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Area Coordinator

The Human Resources Department announces the position of Area Coordinator reporting to the Director/Assistant Director of Residence Life.

Responsibilities include: assists with the development and implementation of the University's Residence Life program and all housing operations; plans, develops, presents and facilitates staff programs and training; assists in the residence life staff recruitment and selection process; supervises and evaluates the residence life para-professional staff; conducts staff meetings; maintains a safe and secure environment in the residence halls; develops a community atmosphere; facilitates the practice of individual and community responsibility; promotes and facilitates resident participation in University and community organizations and leadership development programs; advises, counsels and provides support to students; provides support and assistance in the development of residential academic support programs, seminars and related educational programs; directly supervises area Resident Assistants; develops and coordinates a living and learning environment; assists in the development and implementation of weekend programming; responds to students' counseling needs; responds immediately to crisis situations; directs the actions of Resident Assistant staff and appropriate reporting of information; keeps accurate written records of all counseling contacts; addresses and resolves discipline situations; facilitates educational interventions; assists in the coordination and implementation administrative policies and procedures; posts and maintains assigned office hours; provides system wide on call (duty) coverage year round including during holiday/vacation periods; attends all relevant meetings, workshops, functions, activities, etc.; participates in Student Life collaboration and campus committees as assigned; advises student organizations as appropriate; attends Student Life functions, workshops and meetings as required; and performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or a related field (individuals in the final stage of a degree will be considered).

  • This is a live-in position supervising residence halls which includes participating in a campus-wide duty rotation and other weekend/evening requirements.

  • Residence life work experience strongly preferred.


Internal Application Deadline: October 9, 2013

Application Deadline:  Until Position Is Filled

Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible

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