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Coordinator - Residential Life

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It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting *before* you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process. Required documentation includes all of the items listed below. 1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. 2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume. 3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Coordinator - Residential Life
Posting Number 2018001EP

Position Information

Classification Title Coord-Residential Life
Working Title Coordinator - Residential Life
Classification Code 1360
RCW Exemption Criteria 13 - Counseling of Students
EWU Position Number E99702
CUPA Code P-414130 - Student Residence Hall Manager (R&B incl)
FLSA Exempt - Administrative
Bargaining Unit PSE
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range PS - 103
Salary Information

$33,431 – $46,810

Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2018
Term of Appointment 12
Location Cheney
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Saundra Godin
Responsible HR User Email address sgodin@ewu.edu

Posting Text

Job Summary

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Coordinator – Residential Life

Position is responsible for a residence hall of 250 to 400 students and residential life projects, including promoting a desirable living environment through effective communications with students, staff and other departments as well as project and activities. Position advises, counsels and educates students within the residential life setting, and is responsible for enforcing university and residence hall policies and regulations. Position oversees student employees, including selecting, training, supervising and evaluating student employees performing work in the residence halls. This position collaborates with a number of other departments on campus and some travel may be required.

Eastern Washington University offers a highly competitive compensation package, including market-based salary and excellent benefits.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position is 100%, 12 month, live-in position. In addition to base salary, position includes apartment with utilities, cable TV, and internet.

The individual will live on campus; have week day and weekend on call duties, supervision of staff and administration of the building, other duties as assigned.

This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults, or children under the age of 18, and will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at sgodin@ewu.edu to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment

None anticipated

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (start date)
  • A minimum of one year of Student Affairs experience in a higher education environment.
  • Candidates must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field
  • Experience supervising live-in student staff in a residence hall
  • Two years of residential life experience.
  • Experience with academic success programming
  • Experience working with historically under-served student populations
  • Bilingual
Other Skills and Abilities

Work experience demonstrating the following:

  • Organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
Work Schedule Type Other
Work Schedule

This is a 24 hour live-in position. Position will maintain regular “office hours,” but will experience variances from regular hours to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and to assist with emergency situations.

Posting Date 01/04/2018
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 03/01/2018
Screening to Begin 02/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.
1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.

Application Types Accepted Application

Job Duties

% of Time 45
Responsibility / Duty
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the residence hall
  • Design administrative procedures that promote accuracy efficiency and quality service
  • Assign departmental resources to promote accuracy, efficiency and quality service
Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 35
Responsibility / Duty
  • Supervise student staff
  • Provide on-going training for student staff
  • Evaluate student staff performance
Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 10
Responsibility / Duty
  • Provide week-night and weekend on-call services and support
  • Respond to crisis situations and provide follow-up according to departmental procedures
  • Evaluate precedures addressing crisis response
Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 10
Responsibility / Duty
  • Participate in departmental assessment and planning
  • Oversee departmental budget allocations
  • Represent the department at university functions
Essential Function Indicator Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form
  2. Other Document #1
  3. Other Document #2