Area Coordinator

Skidmore College  |  Saratoga Springs, NY

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Job Overview

Posted August 02, 2017 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Area Coordinator

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 13170

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

The Office of Residential Life at Skidmore College is seeking one live-in, twelve-month Area Coordinator. This position reflects Skidmore College's commitment to excellence and community.  Skidmore College offers a competitive salary (includes room), excellent benefits package, and a furnished two bedroom, on-campus apartment, that includes a washer and dryer unit. Master's required.

Create and maintain a healthy community; maintain visibility in the residence halls with daily student contact; facilitate educational programming in the hall; meet with students to address personal, social and academic concerns; refers students to appropriate offices on campus (i.e. Counseling Center, Health Services, Campus Safety) when indicated; communicate with parents as appropriate. Adjudicate student conduct cases.  Supervise the Resident Assistants (RA); provide training, support, and evaluate student staff. Manage the residence halls including, responsibility for safety, building maintenance, room changes, room/hall inventories, damage assessments, openings and closings throughout the academic year; facilitate educational, social, health and safety programs in the hall. Maintain close working relationships with the Office of Residential Life and other offices and programs on campus; assist with Residential Life Staff Training, In-Service Training Programs, and new student orientation. Rotate week "on-call" campus duty (Monday through Sunday) with other Student Affairs professionals. Be available to all students during emergencies.

Master's required. Experience in Student Affairs with strong ties to residential life and student development.  Excellent administrative, leadership, supervisory, and communication skills.  Ability to work well with students, staff, and faculty of diverse interests and backgrounds.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58279

Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

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