Residential College Coordinator (FIXED TERM)

University of Southern California
June 30, 2025
Offerd Salary:$64,480
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Residential College Coordinator (FIXED TERM)

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About University of Southern California

The University of Southern California is one of the world's leading private research universities. USC serves as an anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business. USC's core values of integrity, excellence, DEI, accountability, open communication, and wellbeing support faculty, staff and students to create a caring community of learning and leadership.

About Residential Education

The Residential Education staff at the University of Southern California

provides housing and support services for 9,500 students living within USC Housing. Residential College Coordinators (RCC) are expected to incorporate the mission, vision, and core values of Residential Education into their work while at USC.

About the Opportunity:

The Residential College Coordinator (RCC) (FIXED TERM, dates below) is a full-time, live-in professional staff member who plays an integral role in creating a residential community that encourages student and community engagement. This position performs a variety of important daily operation tasks including supervision of student staff, advising of student leadership, adjudicating residential judicial cases, managing their community's budget, and serving on department task forces, projects, and/or committees.

Under the supervision of an Assistant Director, the RCC is responsible for the direct supervision, training, and evaluation of Graduate Residential College/Community Coordinators and 7-22 Resident Assistants. In addition to the essential duties listed, the RCCs provide leadership in the development of a robust academic and social environment for residents, while creating and maintaining a high level of safety, security, and well-being for all residents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Supervise, train, and evaluate 7-22 Resident Assistants and possibly a Graduate Residential College/Community Coordinator.
  • Serve as primary advisor or co‐advisor (with GRCC) to community council while supporting the overall mission of RHA.
  • Participate in the departmental 24/7 on-call duty and emergency response system for the residential community.
  • Provide advice, support, assistance, and referrals to resident students regarding academic, housing, personal or other concerns.
  • Provide resources and support for the activities and programs in the building/community.
  • Serve as a judicial hearing officer within the Residential Review process.
  • Serve as a representative on department task forces, projects, and/or committees.
  • Maintain a weekly work schedule with a minimum of 40 hours/week for residents and staff. Evening office hours are expected. Additionally, there will be periodic weekend commitments.
  • Perform administrative functions for day-to-day operation of the assigned residential community.
  • Other duties as assigned by the department leadership.
  • Assist with the maintenance of residential community in cooperation with USC Housing.
  • Application Procedure:

  • Please include a cover letter with your CV/resume. It can be added to the application at the same time/place you add your CV/resume.
  • Qualifications:

  • Master's degree required in higher education administration, student development, counseling, or related field
  • Preferred minimum 2 years of professional post-Master work experience within residential life or student affairs
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work effectively with staff and students.
  • Live-In required
  • Additional information:

  • Starting date: August 1, 2023
  • End date : June 30, 2025
  • Compensation:
  • Salary $64,480.00 (12-month, live-in position).
  • Furnished 1-2 bedroom apartment, meal package, and full university benefits.
  • A limited amount of professional development funds are available annually.
  • The annual base salary for this position is $64.480.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.


    Minimum Education: Master's degree Minimum Experience: 2 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience advising a student organization and/or students regarding various student services. Requires theoretical understanding in the area of organizational behavior. Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

    REQ20136653 Posted Date: 07/23/2023 Apply

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