Coordinator, Residence Life (Isolation & Quarantine Complex Director) is

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory Campus Life
Residence Life
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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Emory University’s Office of Residence Life is committed to creating a safe and inclusive home for students that is central to their Emory experience even during the period of time when students may be housed in isolation or quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Isolation and Quarantine Complex Director works with Residence Life staff members, Student Health and the residents to facilitate a safe environment that will contribute to the intellectual, social, physical, moral, and emotional development of the students. Complex Directors articulate the philosophy and policies of the Office of Residence Life, Emory Campus Life, and Emory University, and, in turn, represent and present the needs and concerns of the students to the administration.


Community Development

  • Encourage students to make the most of their Emory experience when in Isolation and Quarantine by emphasizing awareness of various possibilities for learning and personal development.
  • Counsel students on various issues, as necessary, and is involved in the referral and follow up of residents to Campus Life and university professionals.
  • Be available and accessible to residents by making a strong commitment to being present for students in the Emory Conference Center Hotel.
  • Serve as a campus and community resource for students and staff by advising, providing guidance in planning programs and activities, and providing resources.
  • Be knowledgeable of the residents located in the ECCH.
  • Develop a positive rapport with residents in order to create and maintain a positive atmosphere that stimulates a cooperative environment conducive to studying and group living.
  • Encourage students to act with reason, assume responsibility for their action, and be considerate of personal and group rights and responsibilities.
  • Develop, present, track, and evaluate educational programs for residents.


  • Develop a virtual programming schedule for those students in Isolation and Quarantine.
  • Coordinate physical activity programs in person for those in Quarantine (volume dependent) and virtually for those in isolation to be done in their hotel rooms or at home for off campus students.
  • Program assessments and surveys of students in Isolation and Quarantine.



  • Maintain a budget needed for programming
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and show consistency and thoroughness defining university policies and procedures.
  • Interpret and enforce all Residence Life and university policies.



  • Develops, presents, tracks and evaluates educational programs for students in designed residential communities.
  • Manages the daily operation of undergraduate and/or graduate residential facilities.
  • May hire, train, and supervise interns and graduate and undergraduate resident directors.
  • Serves as a conduct officer for the campus.
  • Adjudicates all levels of conduct cases including suspension and expulsion from the campus.
  • Advises resident hall directors on the proper adjudicating techniques and sanctions.
  • Serves as the first point of contact for students' parents regarding housing situations.
  • May coordinate Housing's involvement in campus life activities.
  • Serves on and chairs committees to develop long range goals and strategic plans.
  • Counsels students on mental health issues, as necessary, and is involved in the referral and follow up of residents to mental health professionals.
  • Serves as a liaison between faculty, academic department leadership and students.
  • May coordinate renovation, repair and maintenance needs of designated residential facilities.
  • May teach a resident assistant class.
  • Manages special projects.
  • Serves in the rotation of on-call staff who respond to emergencies involving students.
  • May represent Housing at admission preview days and act as a liaison with the Admission office for student visits.
  • May manage a programming budget.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. 


  • A bachelor's degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling or a related field.
  • One year of residential life, housing, or programming experience.
  • A master's degree is preferred.
  • Must be able to live in a residence hall or other on-campus housing facility.


NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
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