Coastal Carolina University — Community Coordinator

University Housing at Coastal Carolina University seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Community Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II) reporting to the Assistant Director for University Place, Township Circle or Elvington Loop. 

This is a full time, live in professional staff position. University Housing is experiencing exciting and rapid growth. With the opening of four new residence halls over the past few years, University Housing is home to more than 4600 students. The Community Coordinator will serve as an entry-level professional that works directly with University Housing’s Resident Success Team to foster a student environment that fulfills the goals and mission of University Housing.  Each Community Coordinator will coordinate and administer all aspects of a resident success program in their assigned area housing up to 600 residents.  Community Coordinators select, train, supervise, and evaluate up to twelve paraprofessional Resident Advisers. Duties include, but are not limited to: developing a sense of community amongst residents; managing facilities; overseeing administrative processes; advising a community council; facilitating the room change process; serving as a student conduct hearing officer; and mentoring and nurturing students in their academic and personal development through programming, advising, and counseling. There may also be opportunities to participate in and lead committees, teach the FYE course (UNIV 110), and advise student organizations.

Requirements: A Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Student Affairs, or Higher Education Administration, or related field and experience in student services programs is required. Must have a valid state driver’s license.

Preferences: Student organization advising, response to student behavioral issues including crises, adjudicating student conduct cases, and co-curricular programming based in student development theory experience is preferred. Professional experience in a university or college student housing setting on a college campus, including live-in/live-on duties is preferred. Prior direct supervision of student para-professional staff is preferred. A successful candidate will have strong administrative skills and an ability to develop a community, which promotes academic success and a commitment to social justice.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.  

Interested candidates may apply on-line at or on-line at the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Desired start date of the position is July 1, 2020.  For additional information, applicants may contact: Rachael Baker, Assistant Director for Resident Success, at

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70) position with benefits. State pay band: 05. Normal working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.