Residence Hall Coordinator (Building a Pool)
Work type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Residence Hall Coordinator (Building a Pool)
Division Name: Student Affairs
Department: University Housing Services
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC) provides year-round leadership and direction for a specified residence hall or community. The RHC supervises and maintains a comprehensive and inclusive residential living program for students and summer conference guests. The RHC is also responsible for creating and implementing a developmental program for both professional and paraprofessional staff. The RHC is responsible for the daily direction of the residence hall facilities, operations, and programs. In addition, the RHC serves on at least one University Housing Services Professional Staff committee. The RHC also provides professional presentations to paraprofessional and professional staff based on current trends and training in higher education and college student personnel. The RHC will strive to create a residential environment that is conducive to living and learning.
This is an entry-level position designed to progress within the field; as such, this position has a 5-year limit.
This is a live-in position and staff are provided with a furnished apartment and 100 meal swipes a semester.
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
1. Bachelor’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related area of study.
2. Experience with building and maintaining collaborative partnerships with faculty and various campus stakeholders.
3. Strong supervisory and organizational skills.
4. Crisis management skills.
5. Ability to travel between residential buildings and respond to critical incidents within 10 minutes.
1. Office administrative skills; competent computer and Microsoft Office skills.
2. Strong problem solving skills.
3. Ability to provide student-centered and customer service orientation.
4. Strong oral and written communication skills and active listening skills.
5. Ability to accept change with a positive attitude.
6. Flexibility and adaptability to shift from one task to another.
7. Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues and supports a diverse environment.
8. Ability to make decisions with an inclusive lens.
9. Knowledge of and commitment to Student Development Theory.
10. Utilization of data collection and needs assessment in order to make quality decisions.
11. Master’s Degree (or US equivalent)
Monday - Friday, 8 – 4:30 p.m.; some evening and weekend required.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work (including travel between buildings without a car in year-round weather conditions to fulfill on-call responsibilities).
Proposed Starting Date
Building a candidate pool at this time
Required Applicant Documents
Applicants must submit a resume/C.V., cover letter, reference list with at least 3 references and their contact information, and unofficial transcripts for full consideration.
Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Contact Information for Applicants
Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.