Job Positions

Coordinator, Residential Living & Student Activities

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Student Engagement and Success


Georgia Southwestern State University

Date Posted:

Dec 11 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Feb 11 2020

Position Description

This position is responsible for coordinating office operations for the Residential and Campus Life Office.


Coordinate student housing programs and services. (50%)
Assist with housing meal plan contracts, room assignments, and other administrative functions. Maintains current and accurate records of all housing-related data. Work with students on roommate mediation, room assignment changes and other related activities. Assist with residential leader and desk assistant interviews, selection, training and supervision. Provide support to staff on housing policies and procedures. Collaborates with the Office of Admissions to market housing programs and Preview Days and Storm Days. Work closely with student staff to foster an engaged community.
Partners with Student Life for campus programming and activities. (20%)
Meets regularly with the Student Life Coordinator to create innovative student programming. Aligns residential activities with the Student Life office. Assists in building student leadership teams.
Coordinates administrative support for office operations. (20%)
On-call emergency contact at designated times throughout the year. Work closely with Student Counseling Services, Student Conduct emergency responders, and administrators when addressing student(s) in crisis need. Monitor residents’ academic progress and social integration to increase student retention and completion. Assists with surveys and assessments to improve programs and services.
Performs a variety of related duties. (10%)
Serve on university committees. Attend student programs to promote student engagement. Other duties as assigned.

Application Process


Institution Information

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs. Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Rachel Griggs,


Required Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field required. More than two years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications