Position:                      RESIDENCE HALL COORDINATOR I

Department:               RESIDENCE LIFE

Division:                      HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Opening Date:            OCTOBER 28, 2015

Closing Date:              OPEN UNTIL FILLED


Note:   This position is live-in and candidate must be able to provide day, evening, weekend, and on-call hours; flexibility is a must.


Responsibilities:   The Residence Hall Coordinator I(RHC), manages the activities of assigned residence hall(s), ensuring the provision of appropriate authority and leadership that supports students both academically and interpersonally.  The RHC provides 24/7 coverage of assigned residence hall and others as required based on the needs of the division, including evening and weekend coverage as well as on-call coverage during evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.  He/She coordinates and participates in the planning, development and implementation of educational and special programming for residential students including, but not limited to, healthy living and learning communities. Moreover, the RHC assists in the training, development and supervision of Resident Advisors (RAs).


Residence Hall Coordinators are designated as Essential Personnel for the purposes of emergency planning and management.  Therefore, the RHC works with the Campus Police to develop a comprehensive safety program for assigned residence hall, responds to residence hall emergencies, conducts fire and emergency drills as scheduled, and summons emergency personnel as needed.  The Residence Hall Coordinator I, reports to the Assistant Dean of Health and Wellness.


Qualifications:              A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A Master’s degree in Student Personnel is helpful.  CPR and first aid certification preferred.  Candidates must be flexible, have a strong customer orientation, and be able to work well in a collaborative team environment. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.


Send resume, letter of application, and contact information for three professional references to:

Health and Wellness Search Committee

Human Resources Department

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC  28216

Email to or fax to (704) 330-1494

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Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

Date Posted: 10/28/2015 4:27 pm