The area coordinator should seek to nurture the holistic development of students within the residence halls.¬† Therefore they will directly supervise Resident Advisors and Resident Directors, offering support and leadership for their development and to enhance their ability to support students on their halls.¬† Furthermore the Area Coordinator will be responsible for responding first to crisis situations that may arise within the residence halls.¬† This is a live-in campus position.
EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE
- Adheres to College Policy and Procedures
- Acts as a role model within and¬†outside the College
- Performs duties as workload¬†necessitates
- Maintains a positive and¬† respectful attitude
- Communicates regularly with¬† supervisor about Department issues
- Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
- Consistently reports to work on¬†time prepared to perform duties of position
- Meets Department productivity standards¬†
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.¬† Other duties may be assigned.
- Serve as advisor to Inter-Fraternity Council.
- Serve as advisor to Panhellenic Council
- ¬†Serve as advisor to President‚Äôs Council
- Plan and¬†implement Men‚Äôs & Women‚Äôs Recruitment.
- Assist with¬†the needs of five fraternities and four sororities.
- Coordinate NPHC meetings and discussions.
- Meet with Chapter Advisors and Chapter Consultants as needed.
- Weekly meetings with Resident Advisors and Resident Directors
- RA / RD training with the other Area Coordinators and the Associate Dean of ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Students
- Opening and¬†closing of halls
- Key distribution
- Room changes
- On-call for¬† campus on a rotating basis with the other Area Coordinators
- Walk through¬†the buildings
- Be on campus¬†by 10:00 p.m. (when on duty)
- Carry a cell phone while on-call, typically 1 week a month
- Attend weekly¬†meeting with Associate Dean of Students
- Assist with RA¬†/ RD selections and evaluations
- Prepare¬† on-duty rosters
- Develop a PR¬† element to your individual area
- Maintain¬† paperwork for halls (fire safety, health and safety)
- Attend to the¬† issues in residence halls
- Attend 1¬† Student Life meeting per month
- Opportunity to co-teach a freshman seminar class
This position supervises 15-20 student staff.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and / or Experience ‚ÄďBachelor’s¬† degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years¬†related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master‚Äôs Degree in Student Personnel or related¬†area and two years of post-bachelors experience in a college setting (preferred).¬†¬†¬†Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct student activities.¬†¬†¬† Individual must possess a passion for students and their development.¬†¬†¬† Demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals and groups of¬†¬†¬†varying backgrounds, interests and goals.
- Communication / Language -- Requires¬† effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal ¬†¬†¬†¬† skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,¬†operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.¬† Ability to write routine reports and¬† correspondence.¬† Ability to speak¬†effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Mathematical -- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical¬†inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and¬†trigonometry.¬† Ability to apply¬† concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Reasoning -- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.¬† Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized ¬†¬†¬†¬† situations. Individual should possess skills in critical thinking, problem solving and multi-tasking.
- Certificates, Licenses, Registrations ¬†¬†¬†¬† --¬†¬† None required
- Computer Literacy / General Office Equipment --Intermediate computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), typing, fax machine, copier
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Talk or hear
- Use¬†hands to finger, handle, or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Stand and walk
- Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
- Climb or balance
- Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
- Close vision
- Ability to adjust focus
- Moderate to loud
- Normal Work Schedule
- Some¬†evening and weekends required
- Will rotate with other area coordinators to be on-call one week each month, carrying an on-call phone in case there is a crisis on campus.