Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Residential Community Educator

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:

AS8578, AS8569, AS8579

OSU Campus:



Residential Life Administration

Location Address:

100 Iba Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA

Hiring Supervisor:

Mary Mach

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

41,700.00 - 57,900.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

8-5 M-F, on call schedule, occasional evening/weekends

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

The Residential Community Educator (RCE) is a live - on staff member responsible for the academic and social education of residents in an assigned community.  
The RCE hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff by providing guidance, vision, and development for their staff in assigned communities. The RCE oversees the successful implementation, assessment and development of the residential curriculum emphasizing Community Development, Student Living and Student Learning. The curriculum and connections with residents are facilitated through direct supervision of both graduate and full-time professional staff who oversee paraprofessional staff in each area. Additionally, the RCE performs administrative duties congruent with maintaining community standards, and a safe and secure environment. They will also facilitate interaction and providing residents greater access and increased connection.

This is typically 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Fridays, with some evening meetings and weekend work. The workload is usually heavier at the beginning and the ending of the academic semesters.

This position also requires staff to stay over some breaks to serve in the on-call rotation.  

Must be able to climb stairs and travel across campus for meetings and events. The person often serves as the first responder to incidents involving student and parent concerns.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit resume.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Human Sciences, or a related field.

One year of related experience.

Experience with residential education programs or equivalent curriculum knowledge. Experience working with college student population.

Familiarity with conflict management process; experience in project management; experience administering a formal student conduct process; strong understanding of student learning and development; experience using knowledge of student learning and development to develop strategies to foster co-curricular learning in the residence halls guided by student learning outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in College Student Development, Higher Education or Leadership.

Two years' experience with residential education programs or equivalent curriculum knowledge.  Attendance at regional and national student conferences.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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