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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50613 Document ID: AD003-3H08 Posted on: 2019-01-0201/02/2019 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Minimum Education: Masters2019-02-01

Residence Life Coordinator

Residence Life Coordinator


Residence Life Coordinators are 12-month, full-time, live-in, professional staff members. They are responsible for providing overall management and leadership of the residence halls/apartments housing for 200-700 residents each. Primary responsibilities include: recruiting, selecting, training, evaluating and supervising residence hall staff and overseeing their daily duties and development; coordinating the residence hall conduct process; guiding and directing the building’s residential education and community development through student organization advising; establishing relationships with students within the hall and providing informal counseling and support; serving in a rotating on-call capacity for the residence hall system; summer conference operations; chairing and serving on various departmental committees; communicating pertinent information to other departments on campus; and managing administrative items within the hall including the residence hall budget. As Residence Life Coordinators are the primary professional staff members available in the residence halls for student conduct, a desire to spend evening and weekend time with students is required.


Master’s degree in student affairs, counseling or related field plus at least one academic year of university residence hall leadership experience at a post-undergraduate or graduate student level required. Strong written and oral communication, administrative and organizational skills also required. Student experience will be considered. Spring 2019 graduates will be considered.


Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.


Generous benefits include spacious furnished two-bedroom apartment; meals when dining centers are open; professional development funds; domestic partner/spouse policy; and a pet policy. In addition, the University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Sunday, March 3, 2019 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.


UNI is a tobacco free campus.

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