Residential Area Coordinator

Brown University  |  Providence, RI

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Job Overview

Posted 4 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residential Area Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 2851
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Providence, RI
Positions Available: 5
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 35827

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Meal Plan (when classes are in session) Parking
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Meal Plan (when classes are in session) Parking
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

As an educator and active contributor within the division of Campus Life, the Area Coordinator works closely with colleagues in Residential Life and other offices to deliver an intentional co-curricular living-learning environment in the undergraduate residences that is aligned with Brown’s Liberal Learning Goals for its Open Curriculum and autonomous, self-directed, and critically-conscious students. The Area Coordinator will accomplish these outcomes by contributing to a dynamic and engaged professional and student staff team whose practice is innovative, centers social justice, and partners actively with students and colleagues. Area Coordinators achieve these goals through fostering the growth and development of their residents, responding to community concerns, addressing policy violations, supervising paraprofessional student staff, and supporting administrative and operational functions for the Office of Residential Life. Area Coordinators will also conduct hearings in the non-academic student conduct process and participate in the University's after-hours on call system and to respond to student emergencies. Reporting to a Director in Residential Life, the Area Coordinator will supervise a student staff team and work collaboratively with a team of professional colleagues to serve a region for ~⅓ of the residential campus. Night and weekend work is required. This is a 12-month, live-in position (one-bedroom apartment provided), with a meal plan while classes are in session.


Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in higher education/student affairs administration including administrative experience in residential, educational or similar organizations required inclusive of a minimum of one year of experience supervising paraprofessional staff and implementing programs (preferably in a university setting) required.
  • Experience developing programs and initiatives that are responsive to the needs of a diverse student population including students from historically underrepresented groups.
  • Experience with residential programs, student programming, and work in a higher education setting is strongly preferred.  

Job Competencies

  • Working knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning and development; understanding of the cultural, social and educational needs of students in residential communities.
  • Demonstrated success working in a diverse environment with a critical understanding of social justice issues. Demonstrated experience developing systems and structures that center justice and equity.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively and efficiently solve problems, using sound judgment, assuming ownership of a problem, and resolving challenges in a collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
  • Agility and familiarity with latest software, database systems, computer literacy.
  • Strong commitment to supporting the University's goal of cultivating a diverse and inclusive community.

Background Check
All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

COVID Vaccination Requirement
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site

Additional Information
In addition to expressing interest via the TPE job board, candidates must also submit an application to the Brown HR portal, Jobs@Brown  The requisition number is REQ175639. Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

Application Information

Additional Information In addition to expressing interest via the TPE job board, candidates must also submit an application to the Brown HR portal, Jobs@Brown The requisition number is REQ175639. Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

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