Assistant Residence Coordinator

University of Saint Joseph - West District, CT


West Hartford, CT


Admin - Residence Life and Housing





Company Description:

The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.

We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.

Job Description:

The Assistant Residence Coordinator provides leadership for all features of the University's Undergraduate residence life program and community, comprised of approximately 425 of 1,250 students live in four traditional and two suite style halls.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist in maintenance of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) for the department, student enrichment and development
  • Assist RAs with programming requirements and manage programming paperwork
  • Participate in the on-call duty rotation (evenings and weekends)
  • Help residents resolve roommate conflicts
  • Conduct low level judicial or disciplinary meetings with students
  • Assists in major campus-wide events with Student Affairs staff
  • Attend all departmental staff meetings and trainings
  • Assist in the opening and closing of the residence halls


  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Prior experience in Residence Life required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to function independently while
    operating effectively within a team environment
  • Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment. Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed (e.g., mail merge, data base management).
  • Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents
  • Flexible and able to multi-task
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism, leadership, creative problem solving, diplomacy, negotiation and sales skills, and the ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision
  • Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public
  • Commitment to the mission and core values of the University of Saint Joseph
  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Additional Information:

The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.



Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter with salary requirements

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The University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


University of Saint Joseph

An EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Apply through Institution's Website

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