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Area Coordinator

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Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title Hall Director
FLSA Exempt
Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 82402
EPA Position Type EHRA Non Faculty
JCAT 414013

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

Repost: Previous applicant need not apply. You are still under consideration.
The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time, master’s level professional staff member within the Department of Housing and Residence Life. The AC assists in the development and administration of a residential program that houses approximately 2,408 students. Compensation includes a competitive salary and state benefits package, as well as a furnished on-campus apartment, and access to professional development opportunities. The AC is primarily responsible for fostering student development and leadership in their assigned area. The AC reports to the assigned Assistant Director and may represent the Department on various committees and task forces. The AC is expected to maintain a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Position Information

Working Position Title Area Coordinator
Building and Room No.
Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time
If Time Limited. No
Appointment Length. 12
Position Number 166003

Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies Yes
Normal Work Schedule
Department Required Skills

Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field. Minimum of 1 year post-Master’s live-in residence life experience

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Experience supervising student staff; Experience serving on an on call duty rotation; Experience with crisis and emergency management; Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and RMS-Mercury ; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong problem solving, management, and supervisory skills

Required License or Certification
Valid US Driver's License Yes
Commercial Driver's License Required No
Physical Required No
List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

I. Facility Management: 15%
Manage the day-to-day operations of a residential community consisting of approximately 750-930 students; Develop a safe, secure, comfortable environment conducive to academic excellence and student development and personal growth; Conduct frequent building walkthroughs and make recommendations on facility issues; Coordinate occupancy management, room change, roommate conflict, and roommate agreement reports as necessary; Maintain open communication with hall support staff (Housekeeping, Facilities, etc.); Assist in emergency situations as needed

Percentage Of Time 15
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II. Supervision: 35%
Directly supervise, train, and evaluate 1-2 Graduate Hall Directors, 2-3 Head Resident Advisors, 16-22 Resident Advisors, and 2-3 Desk Attendants; Coordinate weekly staff meetings and bi weekly 1:1 meetings with staff members; Provide formal and informal feedback pertaining to performance; Provide RA staff and student leaders with professional development opportunities; Advise staff on follow ups that occur with resident concerns and community incidents; Monitor and maintain in hall duty schedule; Assist with the selection of Graduate Hall Directors and all student staff members

Percentage Of Time 35
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III. Community Development: 30%
Oversee and monitor the implementation of Departmental programming model for area of responsibility; Assist student staff with catering to the specific needs of their communities; Develop academic and holistic programs that foster a positive community focused on personal understanding of self and appreciation for others; Provide guidance in the development of programming and bulletin boards that have a positive impact within the community; Assess and evaluate programmatic outcomes; Attend building and area wide programs; Maintain a high level of visibility amongst staff and residents by developing and maintaining office hours that meet the needs of student and administrative needs; Utilize developmental and coaching techniques to solicit, organize, and advise hall council.; Develop positive social traditions for students living in assigned area; Provide educational programming and initiatives for students pertaining to the policies, procedures, and individual responsibilities of living in a community; Develop weekend programmatic initiatives that align with the University’s strategic plan and departmental goals

Percentage Of Time 30
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IV. Student Conduct & Accountability: 10%
Provide referrals for students and staff to appropriate offices and campus departments; Respond to emergency situations in accordance with University policies and protocols; Clearly communicate and enforce departmental and university policies to staff and students; Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavioral issues and concerns; Review all incident and police reports and keep an open line of communication pertaining to incidents in your area with your assigned direct supervisor; Adjudicate student conduct cases, track sanction completion, and refer cases to the Director of Student Conduct as needed; Coordinate and consult with supervisor regarding high level conduct cases or ongoing situations of concern; Provide programs and other proactive educational interventions to minimize behavioral issues; Conduct judicial conferences in accordance with university policy and procedures.

Percentage Of Time 10
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V. Administrative: 5%
Distribute information to students in a timely manner; Conduct monthly Health & Safety inspections; Develop and maintain reports and records as requested and required; Assist with efforts to examine and assure student safety and security including fire safety, emergency response, and health and safety inspections; Conduct assessments in accordance with ACUHO-I and university standards; Assume on-call responsibilities as required; Chair departmental committee(s); Attend all department and divisional meetings; Maintain a minimum of 20 office hours per week; Oversee and mange building and area budgets

Percentage Of Time 5
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VI. Crisis Management: 5%
Provide leadership during crises in the residence hall and in the greater campus community; Participate in a rotating weekly on-call system providing emergency assistance to staff and residents; Utilize institutional and departmental resources regarding crisis and emergencies; Assist campus partners such as University Police, Fire Department, Wellness Center, etc. in situations of emergency; Provide consistent follow up to students and staff that are involved in crisis situations.

Percentage Of Time 5

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only No
Position Type EHRA Non Faculty
Time Limited Position No
Appointment Length
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Open Date 11/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents