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Residential College Community Coordinator
ApplyOffice for Residential EducationLos Angeles, California
The Residential Education staff at the University of Southern California provides housing and support services for 9,500 students living within USC Housing. The Residential College/Community Coordinator (RCC) is a full-time, live-in professional staff member who plays an integral role in creating a residential community that encourages student and community engagement. RCCs are expected to incorporate the mission, vision, and core values of Residential Education into their work while at USC. This position performs a variety of important daily operation tasks including supervision of student staff, advising of student leadership, adjudicating residential judicial cases, managing their community’s budget, and serving on department committees.
Under the supervision of an Assistant Director, the RCC is responsible for the direct supervision, training, and evaluation of the Graduate Residential College/Community Coordinators and 7-22 student staff (Resident Assistants). In addition, the RCC is responsible for advising their community council. In addition to the essential duties listed, the RCCs provide leadership in the development of a robust academic and social environment for residents, while creating and maintaining a high level of safety, security, and well-being for all residents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: 1. Supervise, train, and evaluate 7-22 Resident Assistants and possibly a Graduate Residential College/Community Coordinator 2. Advise a community council while supporting the overall mission of RHA (Residential Housing Association) 3. Participate in the departmental 24/7 on-call duty and emergency response system for the residential community 4. Provide advice, support, assistance and referrals to resident students regarding academic, housing, personal or other concerns 5. Provide resources and support for the activities and programs in the building/community 6. Serve as a judicial hearing officer within the Residential Review process 7. Serve as a representative on department task forces, projects, and/or committees 8. Maintain a weekly work schedule with a minimum of 40 hours/week for residents and staff. Evening office hours are expected. Additionally, there will be periodic weekend commitments 9. Perform administrative functions for day-to-day operation of the assigned residence hall/area 10. Other duties as assigned by the department leadership 11. Assist with the maintenance of residence halls in cooperation with USC Housing
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Education: Master’s Degree in college Student Personnel, Higher Education/Student Affairs or Human Services field is required. • Work Experience: An ideal candidate will have at least two years of post-Master work experience within residence life as well as someone who has demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work effectively with staff and students. • Supervision Experience: Requires a minimum of two years of supervisory experience
Compensation: • Salary $54,080 (12-month, live-in position). • Furnished 1-2 apartment or suite, meal package, and full university benefits. • A limited amount of professional development funds are available annually.
Minimum Education: Master's degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience advising a student organization and/or students regarding various student services. Requires theoretical understanding in the area of organizational behavior. Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.