Area Coordinator

Winston Salem State University  |  Winston-Salem, NC

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Area Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 1804
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 24290
Application Deadline: 08/31/2018

Benefits

Salary Range:
$40,375 - $47,500
Additional Compensation:
 The Area Coordinator is a live-on position  The Area Coordinator receives departmental support for professional involvement and travel  The Area Coordinator position if a full-time administrative EHRA Position.  State of North Carolina benefits apply. For more information visit the Human Resources website: https://www.wssu.edu/administration/human-resources/benefits/default.aspx  The Area Coordinator position has a maximum term of 5 years, but may be extended based on performance
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Salary Range:
$40,375 - $47,500
Additional Compensation:
 The Area Coordinator is a live-on position  The Area Coordinator receives departmental support for professional involvement and travel  The Area Coordinator position if a full-time administrative EHRA Position.  State of North Carolina benefits apply. For more information visit the Human Resources website: https://www.wssu.edu/administration/human-resources/benefits/default.aspx  The Area Coordinator position has a maximum term of 5 years, but may be extended based on performance
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

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

Position Description

The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time, master’s level professional staff member within the Department of Housing and Residence Life.  The AC assists in the development and administration of a residential program that houses approximately 2,412 students.  Compensation includes a competitive salary and state benefits package, as well as a furnished on-campus apartment, and access to professional development opportunities. The AC is primarily responsible for fostering student development and leadership in their assigned area. The AC reports to the assigned Assistant Director and may represent the Department on various committees and task forces. The AC is expected to maintain a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Job Requirements

  1. Facility Management:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of a residential community consisting of approximately 650-750 students
  • Develop a safe, secure, comfortable environment conducive to academic excellence and student development and personal growth
  • Conduct frequent building walkthroughs and make recommendations on facility issues
  • Coordinate occupancy management, room change, roommate conflict, and roommate agreement reports as necessary
  • Maintain open communication with hall support staff (Housekeeping, Facilities, etc.)
  • Assist in emergency situations as needed
  • Directly supervise, train, and evaluate 1-2 Graduate Hall Directors, 2-3 Head Resident Advisors, 16-22 Resident Advisors, and Desk Attendants
  • Coordinate weekly staff meetings and bi weekly 1:1 meetings with staff members
  • Provide formal and informal feedback pertaining to performance
  • Provide RA staff and student leaders with professional development opportunities
  • Advise staff on follow ups that occur with resident concerns and community incidents
  • Monitor and maintain in hall duty schedule
  • Assist with the selection of Graduate Hall Directors and all student staff member


2.  Community Development:

  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of Departmental programming model for area of responsibility
  • Assist student staff with catering to the specific needs of their communities
  • Develop academic and holistic programs that foster a positive community focused on personal understanding of self and appreciation for others
  • Provide guidance in the development of programming and bulletin boards that have a positive impact within the community
  • Assess and evaluate programmatic outcomes
  • Attend building and area wide programs
  • Maintain a high level of visibility amongst staff and residents by developing and maintaining office hours that meet the needs of student and administrative needs
  • Utilize developmental and coaching techniques to solicit, organize, and advise hall council.
  • Develop positive social traditions for students living in assigned area
  • Provide educational programming and initiatives for students pertaining to the policies, procedures, and individual responsibilities of living in a community
  • Develop weekend programmatic initiatives that align with the University’s strategic plan and departmental goals

3.  Student Conduct & Accountability:

  • Provide referrals for students and staff to appropriate offices and campus departments
  • Respond to emergency situations in accordance with University policies and protocols
  • Clearly communicate and enforce departmental and university policies to staff and students
  • Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavioral issues and concerns
  • Review all incident and police reports and keep an open line of communication pertaining to incidents in your area with your assigned direct supervisor
  • Adjudicate student conduct cases, track sanction completion, and refer cases to the Director of Student Conduct as needed
  • Coordinate and consult with supervisor regarding high level conduct cases or ongoing situations of concern
  • Provide programs and other proactive educational interventions to minimize behavioral issues
  • Conduct judicial conferences in accordance with university policy and procedures.

4.  Administrative

  • Distribute information to students in a timely manner
  • Conduct monthly Health & Safety inspections
  • Develop and maintain reports and records as requested and required
  • Assist with efforts to examine and assure student safety and security including fire safety, emergency response, and health and safety inspections
  • Conduct assessments in accordance with -I and university standards.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities as required
  • Chair departmental committee(s)
  • Attend all department and divisional meetings
  • Maintain a minimum of 20 office hours per week
  • Oversee and mange building and area budgets

5. Crisis Management:

  • Provide leadership during crises in the residence hall and in the greater campus community
  • Participate in a rotating weekly on-call system providing emergency assistance to staff and residents
  • Utilize institutional and departmental resources regarding crisis and emergencies
  • Assist campus partners such as University Police, Fire Department, Wellness Center, etc. in situations of emergency
  • Provide consistent follow up to students and staff that are involved in crisis situations.
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