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Area Coordinator

Company:
Georgetown College
Job Location:
Georgetown, Kentucky
Category:
Student Affairs and Services

Established in 1829, Georgetown College is a distinguished private college in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky. Georgetown College is primarily a residential campus, offering undergraduate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions, as well as a single graduate program: Master of Arts in Education.

Area Coordinators oversee the daily operations of their assigned residence halls and facilitate student growth and development through the creation of an educational, enjoyable, challenging, supportive, and relevant living environment.

EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE

  • Adhere to all College Policies and Procedures
  • Be an active, positive, and engaged member of the Student Life staff; including partnering with and supporting other Student Life staff and offices in their goals as well as the wider mission of the College
  • Act as a role model to others within and outside of the College
  • Perform duties as workload necessitates
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude
  • Dress in a business casual manner during regular office hours
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor about Department issues
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Consistently report to work on time prepared to perform duties of position as directed by supervisor
  • Meet Department productivity standards

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervision
    • Reside in and oversee a first–year student residence hall and other campus residence halls as assigned
    • Lead a team of RAs & RDs and provide them with the authority, responsibility, and accountability to successfully meet their job expectations and contribute to student success at Georgetown College
    • Attend to the issues in residence halls including: monitoring, correcting, and reporting housekeeping and maintenance issues to support halls that are safe, sanitary, and in good working order
    • Hold weekly/bi-weekly supervisory meetings with RAs/RDs
    • Facilitate staff meetings as necessary, generally about 1/week (RD meeting, RA Pod meeting, building staff meeting)
    • Assist with RA / RD staff selections through the Center for Calling and Career hiring process
    • Program Facilitation
    • Plan, support, supervise, and implement programming in the residence halls both directly and through the RAs/RDs and in partnership with other Student Life and campus partners
    • Plan and implement RA/RD training with the other Residence Life staff
    • On-Call Rotation
    • Participate in an on-call rotation serving as the primary responder at least 1 week/month
    • Monitor and walk through the buildings as a part of on-call rounds
    • Remain within a 15-minute radius of campus at all times when on-call
    • Carry a duty cell phone while on-call
    • Serve as first contact after hours for emergency, urgent, and crisis situations that may arise within the residence halls
    • Meetings
    • Attend weekly meetings with the Director of Residence Life
    • Attend Student Life meetings
    • Serve on other institutional and divisional committees as requested
    • Hold weekly meetings with RAs and RDs
    • Administrative
    • Maintain paperwork for halls including room inventory sheets, fire safety forms, health and safety forms, staff evaluations and other relevant paperwork and documentation
    • Assist with creation of billing and damage reports for the Business Office
    • Opening and closing of halls each semester, including fall move-in/Orientation, and after graduation hall shut down
    • Coordinate various administrative and programming tasks as assigned
    • Other Duties
    • Assist with Student Conduct process
    • Other areas of responsibility may be added depending on candidate interests, qualifications, and department need

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no professional supervisory responsibilities.

  • Education and / or Experience –Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master’s Degree in Student Personnel or related area and two years of 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

Interested applicants may apply by following the link to upload a cover letter and resume. Review of applicants will begin immediately and resumes will be accepted until the job is closed.

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