Part-time position for undergrad or graduate students interested in working with residents in University housing as a promoter of personal growth and development. Responsibilities include: Programming, Emergency Response, Counseling and Advising, Leadership and Government, Community Standards, implementing our Academic Integration Model (AIM), Communication, Staff Team Development, System Wide Initiatives, Liaison with other Departments, Policy, Professionalism, and Additional Responsibilities.
The Residence Coordinator assists in creating living environments that encourage student and community development in the spirit of University of Southern California’s and Residential Education’s mission. Residence Coordinators are expected to incorporate the principles of holistic education with special emphasis on the development of the whole person. The Office for Residential Education provides housing and related services to 7,000 students residing in both traditional style residence halls and apartment style facilities. The Residence Coordinator is considered and will be treated as a professional-in-training in the Office for Residential Education and in the Division of Student Affairs.
The Residence Coordinator position is designed to offer intentional development of the graduate professional during their term at the University of Southern California and to prepare graduate students as emerging professionals. Various levels of experience, authority, and responsibility will be extended to each graduate staff member based on the individual’s ability to demonstrate skill sets that are necessary for advanced experiences. Therefore, the Residence Coordinator hired for the position should be prepared to expect low-levels to high-levels of decision making and authority during his/her term with the department. His/her success is contingent upon his/her ability to adapt to change, be receptive to new challenges, and demonstrate cooperative working relationships with colleagues and supervisors. Therefore, the following learning outcomes will be the department’s primary focus when working with graduate students:
Position involves live-in responsibility for specific activities and projects to support the Residence Coordinator. Includes staff development, program development, building government advisement, and student disciplinary work. The ARC reports directly to Residence Coordinator.
Position is responsible for the support of departmental and specific Area-wide duties as determined by the direct supervisor. This position is highly administrative and supportive in nature, necessitating a flexible work style and the ability to multitask. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; PC literate; proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook). The SPAL reports directly to an Assistant Director or the Director.
Position is responsible for the development of faculty student interaction including a supportive, safe and welcoming academic community within the Residential Colleges. This involves helping to create a climate that is conducive to academic achievement, good scholarship and intellectual stimulation. This further includes promoting integration of social, recreational, cultural and intellectual activities, which encourages the personal growth and development of residents. The Faculty Master Assistant reports directly to the Assistant Director and Faculty Masters in the residential colleges. This position does not require previous experience in residential life or housing.
Position is responsible for the development of the building or area government program at USC. The Building/Area Government Coordinator works in conjunction with the University Residential Student Community (URSC) to assure that building or area governments exist in each residential community with opportunities for residents to participate in the leadership experiences created by a self-governance process. Building/Area Government Coordinator works cooperatively with building staff (Assistant Residence Coordinators and Residential College Coordinators) that are specifically assigned responsibility for the development and on-going effort of the building or area governments. The Building/Area Government Coordinator reports directly to the Assistant Director for Student Development and Leadership.
Position is responsible for the development of a supportive, safe and welcoming Parkside area community. This involves helping create a climate that is conducive to academic achievement, good scholarship and intellectual stimulation. This further includes promoting integration of social, recreational, cultural and intellectual activities, which encourages the personal growth and development of residents. The RCC advises Building Government. This position is viewed as a promotional route to the RC position. The Residential College Coordinator reports directly to the Assistant Director or Resident Faculty Master as assigned.
The Residential Review Coordinator is the chief judicial officer for the Office for Residential Education having responsibility for the “informal” review process for minor cases within the residential community as outlined in USC’s governance document, SCampus. These residential reviews are organized through the Star Rez judicial program and track an individual student’s case from the point of a Resident Advisor submitting an Incident Report, through the scheduling of a hearing with a Residence Coordinator, and then the completion of the documentation of that review and its outcome by the hearing officer. The Residential Review Coordinator also works with the selection and training of volunteer Peer Review Board members and advises this group’s through its processing of conduct cases. The Residential Review Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Student Development and Leadership.