Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) TEMPORARY

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Residential Life


Office of Student Success

The Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) is a full-time, salaried position that reports to the Associate Director of Residence Life and is involved in various aspects of Student and Campus Life. Residential Life Coordinators are staff members in the Office of Residential Life, supplementing and complementing the processes of formal education by enhancing the quality of life in University Housing; enhancing the educational environment by creating a living and learning experience that will optimize individual growth and foster community development.
The RLC is required to reside on campus, and work after normal business hours, before and after holidays, and some weekends.


• Manage all aspects of a student housing facility on a 24/7 basis
• Train and schedule Resident Assistants (RA’s) to cover front desk operations
• Be part of an emergency response team with on-call responsibilities
• React calmly and effectively in emergency situations
• Develop and present educational programs and/or workshops
• Make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues
• Supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
• Organize, coordinate, and oversee multiple program activities
• Assess training and in-service needs in area of specialty, and to provide consultation and arrange/facilitate training and seminars
• Work effectively with diverse populations
• Report maintenance concerns
• Provide 24 hour on-call duties
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum one year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (education, student affairs, etc.)
• Proficiency in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s):
• Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques
• Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills
• Skill in establishing, directing and enforcing policies and regulations which pertain to campus life and to student development
• Knowledge of academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion
• Use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment
• Knowledge of policies, programs and service delivery models for disabled college student populations
• Knowledge of student support programs and services
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Interested persons should submit a complete application packet which includes:

  • FVSU Application (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain ALL required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.