Residence Life Coordinator

Residence Life Coordinator

Angola, Indiana



The Residence Life Coordinator will assist in the administration and operation of the Housing and Residence Life Department. They will lead efforts to recruit, hire, train, and develop student staff working in the department.  The Residence Life Coordinator will have oversight of student development activities, staff supervision, student conduct, and housing operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating student staff.
  • Serve as a judicial coordinator and hear student cases that involve policy violations.
  • Coordinate community development efforts and large-scale programing in the residence halls.
  • Coordinate residential room inventories, inspections damage assessments, and update all in StarRez.
  • Assist with planning and implementing residential move in/out processes.
  • Use StarRez housing program to assign or reassign residents when necessary.
  • Maintain daily office hours.
  • Serve on assigned departmental committees and represent the Office of Student Services on campus-wide committees.
  • Assess residential services and create ways to improve.
  • Coordinate scheduling and organization of student staff on-call schedules.
  • Assist with department accounting and administrative needs including budgets and item inventories.
  • Assist with communications for the department including social media.
  • Maintain operational procedures as necessary to ensure organized and efficient operations within the department.
  • Assist with Student Orientation
  • Other duties assigned

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning preferred.

This position requires flexible scheduling that will include evening and weekend work.  Must be able to work under pressure.  This position is required to be available in an on-call rotation. Experience with computer applications is required (Excel, Visio, Word, Canvas, PowerPoint, Publisher, Astra, StarRez & Jenzebar)

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.