Area Coordinator

Buena Vista University  |  Storm Lake, IA

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Job Overview

Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Area Coordinator

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Storm Lake, IA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 16255

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

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

Position Description

Buena Vista University has an opening for the position of Area Coordinator (AC) in Office of Residence Life and Housing.  The Area Coordinator oversees multiple residence halls housing approximately 200-400 residents and reports directly to the Director of Residence Life and Housing and is responsible for the development and supervision of 10-15 Resident Assistants and 1-2 Community Coordinators.  Additional responsibilities include facilitating resident participation in the community building model, managing programing budgets for assigned residence halls, assessing programming outcomes for assigned residence halls, serving 3-5 hours each week in collateral participation and completing other office and departmental projects as assigned.

Area Coordinators participate as full-time, 12-month, live-in professional staff members. A Bachelor’s Degree is required plus a minimum of 2 years of residence life and housing experience. A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or a similar field is preferred, along with one year of experience in residence life and housing and interests in developing first-year experience communities.

Remuneration includes a furnished apartment, access to cost-free laundry facilities, all covered utilities, cable TV, wireless internet and an office separate from living quarters. Additional perks for this position include: a meal allowance (while the University is in session), salary, a competitive benefits package and pet privileges.

BVU Benefit Highlights 

Market competitive salaries
Excellent health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options
Employer contribution into retirement plan
Generous paid vacation
Undergraduate degree tuition grant and tuition exchange opportunities for employees and dependents
Master’s Degree tuition grant for employees

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