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Area Coordinator - Marian University's Ancilla College

Marian University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN
Position Title:

Area Coordinator - Marian University's Ancilla College

Job Description:

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University’s Ancilla College campus seeks qualified applicants for the position of the Area Coordinator. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Area Coordinator will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan Mission & Identity through their responsibility for the overall administration of one or more residence halls and supervision of the Resident Assistants working in those residence halls. Area Coordinators are also responsible for shaping the environment and experiences by providing services and programs aligned with the institution’s strategic goals for a vibrant, dynamic on-campus living experience. Thus, Area Coordinators specifically help create and support activities that are designed to enhance the retention and success of students. Area Coordinators are Part Time, live-in, 12-month employees who are provided a meal plan, parking, access to fitness center and partially furnished apartment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Provide leadership of hall community development through programmatic means and one-on-one contact within the context of the residential community development plan to provide a welcoming and engaging experience.
  • Perform all administrative duties required to fulfill the Area Coordinator responsibilities and other special projects and activities, including hall openings and closings, the management of the building key systems, the processing of room changes, etc.
  • Collaborate closely with the Center for Academic Success and Engagement, Counseling Center, Campus Security and Support, Dining Services, Student Activities and Orientation, the Exchange, Athletics, Student Health Center and Campus Ministry to connect residents to on-campus resources and provide residents with support.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence in race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ability, ideology, religion, national origin, and other areas of diversity.
  • Understand and assist with compliance of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Respond and assist in crisis and emergency situations, and complete appropriate follow up.
  • Participate in an on-call duty rotation for all campus housing units.
  • Interpret and implement Marian University and Office of Residential and Commuter Life objectives, policies, rules, and procedures for student staff and residents.
  • Participate in departmental and divisional professional development activities.
  • Initiate, plan, supervise, and evaluate programming activities consistent with the goals and objectives of the Office of Residential and Commuter Life.
  • Integrate knowledge about students and their development into daily interactions and activities.
  • Serve as a role model for all staff and residents in personal and professional practices.
  • Fulfill other general duties assigned by the Office of Residential and Commuter Life, Division of Student Success and Engagement, and/or Marian University.

  • Partially furnished room or apartment on campus -12 months
  • Access to Fitness Center
  • Professional Development funding available
  • Campus meal plan
  • Cable/Internet provided
  • Free Parking Pass

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience with residence life, counseling, or related field is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, exhibited good-decision making skills, demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities are required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

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