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Residence Education Coordinator (REC)

Welcome to the Niner Nation Residence Education Coordinator Recruitment Center! 

The Department of Housing and Residence Life is looking for dedicated professionals to lead, connect, and serve the residential students of UNC Charlotte. 

Residence Education Coordinators (RECs) are full-time, live-in leadership positions in our residence halls.

The most competitive candidates will have a Master’s degree in higher education, counseling and/or student personnel services (or a related field), two years of housing experience at the graduate or professional level, and the demonstrated ability to blend the academic and residential components of student life.   

To fill the upcoming academic year’s positions, each spring, we open a nation-wide search for individuals who have the experience, skills and talent to serve our residential students and positively contribute to the Residence Life program.

We hope you’ll find this site helpful as you make decisions about the next step in your career. Explore the links and decide for yourself if UNC Charlotte is a place you would like to call home. We’re here to help along the way, so please contact us if you have specific questions about the Residence Education Coordinator recruitment process.

What is Niner Nation?

Niner Nation is how the University has chosen to describe the collective body of students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of UNC Charlotte around the world. Officially adopted by the student body in 2005, the term “Niner Nation” represents the spirit and energy of our dynamic institution. By joining our team as a Residence Education Coordinator, you are automatically a member of Niner Nation with full rights and privileges to engage students in the educational process, develop professional skills and show your UNC Charlotte pride!

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding the Residence Education Coordinator recruitment process, please email