University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

Job Summary

The Resident Directory and Program Coordinator will collaborate with students, faculty and staff to develop a Christ-centered living, learning environment.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of resident director and program coordinator for the spring semester of the 2019-2020 academic school year. This is a full time assignment beginning January 1, 2020, ending June 30, 2020, with option to renew for the 2020-21 school year. Employee benefits include: health insurance, an apartment provided for year-round use, dining plan for dependents living with the resident director during the time the food service is open, tuition remission for the first master’s level degree.


  • Bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred)
  • A personal relationship with Christ and a commitment to the lifestyle of the University and its theological tradition and mission
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of college students and of how the residence hall environment plays a vital role in a student’s educational experience
  • Possess organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate well with students, to direct residence hall programs, and to follow through with administrative tasks

Resident Director

  • Responsible for encouraging a campus climate conducive to intellectual, spiritual, social and physical development and care for one another within a residential setting
  • Be an active member of the university community

Program Coordinator

  • Assist in program development and delivery in the following area of need in the Center for Student Development: Coordinator of Residence Life
  • Working knowledge of The Housing Director hosted by Adirondack Solutions is a plus


Residence Life

  • Reporting to the associate dean of residential life, this position provides oversight for a male or female residential area
  • Actively participate on the residence life team and in the university community
  • Mentor a team of resident assistants (RAs).  Conduct regularly scheduled RA meetings and consult with individual RAs in their interactions with residents
  • Assist with RA selection, training and development
  • Advise and mentor a team of residence hall council members and conduct regularly schedule RHA council meetings
  • Strategically seek out ways to collaborate with other departments on campus to offer holistic, educational and developmental programming for residents through a variety of seminars, studies and activities
  • Be an active and creative participant in the student accountability process.  This includes confronting and responding to incidents as they develop and walking alongside students through the entire process
  • Offer spiritual leadership to residents.  Maintain consistent chapel attendance and a life of Christian service, dedication and witness.
  • Work with appropriate departments on campus to ensure that residents are provided clean, organized and safe conditions in the residence hall
  • Prioritize and complete administrative and operational tasks
  • Establish visibility, availability and approachability with students by being present in residential areas, on the main campus and at campus activities
  • Serve in an on-call capacity on weeknights and maintain duty phone responsibility as scheduled among residence life staff on the weekends.
  • Agree not to engage in other remunerative employment while under contract in the residence hall.  Any exceptions must be discussed and cleared with the dean of student development
  • Other duties as assigned

The coordinator position that is included with this RD positions is the Coordinator for Residence Life. A short description is listed below:

Coordinator of Residence Life

  • Reporting to the associate dean of residence life, this coordinator position works to support residence life initiatives as needed
  • Serves as the advisor to the Residence Hall Association (RHA)
  • Will administer The Housing Director (THD) hosted by Adirondack Solutions in our campus effort to fully utilize what it has to offer (this includes room assignments processes, room condition reports, check-in/check-out functions, etc.)
  • Maintain fifteen (15) regular office hours in the Center for Student Development each week
  • Other duties as assigned

Application process

Qualified candidates are encouraged to complete an application and submit a resume. Click below to access the application.

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