The Area Coordinator (AC) is a live-in professional who manages 5-6 residence halls and supervises a staff of 12-14 undergraduate Resident Assistants. With the RAs, the AC works to create a residential environment that meets the developmental needs of students, provides healthy communities based on individual responsibility and respect for others, and provides opportunities for student learning.
- Supervise RA staff in day-to-day functions of their positions, in accordance with the goals of Residential Education, through one-on-one meetings, staff meetings, trainings, and informal contacts.
- Assess the needs of residents and work with them individually or in groups to address those needs promptly and appropriately.
- Reach out to students with identified concerns to connect them to the appropriate campus resources.
- Serve in weekend duty rotation, addressing policy violations and other concerns that emerge, and inform other campus officials as appropriate.
- Mediate roommate and other interpersonal conflicts, involving RAs as appropriate.
- Respond quickly and appropriately to campus emergencies and crises.
- Effectively manage administrative tasks related to the residence halls and the department.
- Respond to concerns raised by students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators.
- Promote communities that celebrate diversity and respect individual differences.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 1-2 years of live-in experience preferred
The essential functions of this job require an individual who is able to adequately (1) communicate well enough to be understood by others, (2) operate a personal computer and (3) use a telephone. In the course of the typical workday, one may be required to transport oneself short distances in order to attend campus meetings and events. These distances will generally not exceed three standard city blocks. Requires occasional night/weekend work and regular on call responsibilities.
E-mail your cover letter and résumé to CSCjobs@colby-sawyer.edu or stop by the Human Resources office in Colgate Hall room 230 to complete an application.
Colby-Sawyer College is committed to being an inclusive and diverse campus community, which celebrates multiple perspectives. Under institutional policy, as well as under state and federal law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Age Discrimination Act), Colby-Sawyer College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices or its admission practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or gender identity.