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Job Details: Grant Program/Residential Life Coordinator

Job Title:

Grant Program/Residential Life Coordinator


Commensurate with Experience

Application Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

December 14, 2020

Job Summary:

Program Coordinator, will provide trainings, ensure compliance with minimum requirements, and other aspects of the grant project as needed. The Program Coordinators will collaborate with internal and external partners, facilitate the Community Crisis Response Teams (CCRTs) and all other meetings, conduct training to the universities communities, ensure compliance with the program requirements, and act as the central point of contact for all grant project activities. Residential Life assists the Dean of Student Services in supervising all aspects of University resident management and operations.


  • Bilingual highly preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to complete complex tasks with multiple stakeholders and adapt to fast pace and change.
  • Capacity to build effective teams with on and off campus community members.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills required.
  • Excellent listening, customer service and problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize and resolve conflict.


Bachelor’s Degree required.


Grant Program Coordinator

  • Develop and implement a program that creates systemic and cultural changes to address assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Organize and train a coordinated community response team.
  • Collect, analyze, and report on grant efforts to academic and outreach administration, OSU grant manager, and the Department of Justice.
  • Work collaboratively in the Academic Resource Center to provide student support and services.
  • Travel to four mandatory Department of Justice trainings per year for program development and implementation. Other travel as needed by the grant.
  • Other related administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the Academic Resource Center or designee.


Residential Life Coordinator

  • Coordinates supervision of Holter Hall, Field Hall, Aggie Apartments, and Aggie Annexes with Dean of Student Services.

  • Select, train, mentor, and supervise Residence Hall student employees and student leaders.

  • Performs administrative duties as assigned by Dean of Student Services.

  • Meets with Residential Assistants on a regular basis to discuss resident hall matters and reports on meetings to the Dean of Student Affairs.

  • Coordinates with physical plant on maintenance of all on campus residences.

  • Responsible for monitoring athletic and student event security in cooperation with hired security personnel and local law enforcement.

  • Other related duties as assigned by the Dean of the Student Services or designee.

  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.

  • Must be able to effectively lead and contribute in a dynamic fashion.

  • Must be flexible, innovative and self-motivated.

  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.

  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.

  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.

  • Must be able to lift more than 25-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.

  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.

  • Normal office physical environment.

  • Travel may be required.

  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. 

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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