Coordinator Residential Life
Collin College

McKinney, Texas

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Primary Location:

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas, 75074

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Job Summary:

The Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) will assist the Student Housing Operations director by incorporating residential life into the housing program. By facilitating the social, academic, and personal adjustment to campus living, the RLC will develop a positive sense of community among residents. Primary responsibilities will include: living on site*, implementation and facilitation of residential education; crisis response and on-call responsibilities; collaboration with institutional partners, Student Housing Operations and staff, and Student and Enrollment Services; and referring student housing conduct cases to the Student Housing Operations director and/or dean of students. This position will report to the Student Housing Operations director.

*A housing stipend will be provided.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the director with the supervision of student housing, responding to all requests and emergencies during duty hours and on call throughout the week nights and weekends. Provide leadership to student resident activities personnel.
  • Assist residents in their adjustment to roommate and community living.
  • Design and implement experiences that enhance the social, educational, community, and personal development of student residents. Assist the director in managing daily residential life operations.
  • Assist the director and dean of students with the adjudication of student conduct cases that occur within student housing, as appropriate.
  • Make referrals to the dean of students, Student Housing Operations director, Collin College Police Department, 911, college administration, counseling services, ACCESS, and Strategies of Behavioral Intervention (SOBI) team as appropriate.
  • Participate in administrator-on-call responsibilities to manage crisis situations in accordance with Board policies. Attend regular staff training sessions.
  • Exhibit and demonstrate integrity and professional ethics in all situations and circumstances. Ensure students are trained in all residential life and college policies and procedures.

Supplemental Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience with issues impacting college students and student development
  • Knowledge and experience in residential life and/or operations
  • Knowledge of Collin College policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the Student Code of Conduct
  • Skilled in working with staff and students from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer and typing skills
  • Ability to sustain a welcoming and safe environment that is conducive to the social and academic development of all students
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work. Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, plus climbing and balancing. Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Little physical effort required.

Associate degree from an accredited institution. Two (2) years of residential life experience.

Must be able to work varied/rotating shifts: days, evenings, weekends, and deep nights.

Equivalency Language
At least two (2) additional years of directly related experience may be substituted to meet the degree requirement.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:


Employment Type:

Full time

Compensation Range:




For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or send an email to:

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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