Residence Life Coordinator
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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UVa Housing & Residence Life (HRL) is seeking up to (6) Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) for student facing roles within Residence Life to help meet current challenges, achieve our strategic initiatives, and bring the University's 2030 plan to fruition. Working within a newly expanded staffing plan, these Residence Life Coordinators will lead, guide, and coach Senior Residents (SRs) who will in turn support our Resident Advisor (RAs). The RLC position is directly supervised by an assistant dean.

The University of Virginia's Housing & Residence Life's mission is to work collaboratively to create inclusive, welcoming communities where residents are empowered to engage their potential as scholars and leaders through self-governance and participation in their residential community. Core values for Housing & Residence Life -- collaboration, resilience, operational effectiveness, empowerment, personal accountability, and diversity, equity, & inclusion -- are aligned with those of the University and Student Affairs.

With close to three million square feet of residential building space, Housing & Residence Life strives to create robust and vibrant residential communities. Specific living and learning programs include language immersion houses, three residential colleges, a comprehensive first-year experience, and a newly created second-year and transfer student experience. Residential environments encompass a diverse array of building styles including traditional residence halls, apartment complexes, townhouses, and single-family homes.

Residence Life Coordinators have responsibilities in programmatic, student support, and incident response support areas:

  • Programmatic responsibilities will support community building in the residential areas and assist in the development and implementation of programs that enhance for the first and second year experience as outlined in the university's 2030 plan.
  • Student support responsibilities include mentoring, training, and/or supervising student staff and student leaders, as well as helping students solve problems and respond appropriately to challenges and/or crises.
  • Finally, Residence Life Coordinators will have responsibilities relating to incident response and crisis management.

The position is live-off, but there may be housing available on Grounds for faculty & staff at the University. The anticipated hiring range is $45,000.00-55,000.00/annually commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree or equivalent in Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, or other related field preferred. Relevant student experience may be considered.
  • An understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion is required, as well as demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect, and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff.

Selected applicants will pass a background check. This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

Candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by February 25, 2022, although positions will remain open until filled.

All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. Process for External Applicants: please visit and search for 'R0033115.' Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs," and search for 'R0033115.' Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume" box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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