Coordinator of Residence Life

Indiana Institute of Technology
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Details

Job Location

Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level



Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

General Summary

The Coordinator of Residence Life will support and develop the residential community at Indiana Tech. The Coordinator of Residence Life will help to enhance the conduct and social growth of the student body. This individual will reside on campus to facilitate a full integration to the campus community and assist with on-call duty and crisis response. Additionally, this individual will provide support and assistance to both the Residence Life and Student Life areas on campus. This position will interact with the student body in a positive and mature manner to ensure an appropriate representation of Indiana Tech.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide a residential living experience for students that is world-class, promotes academic success, and attracts students to return to university housing through the completion of their degree
  • Guide and oversee management of the university housing operations for new students at Indiana Tech while working collaboratively with and supervising the Associate Coordinator of Residence Life (688 beds, 7 facilities)
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining community standards within the residence halls
  • Direct responsibility for maintaining proper housing records including room assignment processes through Adirondack housing software
  • Oversee residence hall programming and activities with the focus on developing community and established learning outcomes.
  • Develop and support the RA staff to maximize the effectiveness of the department
  • Meet or exceed student retention and occupancy goals through collaboration with AVP of Student Services
  • Supervise, select, and train Residence Life staff, including Resident Assistant (RA) selection, performance, activities, training, meeting schedules and reviews
  • Inform and educate all students of university procedures and resources
  • Engage, collaborate and communicate with all appropriate campus entities
  • Provide role-model leadership to faculty, staff, and students
  • Assess learning outcomes for the department and staff
  • Assist with implementation of programs and use of Andorfer Commons when requested.
  • Collaborate and communicate with the Crisis Management Committee to provide a safe environment to the residential community
  • Oversee housing needs associated with summer camp requests including placement, keys, supervision, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as requested
  • Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in related field required
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Possess and display proper interpersonal and human relations skills
  • Group leadership ability
  • Proper management of conflicts, stress, and related issues of residential communities
  • Required to work evenings and weekend hours for campus events
  • Computer Skills:
  • Word Intermediate
  • Excel Intermediate
  • Outlook Advanced
  • Adirondack Intermediate
  • Experience

  • Minimum two years successful experience in related field preferred
  • Related experience in student development preferred
  • Prior University residence life experience is required.
  • Working Conditions

    Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment and frequently in residence halls and various campus locations. Evening and weekend hours are required for campus events and various activities.

    Application materials must include a cover letter and resume. Applicants must be prepared to provide a written response to Tech's vision and diversity statements. The position remains open until filled; a review of candidates will commence as application materials are received.

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