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Area Coordinator

Area Coordinator 

Rocky Mountain College (RMC) invites applications for the position of Area Coordinator. The Office of Residence Life at Rocky Mountain College is committed to providing a safe and secure living and learning environment that encourages the pursuit of academic success, contributes to personal growth, and fosters responsibility to community.

The Area Coordinator position at RMC is a 12 month live-in professional who has responsibility for developing and administering a comprehensive residence life program for approximately 250 - 300 residential students.

The Rocky Mountain College Residence Life program provides a residential experience for approximately 500 students in four residence halls. The residence life staff is composed of two area coordinators, up to three lead resident assistants, 16-20 resident assistants, 5-10 night monitors and the Director of Residence Life. This position reports directly to the Director of Residence Life.


Rocky Mountain College is a small private liberal arts institution focused on academic success and personal growth. Rocky Mountain College is the oldest college in Montana, founded in 1878. Its history demonstrates a commitment to excellence and openness to all points of view. The College finds strength by joining a liberal arts tradition and the heritage of practical training for specific careers. The campus of Rocky Mountain College occupies approximately 60 park-like acres in a residential section of Billings. Evergreen trees, shrubs, and perennials make the campus particularly welcoming to our approximately 1,000 enrolled students. Billings offers all of the benefits of a big-city life with small-town Montana hospitality. The College recognizes the educational value of co-curricular activities. There are a variety of student activities provided by the College such as athletics, outdoor recreation, theatre, community service, music, clubs, and campus ministry. Through participation, a student may gain an understanding of fellow students, increase his or her desire to serve the world, and acquire the skills necessary to live and work with others.


Overall responsibility for 2-4 residence halls of 250 - 500 total students. Responsibilities include hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff. Coordinate the administrative functions of a residence hall community, which include: facility management, maintenance, record keeping, student employment, and student conduct. Ensure student safety and provide students with clean and comfortable residence hall facilities. Provide leadership in promoting an atmosphere within the residential community that supports academic achievement and fosters responsible decision-making. Coordinate community and student development through social and educational programming. Provide advice and counsel for individual students, student leaders, and student groups. Participate in an on-call duty system. Serve on departmental and campus-wide committees. In addition, the position is responsible for professional and effective communication with students, parents, staff, faculty, and members of the campus community. Summer responsibilities include supporting the camps and conferences, summer swim lessons, and summer student housing functions.


A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; two or more years of progressively responsible experience in residence life or higher education required. This is a 12 month live-in position. The ideal candidate will demonstrate commitment to community and student development; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; have working knowledge of computer applications such as CampusVue, Jenzabar, Microsoft Office and Google Drive; and be able to understand and operate all electronic assessments and applications used in student life


Demonstrated experience in supervision of staff and management of a community living facility. Successful administrative experience. Masters degree.


In addition to basic salary and benefits, the compensation package for this position includes on campus living accommodations with utilities provided, meal allowance during fall and spring semester, as well as tuition remission. Benefits include health, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave accrual benefits.

To Apply

Submit a letter of interest, resume, a list of 3 references, and the Rocky Mountain College application via email at or mail to:

Human Resources,
Rocky Mountain College,
1511 Poly Drive,
Billings, MT 59102.

Position is open until filled. The anticipated start date is July 19, 2021.

INQUIRES: Please direct all inquiries to the Office of Residence Life at