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Coordinator of Residence and Student Life
Lamar Community College in Lamar, Colorado
Date Posted 05/26/2021
Admin-Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

POSITION SUMMARY: The Coordinator of Residence/Student Life at Lamar Community College (LCC) is a “live-on” campus position. They are responsible as the sole administrator of the day-to-day operations for the on-campus student housing facilities (residence halls and commons area). The employee coordinates programs and activities for both students living in the campus residence halls, as well as campus-wide student events. Additionally, they will coordinate with the Vice President of Administrative Services and act as the Student Government Association (SGA) Advisor. The coordinator is a member of the LCC Behavior Intervention Team (BIT), Title IX Team, and other campus organizations as assigned.

This position is the direct supervisor of the Resident Advisor (RA) staff, Work-Study students, and the members of the SGA (Officers and Senators); including recruiting, oversight of selection committees, hiring to include oversight of employee paperwork completion, and training. Said supervisees will assist the Coordinator of Residence/Student Life in the completion of duties and expectations.

This position is required to uphold and enforce the policies of LCC and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS)-along with all local, state, and federal laws in an equitable manner for all students. Enforcement of those policies and laws, particularly those that apply to residents and/or students of LCC, should be applied while maintaining a safe and comfortable campus community that supports the LCC Mission Statement. This employee will also comply with all student privacy laws under FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and is a mandatory reporter of any suspected or potential Title IX violation or any other illegal activities. This position must coordinate and work in close cooperation with the LCC Campus Safety Officer in responding to, documenting, and addressing student-involved incidents both within the residence halls and campus-wide.


  • Administration of the day-to-day operations for the on-campus student housing facilities. Includes both residence halls and commons facilities.
  • Coordination of programs and activities for students living in the residence halls, as well as campus-wide events for all students.
  • Serves as Student Government Advisor, in coordination with the VP of Institutional Effectiveness and Continuous Improvement.
  • Serves as member of the LCC Title IX/Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), including as a member of the Core BIT. Participates in other campus committees and/or organizations as assigned.
  • Supervises Resident Advisor (RA) staff, Work Study students, and the members of the SGA (Officers and Senators); including recruitment, selection, hiring, and training.
  • Upholds and enforces the policies of LCC and CCCS, as well as all local, state, and federal laws, including, but not limited to FERPA, Title IX, and the Clery Act.
  • Coordinates with the LCC Campus Safety Officer in responding to, documenting, and addressing incidents within the residence halls, as well as campus-wide.
  • Serves as a Title IX Investigator. Is a mandatory reporter of any suspected illegal activity, to include Title IX and Clery Act crimes.


  • Associate’s degree required


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • One year proven supervisory experience
  • Experience planning and executing events or group activities

Salary Range: $27,244.00 to $30,000.00 plus room and board range. The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. LCC offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.

Deadline to Submit Application Material: A review of applications will begin on June 7, 2021. Preferred start date is July 1, 2021. This position will remain posted until the position is filled.

Application Process: When submitting your application material, please note that ALL items must be received for your application to be considered. Complete applications will include: a cover letter, current resume, three professional references (including at least one recent supervisor and one recent co-worker), and transcript copies. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu upon offer of employment.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at 719-336-1572 or Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu.

By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with Lamar Community College; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

Notice to all Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • LCC participates in E-Verify.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • LCC is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

About LCC: We enrich lives through learning. Located on the golden plains of southeastern Colorado, Lamar Community College, a federally-designated Hispanic-Serving institution, is focused on the educational needs of Prowers, Baca, Kiowa, and Cheyenne Counties. Yet its unique programs, NJCAA/NIRA athletics, small class sizes, dedicated staff, innovative spirit, and idyllic setting also make it a destination college for students of all ages from across Colorado, the nation, and the world. LCC is one of thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).

LCC Vision: “Lamar Community College provides the highest quality education and service excellence in an environment of care, support, mutual respect, and integrity.”
LCC Core Values: Respect, integrity, open communication, and valuing people.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the LCC website at the Campus Safety Page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Lamar Community College, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

ADAAA Accommodations: Lamar Community College is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship.

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Shelly Tombleson at 719-336-1572 or Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 719-336-1572 or Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu.

Non-Discrimination Statement: The State of Colorado and Lamar Community College believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado and Lamar Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law as required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, VEVRAA, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of the ADA. Inquiries may be directed to: Human Resources Director, Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052, or 719-336-1572 or Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, Shelly Tombleson, Director of Human Resources at Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052, or 719-336-1572 or Shelly.Tombleson@lamarcc.edu.

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