The following information details the process to apply for the residential coordinator (RC) position. Please review this information carefully. Most items here are required for a completed application. Some items are optional. If you have any questions about the process, contact us.

Step 1: Review the RC job description and review the list of dates pertinent to the RC position to ensure that you understand the expectations of the position

Step 2: E-mail your cover letter and résumé to Jill Hopper (JHopper) no later than February 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (be sure that your cover letter addresses why you are interested in the position — suggested resources to help you with your résumé and cover letter are listed below)

Step 3: Complete an online form authorizing a check of grade point average and Cornell College conduct no later than February 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Cornell username and password are required)

Step 4: Attend an individual interview early in February (details will be provided directly to applicants, but suggested resources to help you prepare are listed below)


Optional résumé and cover letter help

We encourage you to visit the Career and Civic Engagement Center's website for help in creating your résumé or help in writing your cover letter. We also encourage you to visit the Writing Studio for help in refining your cover letter.

In addition, the CCEC will offer the following:

  • Résumé workshop: Monday, January 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Hedges in the Thomas Commons

The Writing Studio will offer the following:

  • Cover letter workshop: Friday, January 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Russell Classroom in the Thomas Commons

Optional interview skills help

We encourage you to visit the Career Engagement Center's website for help in preparing for your individual interview.

Optional review of financial assistance

The residential coordinator position can impact a student's financial assistance. The impact, if any, of this position depends on several factors. Students interested in the RC position are encouraged to contact the Financial Assistance staff to discuss their specific situation. It is important to note that the Financial Assistance staff can only offer projections about likely impact, if any, on the student's financial assistance but cannot provide definitive information until the student has reapplied for financial aid. As such, students interested in the RC position are encouraged to reapply for financial aid as soon as possible. Need to learn about the process to reapply for financial aid?