Interim Area Coordinator
Interim Area Coordinator
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.
Susquehanna University is nearly 95% residential and boasts a varied housing stock ranging from traditional residence halls to suites. Area Coordinators work with a residential geographic area with the primarily responsibility for furthering the mission of the Division and Department of Residence Life through the supervision of student staff members, implementation of the conduct processes for their residential population, and engaging residents in a community standards program that supports mitigating community challenges. Through active and engaging skill-based programs, Area Coordinators will create a climate that supports student success, personal development, and high levels of resident engagement.
The position reports to the Associate Director of Residence Life. This position is an interim position through the end of May 2021. This is a live-in position with on-campus housing accommodations and a meal plan during the spring semester.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite of programs and the ability to use web-based housing and conduct software, i.e. Colleague, Informer, Maxient, The Housing Director; skilled in student conduct and mediation with an interest in restorative justice processes; strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated leadership, supervisory and conduct skills. A demonstrated understanding of programming and experience-based training. Strong organizational skills; ability to build a strong team of undergraduate staff living in multiple facilities. The ability to read a room, understand nuances and discern appropriate approaches with diverse groups; skills in effective communication and efficient use of communication styles; demonstrated commitment to increasing racial and ethnic diversity through programs and services and a holistic understanding of student growth and identity development.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of residence life and/or conduct coordination experience required. Master’s degree in student affairs, education, or similar field and one year of residence life and/or conduct coordination experience preferred.
Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move easily about the campus and respond to crisis. Position requires the ability to speak to a wide range of audiences and individuals and to hear and process instruction. Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach. Position requires the ability to climb stairs, drive a variety of vehicles, and walk for extended periods of time on occasion.
Position requires occasional stooping, crouching and bending and the ability to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Working conditions are predominantly indoors with occasional work tasks outdoors.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
References from varied facets of college/university community to reflect communication skills and rapport with other colleagues, faculty and students.
Benefits Eligible: No
Number of Months: Other
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Posting Date: 01/11/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date: 01/18/2021
Posting Number: AH00705
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2178