Area Coordinator

Carthage College
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time


The Area Coordinator is expected to work closely with other College personnel to address the social, developmental, and academic needs of our students. The Area Coordinator is also expected to play a major role in the operation of the institution by assisting the Assistant Director and Director of Residential Life in various housing administration and operation tasks, as well as participate in several collateral projects within the Division of Students Affairs.

The Area Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining a robust and thriving community within their designated residence halls, with assistance from a bachelor’s level Hall Director. The Area Coordinator is responsible for building a community with our students, and encourage students to combine their co-curricular experiences with their liberal arts curriculum to enhance their educational and developmental goals.

  • Assist in the community development responsibilities for several residential facilities housing between 250 to 400 students.
  • Supervise a bachelor’s level Hall Director within their assigned community area.
  • Hire, train, and supervise a staff of up to eight Resident Assistants and one Senior Resident Assistant.
  • Participate in on-call response and crisis management across campus.
  • Serve as a conduct officer for first-level offenses in their primary residence hall and second-level offenses in their assigned residential area.
  • Work with students, individually and in groups, to resolve concerns related to student success and retention.
  • Complete administrative processes that include: damage billing, opening and closing the Residence Hall, Room Condition Report audits, etc.
  • Manage the occupancy and room change process for the residence hall.
  • Oversee a residence hall programming budget.
  • Serve on one committee for the Office of Residential Life (​ e. student staff training and development or student staff selection).
  • Other collateral assignments as assigned within the residential life department and division of student affairs.
  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of 3 months experience required.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employees, students, and faculty members.
  • Requires the ability to use a personal computer and Web browser, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail, and Carthage portal.
  • Requires knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of standard office equipment such as a telephone and computer keyboard.
  • Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations (such as addition/subtraction) to maintain a budget.
  • Requires the ability to travel occasionally to conduct College business.

About Carthage

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the thriving Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum with stunning lake views, is home to 2,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Founded in 1847, Carthage is consistently named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report. All Carthage employees play a vital part in the success of our students, as we work together to create an environment where all can achieve their true potential. Grow with Carthage.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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