Residence Life Coordinator

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Residence Life

Job Description


Residence Life Coordinator

Job ID: 261517
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University

Our Summerville Campus:2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) role is an integral component to the success of the Residence Life program for the Housing and Residence Life department at Augusta University. The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for creating a community where learning and community involvement are honored. He/she facilitates a community that contributes to the intellectual, social, and cultural development of both students and staff. Additionally, the RLC provides leadership for the daily operations management of the facility in order to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for all. The RLC role is one of leadership, trust and honor, and contributes significantly to the personal growth and development of his/her staff members and residents.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Student Development Educator: Communicates students' rights and responsibilities and assists students in developing skills to address interpersonal conflicts. Serves a student conduct hearing officer. Coordinates community service or community engagement activities in his/her hall or complex Fosters an environment in the hall or complex that encourages the acceptance of a diverse student populations and fosters dialogue between and among others. Mentors student staff and residents living in community. Advises hall/complex government and attends weekly organization meetings. Develops student leaders at the hall or complex level through promotion of hall or complex government organizations. Recruits and trains students for hall leadership positions. Serves in Residence Life Coordinator on call duty rotation working directly with the crisis protocol and response system for RA and Coordinator level. Establishes an intellectual environment in the hall or complex which supports and rewards academic success.


Assists in the coordination of Living Learning Communities specific to his/her building as assigned. Works collaboratively with faculty and academic partners through academic initiatives in the hall.



Supervision/Managerial: Supervises a hall or complex staff of Resident Assistants. Supervises hall or complex front desk operations. Participants in staff recruitment and selection processes as assigned. Provides leadership to staff by communicating, interpreting and administrating residence hall and University policies and procedures. Maintains visibility in the hall through office hours, regular floor visits, and attendance at staff and student programs. Maintains a working knowledge of and collaborates with campus departments and community agencies. Completes evaluations with staff to provide effective feedback on performance Participates in the formal and informal evaluation process.


Follows the progressive discipline procedure with staff when there is a need for corrective action needed Provides ongoing training and development for assigned staff.



Administrative: Manages a hall programming, supplies and training budget. Works with facilities staff to ensure building maintenance and capital improvement requests are submitted Coordinates communication and timely transfer of information between hall and Housing and Residence Life main office. Participates in all safety trainings and collaborates with other campus offices as needed to maintain a high level of building safety. Approves OneUSG for assigned student staff. Performs administrative duties including: budget/spreadsheet management, maintaining records, overseeing check-ins, check-outs and moves; working with facilities, processing work orders and maintaining building/facility specific forms. Attends meetings as determined by supervisor and other departmental and divisional meetings as requested Prepares and submits annual and other reports as assigned. Ensures Resident Assistant and desk staff have completed all appropriate human resources and payroll paperwork before starting their job duties and completes the appropriate termination paperwork when necessary.



Professionalism: Provides leadership, mentoring and role modeling for student staff and hall residents. Seeks knowledge and information to develop oneself professionally. Adheres to standard housing and student affairs professional standards Represents Housing and Residence Life at seminars and conferences. Presents workshops and seminars to staff and students. Maintains an awareness of student and staff concerns through formal contacts (i.e., office hours, appointments) and informal interactions. Adheres to all Housing and Residence Life policies and procedures. Performs all other job-related duties as assigned.

Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in related field with three years or more of employment in higher education field.


Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling or directly related field of study; experience with community living, and leadership development.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality; detail-oriented. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases. Demonstrated ability to take initiative; provide organizational leadership and vision. Excellent knowledge and skills in supervisory practices and techniques. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including creative and interactive presentation experience. Familiarity with student conduct management systems. Exceptional organizational and administrative skills. Knowledge of student conduct, crisis response, and behavioral intervention. Application and best practice of student development and community building strategies. Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions. Ability to foster collaborative and collegial relationships with fellow Housing and Residence Life staff members and other constituencies.



Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)
Pay Grade:14
Salary Minimum: $36,197 - Midpoint: $48,866
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 261517

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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