Position Name, Institution
Residence Hall Coordinator, San Diego State University
The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC) provides the direction,
leadership and management of a student residence hall or apartment
complex. The RHC works to establish an atmosphere that is conducive to
accomplishing the goals and objectives of Residential Education, the
mission of the Division of Student Affairs and the mission of the
University. Under the general direction of the Associate Directors of
Residential Education, the RHC supervises a 24-hour residence hall or
apartment complex for 350 to 800 students, a staff of 8 to 22 Resident
Advisors or Community Advisors, a Front Desk Security Manager or Front
Desk Manager, and 8 to 25 Desk Assistants and Security Monitors. Work
in student counseling and advising, co-curricular education, crisis
management, community development, judicial affairs, budget
management, and oversight of a multimillion-dollar facility are
required. This position requires living in a residence hall/complex in
a furnished apartment; meals are provided when dining service is open
to residence hall meal plan holders.
Minimum Qualifications :
-Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in
one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a
job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the
applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and
abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on
a year-for-year basis.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated
through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one
of the student services program areas or in a related field;
experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the
potential for further growth. A Master’s degree in a job-related
field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills:
-Completed Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Services,
Counseling or a related field very strongly preferred.
-Three years of residence hall experience beyond the Resident Advisor
position preferred, skill in program presentation, living learning
community experience, student conduct, crisis intervention, staff
supervision and experience with computers strongly preferred.