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Facilities & Event Operations Coordinator (Residence Life)

Fontbonne University
St Louis, MO 63105
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Facilities & Event Operations Coordinator

Fontbonne University

Department: Residence Life

Position Description

The purpose of this job is to provide oversight of the daily operations of the residence halls while also working collaboratively with the residence life and LACE center teams to ensure our residential and community spaces are safe and well-maintained.

The incumbent in this position is responsible for housing operation processes and facilities management. Additionally, this position is responsible for supporting facilities management for shared spaces and facilities set-ups for student programs.

The incumbent in this position is formally responsible for providing input into policies associated with the jobs purpose and responsibilities. Routine decisions include policy/procedural reviews as they pertain to the residential life programs and budget allocations for some operations of the department.

This role is a 12 month/full time live-off position. This position reports to the Director of Residence Life.

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage and participate in daily operation of residence halls; room assignment for new and returning students; check-in and check-out processes; room and damage billing.

Manage all aspects of housing facilities including keys, card access systems, work order processing, etc.

Provide input and collaboration on capital expenditures for renovations and building improvements

Collaborate with staff in student affairs and facilities management to ensure residential and programming spaces are well maintained; assist with the creation of on-going maintenance and facilities improvement plan

Provide consultation and event oversight for student life events including management of facilities set-ups and supervision of the student event coordinators.

Oversight for summer conference housing

Other duties as assigned and appropriate for creating safe and pleasant student life facilities and events.

How to Apply

Please navigate to the Employment page on the Fontbonne website (link below). Click on the job posting and then select one of the blue-highlighted "Apply" buttons at the bottom of the page to begin your application.


Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Rsum and Contact information for three references.

Excellent Benefit Package offered including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Disability insurance, Paid Vacation/Sick Leave, a large number of paid office holidays and 403(b) Retirement Plan with matching contributions. Tuition Remission benefits available for employee and eligible spouse/dependents.

NOTE: Educational Transcripts and Certification Documentation may be requested during the interview process.

A standard background check will be done prior to hiring.

Director, Human Resources

Fontbonne University

6800 Wydown Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63105

Email: sloher@fontbonne.edu

Fontbonne University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fontbonne complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Our Mission & Vision

Fontbonne University, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides transformative education committed to the common good, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically and act ethically to create a more just world.

About Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University is a vibrant and strong academic institution located in the Clayton suburb within the St. Louis metropolitan area. We were founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and established in the Catholic tradition, yet we serve and welcome a diverse group of students from all faiths, cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs. With nearly 1,000 students enrolled, we offer Division III athletics, a large range of student organizations, and more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Fontbonne University is uniquely situated to offer the best of city sights and scenes coupled with beautiful and historic homes and neighborhoods.

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Fontbonne University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Open your mind. Follow your heart. Take the leap. Challenging, welcoming, affordable. Fontbonne will prepare you for an engaged and rewarding life, no matter how youre called to serve.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Experience creating safe environments and promoting inclusion and belonging for a diverse student body

Working knowledge of housing operations and room selection processes

Attention to detail and space aesthetics

Verbal and written communication skills

Ability to effectively work with diverse groups of individuals, including students, faculty, staff and parents

Interpersonal skills; teamwork and collaborator

Education Required

Bachelors degree required with experience in residential life and/or student life.

Strong background in facilities and event management preferred.


Posted: 2022-10-31 Expires: 2022-12-02

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