Area Coordinator

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Category:: Administrative/Staff
Department:: Residence Life
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: May 10, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 3246
Position ID:: 147400

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of up to 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Manages the overall operation for upperclass and graduate communities. Works closely with the Associate Director of Student Life for Residence Education and Student Conduct to implement the overall philosophy, programming model, vision and strategic plan for AIC's residence life program.

  • Shares responsibility for adjudicating student conduct meetings for alleged policy violations.

  • Serves in a duty rotation and is expected to respond on a 24 hour basis to any emergency or incident in the campus community. Nightly rounds are also a requirement of the duty rotation.

  • Supervises and evaluates a staff of 8 Resident Advisors and one graduate assistant.

  • Coordinates building opening and closing procedures, as well as manages building rosters. Oversees room changes in coordination with other Residence Life professionals and manages the collection of Room Condition Reports and other appropriate building paperwork.

  • Supervises the Residence Hall Council for their perspective Residence Hall and personally plans at least two building programs per semester. Works with their RA staff to plan and execute one All Campus Program per year under the direction of the Residence Life leadership team.

  • Devotes significant time to enhancing student development through intentional interactions, working with students to develop leadership skills, personal responsibility, and community development.

  • Serves as a member of assigned departmental projects, groups, or committees such as the residential first year experience, 413 Conference, living/learning community task force, Senior Week, etc.

  • Assists in the Resident Advisor recruitment, selection, and training process.

  • Coordinates maintenance requests as well as fire safety compliance/inspection/evacuation for assigned building(s) and develops working relationships with Maintenance, Buildings & Grounds, Housekeeping, Campus Police and Dining Services.

  • Assist in planning, implementation, and supervision of Senior Week or Orientation Programming with colleagues in Student Life

  • Other duties as assigned.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Bachelor's degree

  • Preferred Degree(s): Master's degree

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel Administration, Student Affairs Administration


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Ability to maintain an effective, cooperative working relationship with supervisors and co-workers.

  • Knowledge of all emergency procedures (fires, accidents, illnesses, etc.) and preparedness to handle them.

  • Understanding of student development/mentorship/coaching models to support, encourage, and follow-up with students in making better decisions.

  • Demonstrated experience with student and community development, supervision, and crisis management.

  • Applicants should possess a commitment and ability to create communities that are inclusive of diverse populations.



Additional Information:


Work Schedule


The Area Coordinator position is a full time, twelve month, exempt level position not limited to 35 hours per week. Normal office hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm, flexible to the needs of the department, and include evening and weekend work. This is a live-on, benefit eligible position.


AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


With limited exceptions, all AIC employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. See the complete policy by clicking here.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Organization

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

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