Residence Life Specialist

West Virginia University  |  MORGANTOWN, WV

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Job Overview

Posted June 09, 2021 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Life Specialist

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: MORGANTOWN, WV
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 29303
Application Deadline: 07/31/2021

Benefits

Salary Range:
$38,000 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Housing, Meal Plan, Parking, cell phone stipend
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$38,000 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Housing, Meal Plan, Parking, cell phone stipend
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for Residence Life, the Residence Life Specialist (Residence Hall Coordinator) is a full-time, live-in professional staff member responsible for the day-to-day operation of a residence hall of approximately 300-500 students. The RHC supervises Resident Assistants (RAs) and a full-time desk secretary. The RHC is responsible for residence hall operations including (but not limited to) facilitation of staff development, staff selection, staff training, residence hall programming, safety and security, facility oversight, student development, student conduct, and crisis management. The RHC must participate in a rotating on-call duty schedule and be available 24 hours a day during the year.  Weekday, weekend, emergency closure, and holiday duty for the campus is required.  


Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - To be finalized by Human Resources representative.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are typically acquired through the levels of education and experience required of the position.  However, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience which provides an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job is acceptable.

Activity planning & coordination (2-3 years)

Residence hall or similar housing experience (1-2 years)
Team building (1-2 years)
Supervisory/managerial experience (1-2 years)

License or certification(s)

Driver’s license and ability to drive a van required.  Must be able to travel to various residence halls on different campuses and drive a van of students to activities.

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