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Residence Life Coordinator

Florida Institute of Technology is currently searching for a Residence Life Coordinator for the Student Life department. This position is full-time.

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) works under the general direction of the Director of Residence Life and is a key staff member of the Residence Life Team. The RLC serves as an adviser to Residence Life Staff. The RLC is a vital member of the Student Life and is expected to work with all members of the Student Life staff and faculty/staff throughout campus toward the development and implementation of engagement initiatives as well as for housing needs.

As a member of the Office of Student Life, this position will uphold the values of diversity and inclusion, collaboration, personal responsibility, professionalism and community and citizenship. The work of this position will intentionally align with strategic priorities to advance the mission and vision of student affairs which results in student learning and support for students to grow as global citizens.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Student Staff Selection, Training, Supervision and Development. Monitor student staff performance and implement progressive discipline as needed. Incorporate weekly staff development, team-building activities, and staff appreciation. Actively participate in staff selection, training, curriculum, and continuous development and evaluation processes for student staff.
  • Administrative and Facilities Management.Supervise and assist staff in opening and closing of residential areas including student room check-in and check-out procedures. Evaluate condition of residence halls, submit and follow up with maintenance requests. Conduct weekly building walkthroughs.   
  • General Responsibilities and Student Life Involvement.Participate in residence life strategic planning and assessment efforts. Serve on duty rotation. Manage special projects determined in conjunction with supervisor including but not limited to living- learning communities, technology, assessment, and staff evaluations. Actively participate in professional development opportunities and share insights and learning to inform residence life educational practice. Participate in Student Affairs committees, exchanges, and advances. Attend university, divisional and departmental functions throughout the academic year.
  • Makes recommendations on budgetary items for Residence Life Programming
  • Residence Life Education and Community Development. Oversee implementation of residential curriculum. Meet with students to resolve roommate conflicts and community living concerns. Identify, assist, and refer students who exhibitpersonal, social, academic and/or behavioral problems to appropriate campus offices. Maintain a high level of visibility within the assigned residential areas and be available to students. Respond to crises and engage appropriate staff members. Oversee submission and follow up for all incident reports in residential area. Provide feedback and coaching to staff on incident response and documentation.
  • Liaison/Committee Work - Develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with faculty, departments, and campus units to coordinate successful academic initiatives.
  • Advise Community Director - a student position in Residence Life
  • Coordinates media materials, branding and advertising initiatives to efficiently promote student leadership and activities. Supervising student workers.
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.

Education/Skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Higher education, General Education, Counseling, Event Management, Administration, or Social Work or related field is required.
  • Minimum 0–2 years of relevant work experience required
  • Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.
  • Experience in student leadership development and student activities in higher education setting
  • Experience with Living Learning Communities
  • Strong commitment and previous success working within multicultural and diverse communities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Innovative thinker with a vision for providing high quality services to students
  • Ability to supervise and manage budgets
  • Computer skills which include the ability to use social media
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours, including evening and weekends

* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer  Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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