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Area Coordinator

Company:
John Carroll University
Job Location:
University Heights, Ohio
Category:
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 directly to the Senior Director of Residence Life and shares in the responsibility for all facets of the Residence Life program.

We seek a student development practitioner who:
  • Cares deeply about forming strong relationships and engaging in meaningful experiences with students
  • Embraces our Catholic and Jesuit identities and will live the mission of our University
  • Is open to new and challenging experiences directed towards professional growth
  • Is committed to creating and contributing to an inclusive campus community
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead and develop a residential community of 400-550 students living in multiple residence halls which may include living-learning communities
  • Supervise, develop, and evaluate 8-15 Resident Assistants (RAs), including Senior RAs
  • Conduct bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with individual RAs and facilitate weekly staff meetings
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of all programming and community development initiatives within the residential area
  • Advise and guide RAs on appropriate student and floor interventions
  • Hear student conduct cases and administer educational sanctions
  • Collaborate with campus partners to intervene with and support students of concern and students at-risk
  • Mediate elevated conflicts that occur between roommates and among residents
  • Collaborate with Resident Ministers to support student needs
  • Serve on the on-call duty rotation and support after hours processes that ensure student safety
  • Manage budget lines for community building, programming, and staff development
  • Supports housing operations functions, including opening and closing of residence halls, access control, and follow-up on facilities and housekeeping concerns
  • Contribute significantly to RA recruitment, selection, and training processes
  • Contribute significantly to office, divisional, and institutional commitments as assigned
  • Perform occasional evening and weekend responsibilities
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education or related field
  • Prior experience in Student Affairs and Residence Life at the graduate or professional level
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of student development, student leadership and community development theories
  • Interest in understanding and supporting John Carroll’s mission to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong oral and written communication and critical thinking skills
  • Previous experience working with living-learning communities
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