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Residence Education Coordinator (two positions GA306, GA314)

Longwood University
Job Location:
Farmville, Virginia
Residence Life and Housing

About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. 

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Longwood University is defined by strong faculty-student relationships, small class sizes, a collaborative environment with a sense of community, and an appreciation for high-quality teaching, research, and creative endeavors. Longwood prides itself on its residential, liberal arts and sciences undergraduate experience and its innovative academic opportunities, such as the Civitae Core Curriculum and Brock Experience courses. A Carnegie-classified master's-level institution, Longwood also has active graduate programs in business and education fields that appeal to full-time students and working professionals alike. Longwood is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Job Description:

Longwood University invites qualified candidates to apply for two anticipated Residence Education Coordinator positions for the Arc Quad (multi-building traditional residential community) as well as Johns Hall. The incumbents are responsible for the supervision and management of the residential experience for residents. Job responsibilities include:

  • Manage the day to day operations within the specified community including improvement, management, facilities, and continued operations
  • Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate Resident Assistants (RA's)
  • Provide individual and staff direction by conducting weekly meetings
  • Provide direction in regards to programming, community development, and educational initiatives
  • Develop and conduct staff development programs for RA staff
  • Assist in the development and instruction of workshops
  • Serve as the REC on call, providing back-up for the campus wide RA staff, managing major emergencies, and contacting the appropriate administrative staff
  • Work collaboratively with student staff to promote individual development
  • Support and enforce all University and departmental policies and regulations, and provide formal and informal disciplinary actions
  • Adjudicate violations of conduct standards
  • Serve as liaison with maintenance and housekeeping
  • Maintain oversight of budgets
  • Demonstrate a commitment to student development and professional standards consistent with the mission of the University and Residential and Commuter Life
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel or related field and professional or significant graduate experience in residence life required
  • Experience supervising, managing, or advising student staff


  • Master's degree in Student Personnel or related field
  • Mental health experience
  • Crisis/emergency response experience
  • Psychoeducational or social programming experience 
  • Prior experience in Higher Education
  • Access to reliable transportation

Additional Information:

These positions are full-time, administrative & professional faculty, exempt positions. $40,000 base salary; 12 month renewable contract beginning June 25, 2022; furnished apartment with basic cable, local phone, T1 network connection and utilities; up to $500 relocation reimbursement; dining hall meal plan; full tuition remission for up to 3 courses per year and a professional development stipend offered. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful fingerprint-based criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 5/6/22. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact details of three references. Link to apply:

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