Residence Life Coordinator

$40,000 - $44,000 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • Sep 14, 2022
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Job Description

Job Title:     Residence Life Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Student Life

Status:         Full time/ Regular/ Exempt

Salary:         $40,000 – $44,000


This is a 12-month, professional live-in position. The Residence Life Coordinator creates opportunities for student development through the Residence Life Plan and through individual student interactions. The Coordinator must have a strong student focus with evening and weekend commitments by being responsible for the organization and leadership of student development activities, supervision of RA staff, addressing difficulties that arise concerning student conduct and management of administrative operations of a residence facility. The Residence Life Coordinator is a role model, a facilitator, a leader, and an essential person in the experience and education of the resident students. The Coordinator must enjoy living and working with college-aged students and be committed to education and student development


  • Mentor, advise, and provide crisis and emergency intervention and referrals for resident
  • students;
  • The Residence Life Coordinator will create, update, and enforcing residential life policies
  • and values along with crisis response;
  • Management of dorm spaces to ensure student safety and high standards of cleanliness
  • throughout the common and personal living spaces;
  • Provide transportation for dorm residents needing medical care and/or to purchase
  • essential items;
  • Inspects all resident facilities to ensure building security and guidelines are met and
  • provide daily reports on condition of the dorms to College administration; 
  • Collaborate with TOCC Security to ensure safety of dorm residents;
  • Identify and advocate for needed maintenance issues as they arise in the dorms;
  • Organize training sessions for dorm residents on cooking, living together, code of conduct and on emergency response;
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties including, but limited to, reports, room assignments, check-in/out procedures, occupancy management, and assessing damages and fines for occupants;
  • Reviews and authorizes expenditures as needed to keep the residence in operating order
  • and to ensure budgetary guidelines are followed;
  • Participation on the campus safety committee and other committees as requested;
  • Support the core values of the College, namely the T-So:son (Our Core Values). Those are T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect, and I-We:mta – Working Together.
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature of level.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the Residence Life Coordinator.

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following

  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham language.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check.


  • Basic managerial principles and practices;
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in word processing and ability to master the residence life module in Jenzabar (TOCCs data management system);
  • Safety and fire regulations pertinent to operation of residence life facilities;
  • Knowledge of applicable TOCC, Federal, State, and Tohono O’odham Nation, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes pertaining to operation of residence life facilities.


  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Ability to relate to individuals; approachable;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of student RAs (Resident Assistants).