Area Coordinator

Area CoordinatorResidential Life, University Housing, University of Illinois

Applications are now being accepted for the Area Coordinator position within University Housing at the University of Illinois.

We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds who can help create and foster communities that strive toward our vision. This includes supporting the academic mission of the university by developing environments conducive to student learning and academic success, respecting, appreciating, and advocating for the diversity of our student population, and encouraging engaged citizenship in the residence halls and beyond the campus boundaries, and the holistic development of all of our students. The diversity of our campus student population currently includes 44,880 total students: 33,467 undergraduate and 11,413 graduate and professional students, 54percent men, 46percent women, 5percent African-American, 9percent Latinx, 15percent Asian, .08percent Native American, 3percent Multiracial and 24percent International.

Summary of the Position
Directly supervise staff and day to day programs and operations in a residential area (areas range in size from 1,700 to 2,800 students in a total resident population of approximately 8,500) while assisting with the overall management and leadership of Residential Life including development of policies and procedures for the area and unit. Area Coordinators further the values of the unit as outlined in the vision, Residential Curriculum educational plan and the priorities in Housing's Strategic Plan.For additional details and full consideration create your candidate profile at and upload pdf versions of a cover letter of application, a resume, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references by October 11, 2017. Screening interviews may begin before that date, but all applications received by that date will receive full consideration.

The search number is A1700562

We encourage all applicants to learn more about the Department, Housing, the University of Illinois and the Urbana-Champaign community by visiting our candidate website:

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit