Residential Education Specialist 1 (Coordinator)

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – G – Exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Residence Life
Full/Part Time:


The Residential Education Specialist 1 (Coordinator) reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life and is responsible for assisting with the supervision and administration of a residence life program serving 1,700 students. Oversee and supervise the daily operations of 10 – 16 resident assistants, advising residence hall councils, program development and conflict resolutions. This position is responsible for implementation of the Community Standards system within the residence hall, on-call duty rotation, and crisis management. Assist in departmental responsibilities including the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of 47 resident assistants. Collaboration, communication, and committee work with multiple campus constituencies including Housing and Food Services, Police and Safety, Personal Counseling, Student Activities, and the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Must demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. Provide leadership and oversight for the campus residential curriculum and living-learning environments. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Student Personnel/Counseling or related area preferred. Experience working with living/learning communities, honor’s programs, and upper-division living/learning environments is preferred. Driver's license preferred. If operating a University vehicle for this position, candidate will be required to successfully complete a motor vehicle records check in addition to standard background checks. This is a live-in, annual appointment typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance. This is an 83.3% full-time equivalency (FTE) job. Months off are mid-May to mid-July each year. Full Penn State benefits included.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088