Residential Life and Housing Area Coordinator

Residential Life and Housing Area Coordinator

Description: Carroll College, a private, Catholic liberal arts college located in scenic Helena, Montana, seeks a live-on Residential Life and Housing Area Coordinator (AC) to help us fulfill our motto, “Not for School, but for Life”. With the mountains at our backdoor, we believe in the adventure of the college experience, including all of the opportunities and challenges that come with that journey. For 11 years Carroll College has been ranked as the #1 Regional College in the West. We’re looking for a new team member to continue that excellence in student experience!  The Residential Life and Housing Department is a key member in growing and advancing our institution, so we’re looking for a partner who is invested in students, focused on the holistic wellness of both themselves and their community, has an eye for innovative processes, and has the desire to join in on the development of a Co-Curricular Residential Learning program.

In coordination with the Director of Residential Life and 2 additional Area Coordinators, this position is responsible for promoting a safe and vibrant living and learning environment for approximately 250 students of our 900+ residential student population. In their role, Area Coordinators provide:

  • Supervision of 6 Resident Assistants
  • Management and operation of community residence hall(s) to support healthy and safe living and learning environments.
  • Support for key housing operations and committee engagement.
  • Time management, email management, priority setting, and general administrative skills to contribute to departmental processes and success.
  • Promotion of holistic and educational opportunities in student community life, through the lens of a Catholic Liberal Arts College. Our foundations include a focus on the development of the whole person, student development theory, learning outcomes, and organizational theory.
  • Promotion of an intentional interaction model.
  • Utilization of a student-centered and restorative approach as a conduct hearing officer.
  • Customer service perspective and skills.
  • Utilize collaboration, teamwork, support, and compassionate candor as core aspects of their professional toolset.
  • 37.5 hours per week, inclusive of office hours, staff meetings and programming, and community engagement.
  • Regular use of the Google Suite for communication, data management, and process management.
  • Utilize the eRezLife Housing Software to manage all residential operations of their community.
  • Assignment to a functional area of Residential Life and Housing, including: Housing and Assignments, Training and Development, Co-Curricular Learning Model Development, Summer Conferencing, and Student Conduct.

This position has a live-on campus requirement and housing is provided.  This position also is one of four housing professionals who serve as part of a year round weekly on-call rotation. This position has a weekly commitment to an evening staff meeting, and some additional weekend and evening commitments.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, educational psychology, counseling, or related field and
  • At least one year of leadership responsibility in Residential Life and/or Housing, or related area.
  • The successful candidate will be dedicated to student success, understand and appreciate a liberal arts education, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, exhibit professionalism, and demonstrate the ability to successfully collaborate with and engage faculty, staff, administrators, and students. 

To Apply: For priority consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.  Please submit all materials electronically to  Position will remain open until filled.   Salary is DOE. This position is provided a two-bedroom in-residence apartment, and partial meal plan.  Finalists for the position will be asked to provide a written response to Carroll College’s mission statement,

Carroll College offers a comprehensive benefit package to include unique benefits such as tickets to home athletic events, rental of outdoor equipment, access to the campus workout facility, potential tuition remission and exchange opportunities, and more.  Carroll also offers a very generous holiday and paid leave benefit.  Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Carroll College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To learn more about Carroll College, please visit our web site at

Carroll Campus
Dates Posted: 
11/1/2022 to 1/31/2023
Employment type: 
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