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Residence Hall Coordinator

Iowa State University
Job Location:
Ames, Iowa
Residence Life and Housing
Iowa State University is currently hiring for multiple Residence Hall Coordinators. Iowa State University is a student-centered leading land grant university known for our emphasis on research and innovative interdisciplinary academic programs. We work hard to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion and to ensure our faculty, staff, students, and visitors are safe and feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued by the university. We offer generous benefits to include medical, dental and vision, child care, pension and retirement plans, generous sick and vacation time, and tuition reimbursement. As an employer of choice, we rise to innovation creating a supportive work culture. Come see what we are all about! Join us today!

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The Apartment/Residence Hall Coordinators are live-in staff members who are responsible for creating a living/learning community that contributes to the personal and academic success of residents through collaboration with students, staff, and faculty. The size of each residence community ranges from 300 to 2700 residents. The major functions of these positions are to supervise a Resident Assistant Staff, provide direction and supervision in specific assignments (hall desk, student government, etc.), and respond to a wide variety of academic and personal development situations.

As a live-in residence hall position, responsible for creating a living and learning community that contributes to the personal and academic success of residents. Supervises student staff.

Salary compensation: Dorm/Apartment, Ethernet, laundry, Meal plan and Professional development (discussed with department)

Example of Duties
  • Recommends and develops use of space that promotes academic achievement.
  • Assists in developing an environment that supports the community living standards.
  • Assists students in their academic and social adjustments to the university.
  • Advises and counsels students in developing academic and interpersonal competence.
  • Interprets and administers university policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the conduct system in the residence community that includes hearing student disciplinary cases and administering sanctions.
  • Collaborates with academic departments and builds relationships with Learning Communities.
  • Prepares and submits reports related to residence life operations.
  • Opens, closes and secures the community at the beginning and end of each semester and during break periods.
  • Meets with dining, custodial, maintenance and facilities staff to ensure quality service delivery, completion of repairs, etc.
  • Supervises undergraduate Community Advisor staff.
Level Guidelines
  • Individual contributor position with developing professional and/or technical skills working under immediate to general supervision
  • Grasps professional-level knowledge and concepts of field while working in a progressive learning mode
  • Works on problems and issues of somewhat limited scope
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data for which answers are available or can be obtained
  • Responds to inquiries and issues, escalating to manager or higher level workers as appropriate
  • May lead projects of limited scope and complexity
  • May provide guidance to students
This position is a term position through June 30th, 2023. Possibility with renewal based on performance and department budget.
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