Area Coordinator

Date: April 17, 2015

Title: Area Coordinator

Appointment: June 1, 2015

Description: The Area Coordinator is responsible for fostering, creating and maintaining a healthy environment within an 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. 

Responsibilities:
• Coordinate the administrative and management of assigned residence halls
• Oversee 350-450 students who live in the residence halls
• Supervise and develop Resident Advisor staff of 10-15 members
• Oversee all programming in assigned residence halls
• Develop community within assigned residence halls
• Support department summer operations
• 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
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:
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.

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 features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

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.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to Kimberley Lindsley, Human Resources Coordinator, at jobs@hartwick.edu. 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.