Residence Life Employment

Housing & Residence Life here at HSU offers many positions for faculty, staff, and students. Residence Life specifically offers two positions: Faculty/Staff-in-Residence & Residence Life Coordinators. Faculty/Staff-in-Residence positions are only offered to HSU faculty/staff and the other is open to all.

For student employment please visit our Student Staff page and for other Housing related jobs visit HSU's Human Resources website.  

Below are descriptions and application processes for our Residence Life positions. 

Faculty/Staff-in-Residence

The Faculty/Staff-in-Residence reside on campus. They sponsor and participate in educational programs and provide informal mentoring for students. They are also responsible for engaging students in activities that integrate curricular and co-curricular education.

Faculty / Staff-in-Residence

A part-time (10 hours per week) academic year position and will be in addition to the successful candidate’s faculty unit employee appointment. Faculty applicants must have a concurrent employment at Humboldt State University as a tenure-line faculty unit employee or temporary faculty unit employee with at least a .8 timebase to be considered. Staff applicants must have a concurrent employment at Humboldt State University in a full-time staff classification to be considered. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • General knowledge of the personal, social, and academic challenges encountered by college students;
  • Working knowledge of strategies for academic success;
  • Working knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education;
  • Effective interpersonal and intercultural communication skills;
  • Basic event planning skills;
  • Computer proficiency; and
  • Ability to foster and maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse student, staff, faculty and community members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience living or working in the residence halls;
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with other departments or community organizations;
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating co-curricular events; and
  • Demonstrated experience formally or informally mentoring college students.

Compensation*:

  • Use of a rent-free furnished faculty apartment on campus;
  • Paid utilities, including water, gas, electric, trash, high speed internet and wireless, local phone calls, and cable television;
  • Mini-meal plan;
  • Use of Housing Staff parking spaces (parking permit must be purchased); and
  • Access to housing gym.

*Compensation may be subject to taxation

 FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

FIR/SIR Application Procedure

Applicants should complete and submit the FIR/SIR Application, Statement of Support, and a curriculum vitae or résumé to the Associate Director for Residence Life

 

Residence Life Coordinator (RLC)

Professional, full-time, live-in position in one of our residence halls.
The Residence Life Coordinator (Student Services Professional II) is a Full-time, 12-month position(s) in Housing & Residence Life. Below you will find brief descriptions of our RLC positions.  Full Job Descriptions are available during our selection periods.

Residence Life Coordinator - Housing

Responsible for student, community and social justice advocacy within the residence halls; comprehensive management and supervision of Resident Advisors, one Student Assistant, and communities housing a total of 210 - 480 students. Involvement with professional associations and university committees, events and functions is strongly encouraged and supported. Educators interested in working with a socially just, team-orientated, academically centered, and environmentally responsible organization are strongly encouraged to apply.

RLC for Leadership Development

The Residence Life Coordinator for Leadership Development supervises student staff for the Living Learning Communities in housing.  This person meets regularly with campus partners, and ensures that events are planned with purpose.  They are responsible for creating and assessing the learning outcomes, along with developing the application process members of the communities.  This position also co-advises the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH).  These are student run organizations that serve as the voice and representatives of the students living in the Housing community. This position is also responsible for the coordination of housing initiatives that foster curricular and co-curricular engagement for students living on campus. Involvement with professional associations and university committees, events and functions is strongly encouraged and supported. Educators interested in working with a socially just, team-orientated, academically centered, and environmentally responsible organization are strongly encouraged to apply.