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Coordinator, Residence Life I

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Please complete the employment section of your application as well as attach all required documents such as your cover letter, resume and copy of your Bachelor's Degree. (Originals are due at time of appointment) All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. All documents included in your online employment application become the property Texas A&M University – Texarkana. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New Employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening. Following the priority deadline , applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a department supervisor. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, we will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with the department supervisor. The system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system. Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Coordinator, Residence Life I
Posting Title Coordinator, Residence Life I
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)
Department STUDENT LIFE / 22-161200
Posting Number S00240FY17
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location Texarkana
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Responsible for providing individual and group educational and developmental opportunities; maintaining residential facilities that are clean, safe and in order; managing operations to include planning, fiscal matters, and personnel relations. Supervises Resident Assistants, Residence Life Assistant and student workers.

Required Education and Experience

Minimum Education and Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s degree
*One year of related experience
*Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
*Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others
*Strong verbal and written communication skills
*Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
*Work beyond normal office hours and/ or work on weekends

Preferred Education and Experience

Preferred Education and Qualifications:
*Experience with university/college housing (i.e., lived in, resident assistant, graduate assistant, etc.)
*Masters degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or a related area
*Prior residence life professional experience
*Experience in staff supervision, administration of residence hall operations, and facilitating student development programming activities

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Administers and supervises the total operation of a residence hall accommodating approximately 300 students.

Must live in the residence hall area that they supervise and eat in the dining hall.

Creates, develops and maintains outreach opportunities and programs designed to strengthen the department’s connection with residence hall students, student engagement and overall student development, thereby increasing student success and retention.

Provides leadership and direction to subordinate staff by monitoring programming requirements and assessing effectiveness, developing individual hall objectives, advancing leadership skills of students and staff, and cultivating a community lifestyle and educational environment.

Develops, coordinates and oversees various programs, conferences, training and student/staff development activities, including first-year experience program and theme housing programs.

Assists other university departments to create marketing and sales plan for residence hall complex.

Assists the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs with the administration of total Residential Living Department.

Review of housing policies for the University.

Works with the Resident Assistants in developing and implementing residential programs, and with the maintenance/repair personnel in performing custodial and maintenance operations.

Maintains accessibility and availability to provide customer service, and counsel students by having regular office hours.

Assures hall coverage by setting up specific evening and weekend duty schedules.

Establishes the goals and objectives for the residence hall community in conjunction with the Department of Student Life and the Division of Student Affairs.

Assists students and staff in personal and professional development through formal and informal training, advising and counseling, and encouraging committee involvement, association memberships and conference attendance.

Works evenings and weekends as necessary.

Interprets and enforces department and university policies, procedures and regulations. Counsels and advises students and staff on policies, procedures and resources.

Serves as a positive role model for students and subordinate staff.

Aids in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of the respective Resident Assistants and Student workers.

Develops the structure and direction of staff and student development programming in the residence hall including orientation activities, personal adjustment skills, programs for interpersonal education and social concerns, and facilitation of student leadership.

Establishes liaisons with departments at the University, serves on assigned University committees, and may work in other areas of campus life as assigned.

Contribute to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.

This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is your degree in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you aware this position is located at Texas A&M University - Texarkana?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have one year of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you able to work beyond normal office hours and/ or work on weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3