Residence Life Coordinator

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The Residence Life Coordinator is an integral part of the site administrative team. This person assists the On-Site Director with daily program operations by directly supervising all residential staff. The Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for organizing student housing, leading residential staff training sessions, developing weekly and daily duty schedules, implementing the residential mission of Duke TIP, and coordinating social and recreational activities for students. Additionally, the Residence Life Coordinator will coordinate residential staff meetings, attend instructional staff meetings as needed, assist with student supervision as necessary, and oversee the completion of projects. Responsibilities include day, evening, and night commitments. The Residence Life Coordinator and other administrative staff must arrive several days before other staff to begin campus preparations.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience as a staff member of a residential program or institution is preferred; residential staff experience in a Duke TIP program or similar residential program is helpful. Possessing leadership or supervisory experience is essential. Applicants must also possess a genuine interest in the academic, social, and emotional growth of adolescents, exhibit maturity and a positive attitude, and be willing to serve as a role model for students and staff. Applicants must be able to work as part of a team; lead staff in organizing student supervision, projects and activities; explain, support, and enforce Duke TIP rules and administrative decisions; and manage administrative responsibilities.
There is a driving requirement for this position at most sites. Eligible drivers must possess a valid US or Canadian driver’s license, be at least twenty-one years old, have an approved driving record on file with at least three years of driving history, and be willing to drive students in Duke TIP vehicles. There is also a CPR certification requirement for this position. If necessary, Duke TIP will reimburse the cost of this certification to the individual in this position. Residence Life Coordinators are required to live at the program site and sleep in their assigned room each night. No outside visitors are permitted in the residence halls.

Programs

Residence Life Coordinators are hired for the following programs:

CRISIS
Summer Studies
Field Studies

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)

Program Overview

Job Description (PDF)