Area Coordinator Residential Life
Work type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Area Coordinator Residential Life
Division Name: Student Affairs
Department: University Housing Services
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Area Coordinator plays an intricate role in fostering the Learning Organization philosophy of University Housing Services, the Area Coordinator makes the appropriate decisions and/or recommendations to the Associate Directors regarding the management and supervision of an area of the residential campus. The Area Coordinator supervises and assists in the development of professional staff and key student leaders in a specified area of campus, chairs one University Housing Professional Staff committee, and assists in projects designed to enhance the quality of student life for on campus students. This is a position designed to progress within the field; as such, this position has a 5-year limit.
This is a live-in position and staff is provided with a furnished apartment.
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
1. Master's degree (US equivalent).
2. At least two years of full-time experience in residence halls required at time of hire.
1. Ability to provide direct supervision and leadership to full time residence hall staff members
2. Office Administrative skills; competent computer and Microsoft office skills.
3. Strong problem solving skills.
4. Ability to provide student-centered and customer service orientation.
5. Strong oral and written communication skills and active listening skills.
6. Strong critical thinking skills and experience in crisis response and management.
7. Ability to accept change with a positive attitude.
8. Flexibility and adaptability to shift from one task to another.
9. Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues and supports a diverse environment.
Monday - Friday, 8 – 4:30 p.m.; some evening and weekend required.
This incumbent must have availability for frequent work communication. Work commitments include evening/night and weekend hours. The incumbent must have flexibility related to maintenance work in personal apartment(s). The incumbent will be held financially accountable for keys.
The incumbent could be assigned to a new residential area to accommodate organizational needs which would require moving to a new apartment location. (Responsible for own moving expenses).
Travels between buildings without a car in year-round weather conditions to fulfill responsibilities.
Assists with on-call/duty coverage.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Move about various locations across campus to complete day-to-day work.
2. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
Proposed Starting Date
Required Applicant Documents
Resume / C.V.
Reference List - (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references)
Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.
Contact Information for Applicants
Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.