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Area Coordinator for Residence Life

John Carroll University
Job Location:
Residence Life and Housing


The Area Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Residence Life. The Area Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Residence Life and shares in the responsibility for all facets of the Residence Life program. The Area Coordinator leads a residential community and has responsibility for supporting Residence Life initiatives (such as Living-Learning Communities, RA Training and Development, or Marketing).

Community Responsibilities

    • Lead and develop a residential community of approximately 550 students living in 1-2 residence halls
    • Focus on residential student engagement and relationship development
    • Supervise, develop, and evaluate 8-15 RAs, including 1-2 Senior RAs
    • Oversee the planning and implementation of all programming initiatives within the residential area
    • Hear student conduct cases and educate students within the restorative justice process
    • Collaborate with campus partners to intervene with and support students of concern and students at-risk
    • Mediate elevated conflicts among residents
    • Reestablish and advise area-wide student leadership organization grounded in new divisional goals
    • Advise redeveloped area student leadership organization
    • Serve in the on-call duty rotation and support after hours processes that ensure student safety
    • Manage budget lines for community building, programming, and staff development

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Support housing operations functions, including hall opening and closing, occupancy management, access control, follow-up on facilities and housekeeping concerns, and consistent oversight of residence hall facility needs
  • Assume responsibility for summer projects and assignments which may include summer housing and summer camps and conferences support
  • Assist with planning and executing RA recruitment, selection, and training processes
  • Assist with planning and executing office, divisional, and institutional commitments as assigned
  • Perform occasional evening and weekend responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned
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