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
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
MINIMUM EDUCATION :
- Assist in the community development responsibilities for
several residential facilities housing between 250 to 400
- 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
- Serve as a conduct officer for first-level offenses in their
primary residence hall and second-level offenses in their assigned
- 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
- Manage the occupancy and room change process for the residence
- 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
- Other collateral assignments as assigned within the residential
life department and division of student affairs.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE :
- Master’s Degree required.
REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND/OR LICENSURE :
- Minimum of 3 months experience required.
- Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to
effectively communicate with employees, students, and faculty
- Requires the ability to use a personal computer and Web
browser, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail, and Carthage
- Requires knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of
standard office equipment such as a telephone and computer
- 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
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