Coordinator-Residential Life

Eastern Washington University  |  Cheney, WA

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator-Residential Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Cheney, WA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 983


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Position Description

Working Title Coordinator - Residential Life

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 to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Job Requirements

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



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