The Area Coordinator independently interprets and applies student development theory to support retention and engagement efforts of Residence and Commuter Life. The Area Coordinator works under supervision of the Assistant Director of Residence and Commuter Life and with general accountability to the Assistant Dean and Director of Residence and Commuter Life. Through an efficient, student-focused approach to managing concerns, situations, and processes that support interpersonal development of resident and commuter students, the Area Coordinator is the front-line of Residence and Commuter Life within the residential and commuter living-learning environments. Additionally, the Area Coordinator collaborates with the Housing Coordinator to apply housing and operations philosophy to processes and administrative aspects of undergraduate housing. The Area Coordinator manages all day-to-day aspects of the residential and commuter areas, including, but not limited to, conflict management, conduct, programming, facilities management, housekeeping, and supervision of the Campus Life Staff. The Area Coordinator is a member of the live-in staff, serves on the on-call team, and partners closely with the Student Affairs suite.
This is a full-time, 12-month position residing in campus housing.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/2207/area-coordinator-for-apartment-style-housing/job and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.
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