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Learning Community Coordinator

Position Deleted on 4/16/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
  • Admin - Residence Life and Housing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$3,834 to $5,462 USD Per Month
University Housing-"Enhancing the Campus Experience": University Housing provides an enhanced and quality campus experience for the 6,300 students residing on campus. We strive for excellence in our administrative operations, our facilities, student learning, and community building. The mission of Cal Poly's University Housing Department is to provide a living-learning environment that encourages the academic and personal development for a diverse community, offering well- maintained facilities as well as ensuring financial viability and adequate reserves. There is a strong departmental commitment to excellence, teamwork, and professionalism.

Position: The Learning Community Coordinator (LCC) is a member of the Residential Life and Education Coordinating Team. In conjunction with the Director, Associate Directors and Community Standards Coordinator, the Learning Community Coordinators assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of University Housing. The LCC is responsible for the management of academic-based Learning Community Programs and designing and implementing a residential experience that facilitates a mature, responsible and respectful environment for residents. On a daily basis, Learning Community Coordinator duties include direct supervision of professional staff members called Coordinators of Student Development (SSP II), graduate student assistants and indirect supervision of Resident or Community Advisor staff, community standards oversight, crisis intervention, budget management, staff recruitment/selection, participation on Division or University committees, and management of the administrative functions of Residential Life and Education programs. The Learning Community Coordinators positions are critical for the residential and apartment life program and are directly responsible for approximately 1200-1800 residents on a daily basis and 6,300 residents on an on-call basis.

Requirements: Masters Degree and a minimum of four years of professional student services experience with at least one year in a full time live-in residence hall management assignment. Masters Degree in Education or related field and a minimum of two years of full-time residence life experience post-masters degree preferred.

A successful Learning Community Coordinator must have excellent organization and time management skills, the ability to work well both independently and in a team environment along with excellent supervisory and oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with living and learning environments, experience supervising graduate students or professional staff members and experience working with apartment style housing strongly preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check including fingerprinting.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is $3,834 to $5,462 per month. Cal Poly offers excellent benefits such as health, vision, dental care, a retirement plan, professional development opportunities and educational benefits for eligible employees. This is a twelve month, live-off position.

Application Process: An official Cal Poly online application must be completed at (Requisition# 102250) and submitted along with a cover letter, and resume with current reference contact information. Application review will begin on March 1, 2011 and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicant Questions: Please visit the University Housing website,, or, for general departmental information. Direct specific inquires regarding position to: Juliette Duke, Associate Director for Apartment Life and Education at
Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity and actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. Cal Poly hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
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