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Residence Life Coordinator

Job ID: 22288
Job Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Location: Memphis, TN


Supervises the overall residence life experience in support of and in accordance with the college's goals and objectives. Coordinates and maintains essential functions related to campus housing and the broader scope of the residence life experience, including programming for residents, selection and supervision of Resident Assistants, policy enforcement, and conflict resolution. Provides leadership in the residential facets of learning communities. Assists with coordinating food service for the residential community. Under the general direction of the Dean of Students.The person in this position will serve as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). A CSA has significant responsibility for student and campus activities and is designated as an individual to whom students and employees should report criminal offenses. It is the responsibility of the CSA to report to the Security Office all allegations of crimes when it does not violate confidentiality of student or employee.Responsible for all functions, 1 shift, 8 hours per day, 5 days/week. Some evening and weekend work required. Incumbents are subject to hours beyond the normal workday and are required to live in the residence hall 12 months per year (housing is provided).


  • Plans and implements educational and social programming and activities for campus residence hall students. Recommends budget expenditures for support of the overall program to Director of Student Services and Housing.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates resident assistant staff. Develops and implements staff training and development programs.
  • Performs administrative and organizational functions including but not limited to assignment of rooms; distribution of keys; contract administration; check-in and check-out of residents.
  • Enforces residence life and other college policies, and refers residents to Director of Student Services and Housing for disciplinary action when necessary. Serves as a resource for staff and students in dealing with specific residence hall problems such as roommate conflicts and other interpersonal concerns.
  • Serves as campus housing liaison with academic areas for the development of learning communities.
  • Assists with the coordination of food/dining service for the residential community.
  • Assists as a team member with special events and academic ceremonies such as graduation and convocation.
  • Performs related accountabilities/responsibilities as required or directed.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Desired: Master's preferred.



Desired: Three years or more of work experience in residence life or campus housing at a college or university. Additional experience in social media, marketing, or campus life a plus.


Licensure, Registration, Certification

Desired: N/A


About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 2061 - Specialist-Residence Life
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Department: CS Student Services University
Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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