Graduate Resident Coordinator

Our mission is to create spaces and learning opportunities that promote engagement, wellness, spiritual formation, and diversity in order to support student efforts to become God-honoring difference makers. The Graduate Resident Coordinator (GRC) program in the Office of Residence Life strives to create opportunities for program participants that foster transformational leadership skills and provide tools for self and community leadership.

The internship is a live-in 10-month commitment that creates opportunities for GRCs to experience growth and development as leaders in the context of working with APU’s undergraduate student population. Please see the full Learning Outcomes for the GRC Internship (PDF)

Weekly Time Commitment1
Individual appointment with Area Director 1 hour
Bi-weekly meeting with Director of Residence Life 30 minutes
Other Residence Life Weekly Meetings 3-4 hours
Regular one-on-one meetings with Resident Advisors 4-6 hours
Weekly meeting with Resident Advisor team 1-2 hours
Administrative and duty assignments 2-4 hours
Programming assignments 1-3 hours

Please see the full Graduate Resident Coordinator (GRC) Internship Description (PDF) to find out more about essential skills, appointment dates, required training and meetings, qualifications, and compensation.


APU graduate students who are interested in the GRC internship should Apply for the Graduate Resident Coordinator Internship here. Please note that students must be enrolled in an APU graduate program for both the fall and spring semesters. Please feel free to contact for more information.


  1. GRCs hourly responsibilities may fluctuate (exceeding 20 hours) during times of annual team training and university openings and closings. GRCs are also expected to be available on weekends during which special events are scheduled (i.e. Welcome Weekend, living area check-ins and checkouts, etc.). It is expected that each GRC will have a weekly schedule and timesheet on file with her/his primary supervisor.
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