Area Coordinator, Housing & Residence Life

Position ID: 43766
Albany State University
Housing & Residence Life
Position Description
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Area Coordinator
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Posting Details
Posting Number: 0601037  
Position Category: Student Services Paraprofessional/Professional  
Job Title: Area Coordinator  
Position Code: 00657X  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Housing & Residence Life  
Nature of Work: The Area Coordinator is a live-in position that is responsible for the oversight and day to day management of a student housing residential area with approximately 400 students. The Area Coordinator is responsible for fostering a strong residential community. The position requires frequent after hours and weekend availability.  

Bachelors degree required. Master's degree in higher education, college student development, counseling, or related field with at least (2) years of work experience is preferred. High ethical and professional standards. Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a high paced environment with competing demands for time.  

Illustrative Examples of Work: -Recruit, select, supervise and evaluate approximately 12 resident assistants and 1-2 graduate hall directors. 
-Oversee all check-in, check-out, and building closing procedures. 
-Monitor and verify occupancy records and ensure compliance with room change procedures. 
-Promote student success and development by providing para-professional counseling, mediation, and active referrals to student support services. 
-Enforce housing and student conduct policies. 
-Provide regular educational and social opportunities for students that are designed to foster academic and personal development. 
-Respond to and resolve after hours emergencies. 
-Act as a liaison with campus partners and stakeholders including University Police, Counseling and Disability Services, and Facilities Management. 
-Actively support departmental wide programming and operational activities. 
-Perform other job-related duties as assigned.  
Posting Date: 07-15-2019  
Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
FTE: 1.0  
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position requires a background check.  
Funding Source: Other  
Number of Openings: 1  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Housing Auxiliary  
Fringe Benefits: Yes  
Salary: Up to $28,050 annually  
Physical Demands Able to climb up to 4 flights of stairs and lift up to 25 pounds. Frequent evening and weekend response is required.  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, K Building, Suite 111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442.  
Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  
Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
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Phone: (706) 542-7817
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Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator