Area Coordinator, Resident Education & Development, Student Affairs

University of Cincinnati
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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview

Resident Education and Development is searching for multiple Area Coordinators. The live-on Area Coordinator assists with the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of full-time master's level staff members and paraprofessional staff. Other duties include community development, student development, housing assignments, staff development, student conduct, crisis intervention, programming, hall government advisement, and summer programs. Responsible for the management, administration, services, and activities in a residential neighborhood. This is a required live on-campus position that includes the expectation of eating in our Dining Centers to promote community development for our staff and students.

Essential Functions
  • Responsible for the administrative duties of assigned residential areas. Oversee office operations, neighborhood programming budget, completes necessary paperwork, and work with the University Services Associates, Facilities & Maintenance staff, Housekeeping staff, Housing and Food Services, and University of Cincinnati Police Department to ensure safety and security within the designated area.
  • Work to ensure that all residents feel included and welcome by executing the residential curriculum for assigned neighborhood. Assist in the implementation of community, academic, and personal programs in collaboration with other Resident Education and Development staff and/or university departments. Facilitate an awareness and sensitivity in celebration of cultural diversity.
  • Ensure that students and staff with whom they interact are aware of departmental and university policies within all residential communities.
  • Serve on departmental committees.
  • Provide guidance and support to the advisors of hall government. Monitor and approve financial transactions to ensure funds are used properly.
  • Serve as the neighborhood’s primary conduct officer, adjudicating cases and working in conjunction with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. May assign relevant cases to other departmental staff, where they see fit.
  • Serve in campus-wide on-call duty rotation, providing crisis intervention as situations arise. Utilize on-campus resources to make appropriate referrals to students who need and/or require assistance.
  • Establish regular office hours within residential neighborhood. Maintain a high level of contact with residents and staff by walking the area on a regular basis. Actively participate in the Resident Education and Development strategic planning process, as a member of the RED Management Team.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) years of experience in College Student Affairs, Higher Ed Administration or related area.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Required to live on-campus.
Additional Qualifications Considered

Master’s degree and two (2) years of post-Master’s residence life or equivalent functional area experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • Compensation and Benefits

    UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

    • Competitive salary range of $38,487.90 - $48,424 dependent on the candidate's experience.
    • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
    • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
    • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
    • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
    • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
    • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

    For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

    REQ: 94240

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