Area Coordinator - Full Time Position

Wesleyan University

Office of Residential Life-1051

City: Middletown
State: Connecticut
Country: United States

Education Level: Bachelor
Experience Level:
Approximate Salary: $0.00
Postion Type: Full Time


Position Details:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Residential Life, the Area Coordinator is a part of a dynamic staff team responsible for meeting the needs of over 2, 900 undergraduate students.

All Wesleyan undergraduate students are required to live on campus, making residence life the focal point of campus life. Each Area Coordinator oversees the management of an assigned residential area, including the direct supervision of student staff.

The Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall supervision and management of an assigned student residential area.

Responsibilities include:

Provide supervision, support and guidance and informal counseling to the student staff and residents.

· Assist with staff recruitment and selection

· Coordinate staff training and development and evaluation

· Oversee the daily operational function of the student residences

· Help to create socially just communities where differences are celebrated

· Facilitate residential activities and programs

· Mediate conflicts between residents.

· Adjudicate conduct violations

· Implement room change requests.

· Maintain collaborative relationship with custodial and physical plant staff regarding building maintenance

· Participate in weekly central meetings and departmental decision making

· Participate in rotating on-campus duty responsibilities.

· Perform a variety of administrative functions to support the goals and objectives of the Office of Residential Life

· This is a live-in position and includes a furnished on-campus apartment.

This is a full time, 12-month position. 


Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma and at least one year of post-baccalaureate residential life/housing experience in a higher educational setting or related experience.

· Proven working knowledge of student development theory.

· Demonstrated commitment to social justice

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling or related field strongly preferred.


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For more information on this Full Time position, contact: Denise Skura

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