Area Coordinator

Date: March 14, 2014

Title: Area Coordinator 

Anticipated start- June 2, 2014

Description: The Area Coordinator is responsible for fostering, creating and maintaining a healthy environment within his/her assigned area that fulfills the educational, social and safety needs of the students who reside there. This is a full-time, 12-month, live-in position that includes the offer of a fringe benefits package, furnished apartment, meal plan, and cell phone allowance.


  • Coordinate the administrative and management of assigned residence halls
  • Supervision and development of Resident Advisor staff of 11-14 members
  • Oversee all programming assigned residence halls
  • 350-450 students
  • Development of community within assigned residence halls
  • Summer Operations support
  • Serve as a Student Conduct officer 
  • Assist with department/divisional/College wide programs and projects
  • Promote, recruit and advise Hall Councils for assigned areas
  • Serve on 24/7 rotating on-call staff 
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications: A Master's degree in student personnel or related field from an accredited college or university with at least three (3) years' experience in residential life and housing in higher education. Must have computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, ability to work independently, and have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

Hartwick College is an independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,500 full-time undergraduates. Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College embraces its Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum and aspires to build upon its experience to become "the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information of three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to Kimberley Lindsley, Human Resources Coordinator, at Applications may also be mailed to The Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P.O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329.

Hartwick College is committed to provide a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.