Residence Life Coordinator

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Full Time (Non-exempt)
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.


Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.