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Community Coordinator, Resident Education & Development, Student Affairs

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department

Our Resident Education and Development team is responsible for providing leadership in the development of a positive community within the residence communities. Our goal is to be a partner in students' educational journey through an intentional, educational and vibrant residential experience!

Job Overview

Responsible for the management, administration, services, and activities in a residential building/area. This is a required live on-campus position that includes the expectation of eating in our Dining Centers to promote community development for our staff and students.

Essential Functions

  • Under supervision of Area Coordinator regarding the administration of one or more residence halls and/or apartment communities; complete necessary paperwork, and work with, Neighborhood operation Coordinator, Facilities & Maintenance staff, Housekeeping staff, Housing and Food Services, and University of Cincinnati Police Department to ensure safety and security within the designated area.
  • Provide supervision and evaluation to student resident advisors, in the assigned residential complex; assist in the recruitment, selection, and training, of all Resident Education and Development staff members.
  • Ensure that all residents feel included and welcome by overseeing the residential curriculum in the area in collaboration with other Resident Education and Development staff and/or university departments; facilitate an awareness and sensitivity in celebration of cultural diversity.
  • Advise hall government.
  • Monitor and approve financial transactions to ensure funds are used properly.
  • Ensure that students and staff within their area(s) are aware of departmental and university policies and procedures within all residential communities.  
  • Document behavioral concerns. Adjudicate instances of university violations in conjunction with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards; provide crisis intervention as situations arise. Utilize on-campus resources to make appropriate referrals to students who need and/or require assistance.
  • Establish regular office hours within residential complex; maintain a high level of contact with residents and staff.
  • Serve on departmental and division committees; attend regularly scheduled departmental staff meetings, individual consultations with supervisor/supervisees and facilitates area meetings.
  • Serve on campus-wide duty and/or emergency rotation.
  • May assist with Summer Conference Program operation. Participate and execute campus wide signature events.
  • Provide supervision and evaluation to student resident advisors, in the assigned residential complex; assist in the recruitment, selection, and training, of all Resident Education and Development staff members.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree.

Required Experience

Residential experience, experience with residential curriculum, living learning communities, and knowledge of other areas of higher education and student affairs.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Master’s Degree.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 90042 


Community Coordinator, Resident Education & Development, Student Affairs

Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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