Area Coordinator (Atlanta, GA)

Mercer University  |  Atlanta, GA

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Job Overview

Posted January 12, 2018 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Area Coordinator (Atlanta, GA)

Onsite Event Position ID: 1287
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Atlanta, GA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 25430

Benefits

Salary Range:
$30,000 - $30,000
Additional Compensation:
Meal plan and an apartment with utilities, internet, basic cable
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
RESUME COLLECTION ONLY

This employer is collecting resumes only and will NOT conduct interviews at the TPE Onsite event.
Benefits
Salary Range:
$30,000 - $30,000
Additional Compensation:
Meal plan and an apartment with utilities, internet, basic cable
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The primary function of this position is to provide leadership to on-campus University Apartments and serve primarily in the roles of supervisor, educator, counselor, and administrator.  Area Coordinators have the responsibility for developing and maintaining residential communities, which foster the growth and success of Mercer students.  The Area Coordinator reports directly to the Associate Dean of Students.  This position will work closely with the Associate Dean of Students in Atlanta and the Coordinator of Student Affairs Services and office staff as part of the central leadership team.

Duties:

  • Adheres to University and department policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Handles the day-to-day operations of the University Apartments.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates resident assistants.
  • Serves as the summer conference coordinator.
  • Oversees programming efforts within the apartments to offer students a diverse range of topics, both social and educational, at dates and times that will foster student participation and programming budget.
  • Maintains open lines of communication with Residence Life staff members.
  • Manages operational functions for residence halls such as building walkthroughs, damage assessment, room inspections, reporting and billing, maintenance requests, hall openings and closings and other administrative tasks.
  • Adjudicate disciplinary cases.
  • Assists with resident assignments, room changes, and room consolidation processes.
  • Serves as the primary person on-call for a campus of 184 residents.
  • Works closely with the Counseling and Psychological Services department, Campus Life, Mercer Police, and other campus resources.
  • Represents the Office of Housing and Residence Life on University committees as assigned and at University events.
  • Serves on departmental collaborative assignments (advising, in-services, service projects, committees, etc.).
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean, Coordinator of Student Affairs Services and Residence Life.

Job Requirements

Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration or related field required from an accredited college/university.  Previous experience in Residence Life strongly desired.  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.  A demonstrated commitment to community development within the campus environment is essential.  Position requires the professional to live-in.

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