Job Description

Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. 

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Grand Canyon University's Housing Operations department is currently seeking a Housing Operations Coordinator. A successful candidate is interested in a behind the scenes position at Grand Canyon University and is capable of detail-oriented work, customer service, and putting together processes to serve our team and our student body. This position requires the ability to learn new processes and policies quickly, and to put them in action and see them through to build new efficiencies. We are looking for someone to join a team who works hard and has fun doing it!

The Housing Operations Coordinator assists Housing Operations with the managing of housing reservations and logistical needs of both new and returning residential community on campus. Housing Operations oversees the planning of living area allocation and growth, the creation and maintenance of online housing selection processes, as well as the communication and accountability of housing policies and deadlines.

This is an hourly position paying $40,000 annually.

What you will do:

  • The Housing Operations Coordinator is one of several coordinator positions that contributes equally but may focus on different duties at different points of the year.

  • Coordinates housing for all students for all semesters including planning and implementation, efficiently coordinating, and overseeing all logistics and ensure other departments are notified in a timely manner to ensure apartments are readied, (i.e., Facilities).

  • Acts as representative for student specialty groups such as Student Disability Services, Athletics, Graduate students, International students, Honors students, student leaders and others for coordinating, ensuring, and tracking housing services to meet specific needs as necessary including early arrival/late stay, blocked beds, trainings, Housing Portal processes, student audits, etc.

  • Builds charge items within housing system (i.e. room pricing, meal plan pricing, fines) that are used by multiple processes and departments and conduct audits of charges on student accounts to ensure accuracy. 

  • Sets configuration of each bed in housing system for entire campus for every term to reflect intended use. Continually evaluate configuration needs.

  • Establishes marketing needs for all housing operations processes.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Must occasionally work outside of normal business hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays (minimal and is scheduled ahead of time).

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus.


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