Residence Life Coordinator

Apply/Register Job no: 497533
Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Housing
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Clerical, Administrative Support

Position Summary: The Yeshiva University Office of Residence Life oversees the Yeshiva University residence halls and hundreds of students who live within these residences. The mission of our office is to house, support and enrich the lives of our residents in line with our University values to foster a holistic student experience at Yeshiva University.
The Residence Life Coordinator will be a hands-on team member who will serve as the first point of contact in our office, ensure the orderliness of our office operations, and provide basic support to our Residence Advisors. The Residence Life Coordinator will be available to help support residents, problem solve challenges as they arise, and maintain the highest possible standard of customer service. They will gain competencies in the following areas: leadership skills, communication skills, teamwork, program execution, organizational management, event planning, marketing, and problem solving. A position in our office provides an opportunity to gain valuable professional skills, working with great people in a fast-paced, fun environment.

Position Responsibilities:  The Residence Life Coordinator will focus on the following areas of responsibility:
  • Service as a first point of contact to help students in Residence Halls with their daily needs, especially new students as they acclimate to life at YU.
  • Work with YU staff and Residence Life student leaders to help support important Residence Life events and programs such as Move-in and Move-out each semester.
  • Interface with other YU departments / offices, such as Dining Services, Events Office, IT Dept, Security Dept, Torah Studies, and staff of other university areas.
  • Help support the Dean of Students, their office and broader needs from the Dean of Students office.
  • Help students receive their mail on a regular basis.
  • Support the ongoing services of our office by providing regular upkeep and storage of our supplies, such as moving bins.
  • Help keep students aware of important information by designing and posting notices around the residence halls.
  • Help create and support Residence Life initiatives such as Room Showcase competitions.
  • Help support student leaders (Resident Advisors, or RAs) in their programming by ensuring the successful stocking and storage of supplies, as well as their ongoing professional development initiatives.
  • Assist in answering the general Residence Life e-inbox and phone line.
Experience & Education Background:
  • College degree.
  • Preferred candidates will have strong familiarity with Yeshiva University Residence Life services, ideally a YU graduate.
Skills & Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills/attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy, front desk service-oriented setting.
  • Competency with technology, graphic design and Microsoft Excel strongly preferred.
Salary Range:

$20 - $20 per hour

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply/Register Refer a friend

Work type