Skip Navigation

Search all jobs

Let’s change the world together!

USC is a leading private research university located in Los Angeles – a global center for arts, technology and international business. As the city’s largest private employer, responsible for more than $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic schools and units. As a USC employee, you will enjoy excellent benefits and perks, and you will be a member of the Trojan Family - the faculty, staff, students and alumni who make USC a great place to work. Think you’ve got what it takes to join us? We invite you to search our open positions and apply!

Residential College Community Coordinator

Office for Residential Education Los 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.



REQ20088031 Posted Date: 03/26/2020

Job matching

With just one click and a connection to LinkedIn, we can connect you with jobs that match your work experience.

Start matchingto jobs with your LinkedIn account

Stay connected with University of Southern California

Sign up to receive job alerts

Select interests

Recently added jobs