RESIDENCE LIFE COORDINATOR
Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) are master’s level professionals responsible for creating a comprehensive residence life program in their respective geographical area that will typically consist of two to four residence hall complexes. RLCs are live-in professionals, student affairs generalists, who are charged with working to create communities that support the academic and polytechnic mission of the institution. RLCs are expected to be visible to residential students, engage in personal interactions with them and provide leadership and mentorship to them. Key responsibilities include supervision and operational duties, as well as planning and management skills. Supervision may include undergraduate and graduate student employees (depending on placement). Successful candidates will have demonstrated skills in student and community development including the intersectionality of identities.
Anticipated start date: August 2, 2021
Starting salary: $47,000
Minimum / Required
- Master’s degree required in counseling, higher education, social work, psychology, organizational development or closely related field
- Previous work experience in student affairs
- Demonstrated effectiveness in written and oral communication skills
- Previous live-in professional housing experience
- Supervisory skills that demonstrate an ability to effectively support and challenge staff members
- Demonstrated competence in intercultural development and efforts to create inclusive communities
- Ability to effectively respond and successfully manage a crisis
University Housing at the University of Wisconsin-Stout is an auxiliary operation which provides housing to approximately 3,000 students. Living on campus is required through the second year of college with students residing in traditional and suite-style buildings.
Department Vision: University Housing builds an environment where connections are made, potential is realized, and lives are purposefully transformed.
Department Mission: University Housing partners with students, colleagues, and families to provide secure and well-maintained communities that inspire discovery, reflection, and lifelong learning.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and an integrated liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 49 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees, including three terminal degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students. The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.
The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-book
The starting salary is $47,000. Residence Life Coordinators are provided an on-campus apartment within or near the building or complex in which they serve and a campus parking spot. University Housing is pet friendly and welcomes all RLC partners and families. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks. Official transcripts required at time of hire.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.1279.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the qualifications
- Names and current contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references, including telephone number and email address
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by June 24, 2021. Will continue to accept applications until position/s are filled.
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Ian Foley
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Bev Biggart
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Job Family: Supervisory