Resident Hall Coordinator

Resident Hall Coordinator

Job Status 
Job Type 
Job Department 
Application Deadline 
Monday, July 10, 2017
Job Start Date 
Monday, July 31, 2017
Job Description 

Bethany Lutheran College invites applications for a Resident Hall Coordinator position with a start date of August 1, 2017.  An overview of responsibilities and job duties are outline in the position description below; assigned duties and responsibilities will be finalized upon hire.  For additional information about the resident hall coordinator position, contact Dr. Ted Manthe, Vice President of Student Affairs (; 507-344-7745).

Position Summary:   A live-in professional position with a focus on residential life and housing administration.  Provide leadership, oversight, supervision, and direction for the total operations of a residence hall.  Responsible to the vice president of students affairs to create and encourage a positive residential learning experience with academic, spiritual, social, and personal growth.

 Essential Functions

  • Maintain a high degree of visibility and availability to students and resident assistants (RAs) to enhance living environment, assist with questions, and resolve problems as needed.
  • Build rapport with the residents and practice confidentiality to promote trust and foster mutual respect.
  • Schedule supervise, mentor, and support RAs through routine meetings and effective communication.
  • Facilitate housing assignments and roommate selection; manage check-in/check-out and /or room change procedures, and coordinate maintenance, housekeeping or security needs.
  • Attend all training sessions, meetings, and stay current with best practices in college housing supervision and administration
  • Enforce campus policies, handle disciplinary cases in an effective manner.
  • Respond to emergency and crisis situations and participate in Res-Life on-call rotation.
  • Encourage residents to attend functions and activities to enhance campus engagement.
  • Work with Res-Life management team in coordinating frequent quality hall programming and monitor programming budgets.
  • Coordinate with other staff regarding the housing of summer guests, including checking-in/out and point of contact during stay.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Active member of ELS/WELS
  • Willingness to support the mission of Bethany Lutheran College
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift, pull, push, up to 50 pounds

To apply for this position:  Send cover letter, resume, academic transcripts (may be unofficial), and contact information for three current professional references to: Bethany Lutheran College, Attention Human Resources, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001.


Employment Disclaimers and Notices

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Lutheran College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disabilities, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs and other school administered programs. The College adheres to the requirements of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA policy of 1990. The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant international students. Concerns regarding Title IX should be directed to the College’s Title IX Coordinator.

Background Check

Bethany Lutheran College, Inc. requires all new employee hires to be subject to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. The check includes a review of any pending arrests.

Security Information

The Bethany Lutheran College Annual Security Report is available for viewing at The report is published in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The document includes institutional policies that address campus security, such as residence hall security, notification of threats, sexual assault, etc. Statistics reported over the past three years for crimes that have occurred both on-campus and in the surrounding community are also included. A printed copy of the report can be requested by calling 507-344-7000.

Other Notices

Bethany Lutheran College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

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