Reporting to the Associate Director of Residence Life, the Residence Life Coordinator is a 12-month live-on position responsible for coordinating all aspects of student development in the residential facilities at Northern Kentucky University. The Residence Life Coordaintor supervises 8-18 Resident Assistants and up to 2 graduate-level Assistant Residence Life Coordinator (varies by residential community). The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for staffing, training, supervising, and evaluating paraprofessional and graduate staff. The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of learning strategies and programming to residential students. This position is intended as an entry-level position for new professionals joining the Housing and Residence Life profession. This is a contract, annual 12-month live-on position typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Residence Life and the Director of University Housing, the Residence Life Coordinator shall:
The RLC must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. A Master's degree is strongly preferred, especially in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling, Counselor Education, Organizational Behavior, Business Administration, Management, Psychology, or a related field.
Preferred qualifications include 2 years of experience in housing and/or residence life, supervision or leadership of undergraduate residence life staff, knowledge of assignments and occupancy software, excellent customer service skills, previous paraprofessional experience in residence life, and knowledge of Microsoft Office and associated applications. Additional preferred qualifications include excellent planning, organizational, presentation, programming, supervision, customer service, and human relations skills; effective communication skills, both orally and written; creative in managing challenge and change; able to perform under pressure; excellent with crisis management; and able to work with diverse constituents.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.
RLCs are S66 classified positions and receive the following: