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Housing Specialist
Title:Housing Specialist
Department:Student Housing
Division:Student Services
Closing Date:N/A


Division: Student Services
Department: Student Housing
Job title: Housing Specialist
Reports to: Housing Coordinator
Supervises: Work Study Students and Resident Assistants (RA)
Position type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Assist Housing Coordinator.



  • Assist with managing the overall operation of the Student Housing Program at KCKCC and ensure and uphold the conditions of the Lease Agreement.
  • Supervise the Resident Assistants (RA’s) in the buildings that comprise the apartment complex.
  • Coordinate the apartment assignment process; move-in/move-outs
  • Responsible for ensuring that tenants comply with tenancy agreement.
  • Supervise the RA’s in documenting and reporting all resident disciplinary matters.
  • Coordinate weekly staff meetings with RA’s to provide relevant reporting information and clear communication. This includes, weekly and monthly occupancy reports, resident incident reporting, and any additional reporting assigned by supervisor.
  • Report and monitor all facility maintenance needs and concerns.
  • Work with Campus Police, Fire Department, Health Center, etc. to maintain a safe and secure living environment for residents.
  • Support the programming and policy-making efforts of student housing to create a positive living environment and facilitate the development of students.
  • Attend programs and events and maintain visibility in the Housing Complex/Community.
  • Maintain essential office records including rosters, conduct files, In/Out Forms, Keys lost/stolen etc.
  • Maintain open communication with KCKCC Administration to coordinate any issues with Royal Ridge management and support staff.
  • Assist in all emergency situations as needed, and become familiar with and follow institutional and departmental guidelines.
  • Provide leadership during crises in the Housing Complex.
  • Become familiar with and follow institutional and departmental guidelines regarding emergencies.
  • Ability to successfully work with diverse student population.
  • Responsible for functioning as the Supervisor in their absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



  • Exhibit strong conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Availability to respond to immediate student crisis situations.


  • Associate’s Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • Two (2) years of experience in Student Housing, Housing and/or Residence Life preferred.
  • Knowledge of all applicable laws in student housing; such as Title IX, VAWA, Clery Act, ADA, FERPA, HIPPA and others as applicable preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY: $26,800-$33,800 annually.


Approved candidate must live in Student Housing. A one-bedroom, partially furnished apartment provided, free parking, and utilities at no cost. If married, approved candidate must provide a certificate of marriage in order for spouse to live in KCKCC Student Housing.  Approved candidate and spouse must pass a background check. If there is a separation of any kind the spouse/family must vacate the exact date of when employment at KCKCC is terminated. No PETS allowed.

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.


To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: open until filled.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.




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