departments, as well as projects and activities. This position advises, counsels, and educates students within the residential life setting, and is responsible for enforcing university and residence hall policies and regulations. This position oversees student employees, including selecting, training, supervising, and performance appraisal. This position collaborates with a number of other departments on campus and some travel may be required. This position will meet directly with students regarding academic success, policy violations, and personal development. The successful candidate will live on campus in their assigned community, participate in a 24/7 on-call duty rotation, supervise student staff, manage the operation of their assigned community, and other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: This position is 100%, 12-month, live-in position. In addition to a base salary, this position includes an apartment with utilities, cable TV, and internet.
This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults, or children under the age of 18, and will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.
This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.
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