Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 35000-37000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.


Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Residential & Commuter Life, Community Coordinators promote student learning and success while working collaboratively with other campus departments to maximize the impact of the residential experience. Responsibilities include providing overall administration of their assigned areas, including enforcement of University regulations/policies, student staff development, educational programming, conflict resolution, and administrative/facilities management. Provides personal, academic, educational, disciplinary, crisis management, and counseling services to students through various programs and projects.

Salary Range: $35,000- $37,000


Capital University is a small, private University in Columbus, OH, with approximately 1300 residential students. The Office of Residential & Commuter Life consists of the Director, Associate Director, three Community Coordinators, and Resident Assistants.


Primary roles and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day administration of assigned residential area.
  • Provide personal and academic support to residential students.
  • Train, supervise, support and evaluate one Senior Resident Assistant and a staff of Resident Assistants.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of staff selection, training, and on-going staff development.
  • Manage building occupancy, room changes, keys, and room condition reporting.
  • Manage the facility needs of assigned residential area in collaboration with office of facilities management and housekeeping staff.
  • Adjudicate first-tier student conduct incidents and implement appropriate sanctions.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide leadership during emergency or crisis situations, working collaboratively with Public Safety.
  • Participate in division and/or University wide committees, advise student organizations, and gain experience in functional areas outside of Residential Life.
  • Community Coordinator will have a focus area in one major functional area of the department (Residential Life, Commuter Life, or Student Conduct) and have the opportunity to lead or assist with departmental processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor's degree with one year of related work experience in a residential life or campus housing environment.
  • Excellent skills in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with or ability to learn Maxient, E-RezLife, and Ellucian Colleague.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related area.
  • One or more years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work with multiple campus constituents.

The Community Coordinator position is a 12-month live-in position that includes a furnished apartment and full board plan during the Academic Year.


Application Process: Interested candidates should submit 1) an updated resume, 2) detailed cover letter, 3) contact information for three professional references. Review of materials will commence immediately and will continue until the positions have been filled.


Please upload all documents to the drop box, when asked to upload resume on application.


Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.


Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.


For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu.


Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.


Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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