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Coordinator of Residence Life at LSMSA

Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts seeks a Coordinator of Residence Life for employment beginning in July 2018.

The Coordinator of Residence Life (CRL) is responsible for the oversight of a single-gender residence hall and the implementation of all school policies and procedures. The CRL works with members of the residential life staff to ensure that student care, development, and safety needs are met.

Basic responsibilities include staff supervision, student supervision, communication with parents, communication and collaboration with various offices on campus, administrative responsibilities, facilities management, and other duties as assigned.

Medical Responsibilities: The CRL is trained to provide basic first aid and medication administration to students. Ability to complete CPR and medication administration training as provided is necessary.

Driving Responsibilities: The CRL is required to provide local transportation (using school vehicles) to students. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and ability to obtain Louisiana chauffer’s license is required.

This is a full-time, live-in position with all benefits associated with being an employee of the State of Louisiana. Contract dates for the next school year will be July 23 through May 31. The starting salary for the position is $30,000 plus room and board. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3 years experience working in student affairs, residential life, education, or a related field

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to provide local and out-of-town transportation for students

  • Ability to obtain chauffeur’s license within one month of hire.

  • Ability to complete a school provided CPR/AED course as well as basic first aid and medication administration training

  • Experience with word-processing, spreadsheet, and email systems and ability to quickly learn new systems as needed

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work with diverse groups

  • High level of discretion with sensitive information

  • Flexibility relative to schedule

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work on multiple projects

  • Ability to prioritize workload under fluctuating conditions

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to design, complete, and evaluate programs to meet the needs of students served.

  • Ability to generate ideas, solve problems, and resolve conflicts

Preferred Qualification 

  • Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Student Personnel Services, or related field

  • 5 years experience in residential life or student affairs

  • Knowledge of adolescent development, contemporary issues facing adolescents, and characteristics of gifted students

  • Previous supervisory experience

  • Proficiency with the full suite of Microsoft and Google tools

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of application along with your resume, contact and relationship information for a minimum of three references, unofficial transcripts from your final degree granting institution and our standard application form.   Submit all materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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