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Classification: Staff Status: Full Time (Non-exempt) Location: Hartsville Department/Office: Residence Life


Coker College’s Office of Residence Life invites applicants to apply for the position of Residence Life Coordinator (RLC).  As full-time, live-in staff members, RLCs are responsible for cultivating a safe and supportive community that promotes living and learning. RLCs provide direction for student success by overseeing the supervisory, administrative, and programmatic efforts of a residential area. RLCs are responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the daily operations of Coker’s residential experience. Primary responsibilities include:


  • Supervise the Resident Assistant (RA) and first-year mentor (Commissioners) student staff, including staff selection, training, advising, and evaluation  

  • Assist in the design, development, and implementation of the RA and Commissioner programming curriculum  

  • Assist in the daily operation of the Office of Residence Life

  • Assist in data entry and assignments (knowledge of the Ellucian database is preferred)

  • Conduct judicial investigations, hearings, and sanctioning  

  • Manage residential facility issues and follow-up as necessary: reporting damages, maintenance issues, key inventories, check-in and check-out procedures, etc.

  • Serve in an emergency on-call rotation with other professional staff members

  • Serve on the Emergency Response Team

  • Serve on various campus committees

  • Coordinate and promote Striker Cinema, Coker’s campus movie channel

  • Manage programming curriculum and part-time/student staffing of the Cobra Den

  • Respond to customer service concerns in a timely and cordial manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff; has the ability to work in a collaborative, flexible, and humble manner as part of a team; has the ability to courteously assist and support others; can reason through complex situations and exercise sound judgment; and has the ability to prioritize tasks and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in college student personnel administration, counseling, higher education leadership, or related field preferred.  Experience working in a college setting is required, with residential experience preferred.  The Coordinator must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends and live in residence on the campus. 

This is a full-time, hourly position reporting to the Director of Residence Life offering a competitive salary, furnished on-campus apartment, meal plan, and full benefits.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to and complete the Coker College Application.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.