Buena Vista University has an opening for the position of Area
Coordinator in Residence Life. This position reports directly to
the Assistant Dean of Student Success and Residence Life and
responsibilities include directly overseeing 10 -15 Residence
Assistants (RA's) and multiple residence halls housing
approximately 200-400 residents. Additional responsibilities
include facilitating resident participation in the community
building model, managing programming budgets for assigned residence
halls, assessing programming outcomes for assigned residence halls,
serving weekly in collateral participation, and completing other
office and departmental projects as assigned.
Area Coordinators participate as full-time, 12-month, live-in
professional staff members. A Bachelor’s Degree is required plus a
minimum of 2 years of residence life and housing experience. A
Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or a similar
field is preferred, along with one year of experience in residence
life and housing and an interest in developing first-year
Remuneration includes a furnished apartment, access to cost-free
laundry facilities, all covered utilities, cable TV, wireless
internet, and an office separate from living quarters. Additional
perks for this position include a meal allowance (while the
University is in session), salary, a competitive benefits package,
and pet privileges.
A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.