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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Social Contract Coordinator | Residence Life in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Office of Residence Life at Emory University strives to enhance the total development of students as individuals, as well as members of the residential community.


The Social Contract Coordinator provides assistance in the implementation of community standards, supervision, and response to behavior within the campus residential environment during the evening and nighttime hours in support of the Emory Social Contract and goals of Campus Life, Residence Life, Sorority and Fraternity Life, and Housing Operations.


  • Coordinators will provide front-line, professional staff level support to student staff working overnight, namely Campus Proctors.

  • Conducts duty tours of outdoor spaces that are adjacent to residential facilities and in and outside of the Emory Student Center (ESC).

  • Liaises with Campus Proctors as well as report areas or conditions of concern to the Campus Life Professional On-Call (CLP) and Senior Director of Residence, Sorority and Fraternity Life.

  • Provides initial in-person response to duty calls placed during the hours in which the incumbent in this position is at work.

  • Responds to violations of the social contract, health and wellness concerns, and student conduct incidents.

  • Provides daily accurate reports regarding community standards violations.

  • Assists in upholding University policies, procedures, and behavioral expectations of residents. Escalates duty calls to CLP (or higher) as situations and needs warrant.

  • Notifies appropriate parties on a nightly basis of any and all issues related to student concerns, safety and security, and wellbeing.

  • Assists in evening and overnight supervision of student Campus Proctor staff members.

  • Ensures student staff are in compliance with University and Departmental policies and procedures, especially in regard to the Emory Social Contract.

  • Assists in developing training presentations, resources, and programs for Campus Proctors and Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life, Housing Operations and Campus Life staff most specifically in the areas of social contract response training and protocols.

  • Assists with student hiring processes, performance evaluations, and student staff recognition.

  • Attends weekly Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life meetings and trainings during academic year summer and winter intersession periods.

  • Attends University, Campus Life, and Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life special events such as trainings, orientation, etc. as directed by the Senior Director of Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life.

  • Conducts outcomes-based educational programs and outreach to students during the evening and/or overnight hours on the topics of Emory Social Contract.

  • Communicates directly with students to help them maintain a safe environment.

  • Monitors the environment by conducting rounds of the campus and reporting issues.

  • In partnership with the staff, provides a positive living environment for students that is conducive to living and learning through communication, structured community building efforts, interactions, and with students.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life.


  • Emory University houses over 4,500 undergraduate students, but is home to over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In the COVID-19 era, the health, safety, and security of our students is paramount. The Social Contract Coordinator and Proctor program is charged with upholding the community standards documented in Emory’s Social Contract.

  • These new standards address social distancing, number of students allowed to congregate in a single space, and restrictions to social events on campus.

  • The Coordinators and Proctors are on duty from 6pm to 8am each day of the academic year that the campus is open.

  • This includes 10 posts that are staffed by up to 20 Campus Proctors.

  • The Social Contract Coordinator is responsible for responding to issues overnight and serving as a professional support staff member to students that are working the overnight shift as well as bridging the gap between the CLP, Emory Police Department, and the daytime Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life staff, as well as Housing Operations and Campus Life.

Work Schedule:

  • Coordinators would participate in a 4 days on 3 days off and 3 days on 4 days off work week schedule with rotating days on/off during the fall and spring academic semesters. Hours per day on are 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Monday-Sunday/Saturday-Sunday 8am-5pm.

  • Works University business hours for meetings and special events.

  • Works a combination of nighttime and University business hours during winter and summer break periods of the year.

Nightly Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first responder to reported incidents regarding the Emory Social Contract.

  • Facilitate a duty tour round of all external areas adjacent to the residential buildings and the interior/exterior of the Emory Student Center.

  • Check in with all Campus Proctor posts

  • Ensure all students are following the Social Contract in community spaces.

  • Log all Campus Proctor check ins

  • Attend and support nighttime programs.

Submit reports as needed, which may include duty reports
 to CLP and to the Senior Director of Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life.


  • A bachelor's degree and one year of experience working in a college or university student residential environment and setting; previous experience in a student employee capacity, such as an Orientation Leader, Resident Advisor, Community Advisor, Sophomore Advisor etc. will be considered for this position.

  • Ability to walk, lift up to twenty-five pounds, bend, stoop and twist.

  • Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record; must be insurable.


This position reports to the Senior Director of Residence, Sorority, and Fraternity Life

Logistics and Remuneration:

  • This position will serve a 10 month, 1 academic year appointment.

  • The Coordinator will work 37.5 hours per week, with weekend hours.

  • Staff housing accommodations (apartment with private bath) and a meal allowance will be provided during the period of employment.

  • Full meal service is not provided during academic breaks and at times when the dining halls are closed.

  • All utilities including water, heat, electricity, residential network access, and cable service are provided at no additional cost.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 53782

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department Central Life Residence Life

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Admissions & Student Life

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta