Residence Coordinator

University of Alaska


Residence Coordinator

University of Alaska System

Department of Residence Life

The Department of Residence Life (DRL) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic candidate for a full-time, 1-year term (4-year max.), 11 month/year Residence Coordinator position. The Residence Coordinator is a live-in, master's degree-level professional responsible for the operation of one of our residential campus living areas. This position requires the Residence Coordinator to reside in an assigned, fully furnished on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. Compensation for this position includes year-round housing and a full meal plan at no cost to the employee. This position reports directly to the Director of Residence Life, and works in concert with a team of professionals to shape the environment and experiences of the residential student population; provide direct support to residents by connecting them to academic, leadership and social engagement opportunities; provide services and programs focused on UAA's Residential Curriculum; and strengthen residents' sense of belonging at UAA.

This position requires the Residence Coordinator to reside in an assigned, fully furnished on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. Compensation for this position includes year-round housing and a full meal plan at no cost to the employee. This position reports directly to the Director of Residence Life, and works in concert with a team of professionals to shape the environment and experiences of the residential student population; provide direct support to residents by connecting them to academic, leadership and social engagement opportunities; provide services and programs focused on UAA's Residential Curriculum; and strengthen residents' sense of belonging at UAA.

The Department of Residence Life seeks to make available safe, comfortable and affordable housing options to students at UAA working toward their academic goals. Tremendous effort and intention are invested into creating an environment on the residential campus that values diversity and inclusion, supports academic success and fosters a sense of community and belonging. Our team is dedicated to serving the needs of students living on campus. The programs, services and activities we offer are designed to complement students' educational experiences and achieve the educational priority outlined in our Residential Curriculum. Our Living Learning Communities and housing programs connect students with people, programs and activities that support their educational and career goals, celebrate the diverse identities held by our students and connect them to the institution through their peers and detailed resource sharing. Residence Life provides staff the opportunity to work with a Faculty-in-Residence program, Gender Inclusive Housing, a comprehensive first-year experience program, the Alaska Native, Indigenous and Rural Outreach Program, as well as exciting collaborative programming initiatives with campus partners and specialized assignments.

The Department of Residence Life and the Division of Campus Service work closely together to ensure that all aspects of the residential student experience, from housing applications to facility maintenance, and from social engagement to academic success, are intentionally addressed. We are looking for a teammate that believes that is our job to provide our diverse student population access to the best possible experience they can have.

Residence Coordinators serve as Campus Security Authorities in compliance with federal law, specifically the Clery Act, and serve as Responsible Employees as designated in Regents' Policy and University Regulation and in compliance with federal law, specifically Title IX. All residential staff members will be set up as Authorized Adults working with Minors—successful candidates will need to complete Protection of Minors training, Campus Security Authority training, sign a code of conduct, complete a background check and reference check related to working with minors, in addition to other certifications.

We respectfully acknowledge that the University of Alaska Anchorage and its community campuses are located on the traditional lands of the Dena'ina Athabascan and Alutiiq Sugpiaq people. Our vibrant, urban campus is located in the U-Med (university-medical) district of Anchorage, aptly named due to the 2 hospitals (Providence Alaska Medical Center and the Alaska Native Medical Center) and tribal college (Alaska Pacific University) stationed directly adjacent to the university, and is close by to unique and exciting options for shopping, restaurants and ski trails. Nestled at the base of the towering Chugach Mountains and minutes away from the Pacific Ocean's Cook Inlet, UAA's Anchorage campus is a breathtaking place to live and work!

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree required (or a combination of significant, relevant education with at least a bachelor's degree earned and directly related work experience equivalent to an advanced degree), preferably in a higher education administration or student services related field.

Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment. Qualifying earned degrees must be conferred either by institutions of higher education which are accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education as determined by UAA based on a review by a foreign educational credential evaluation service and recognized by UAA.

Experience with supervision of employees or leading a team in some capacity.

Experience working at an institution of higher education.

Experience responding to or managing crisis situations (i.e. threats to the health, safety or welfare of an individual, a community or their property).

Experience working successfully with diverse populations as well as a demonstrated commitment to inclusive practices.

Knowledge of issues facing current university student populations.

Special Conditions: Finalists must complete an Authorization for Release of Information form and receive satisfactory background check results as a condition of employment. This is a live-in position requiring the employee to reside in a residence hall apartment. A meal plan is provided during the academic year. This position has a four-year term limit.

A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UA campus in Anchorage. This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/salary.php, Grade 79, based on education and experience, starting at $27.06/hourly ($2,164.80/pay period). Anticipated start date 7/14/2024. Includes a furnished apartment and meals.

Applications will be accepted for review on 6/12/2024 and will close to applicants on 6/16/2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on 6/15/2024.

Applicant Instructions:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kerry Davis, Residence Life Office Manager, at mailto:kadavis@alaska.edu.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or mailto:police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or mailto:uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu.

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or mailto:uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing mailto:uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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Closing Date 2025-05-31