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Area Coordinator

Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Iowa, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 9, 2024

Job Details

Buena Vista University has an opening for the position of Area Coordinator in Residence Life. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Student Success & 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 experience communities.

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.

Buena Vista University is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer and especially welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to any aspect of the university’s diversity. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.


Buena Vista University

BVU, a private university, is a community of doers, cultivators, and creators who believe in transformative higher education. At BVU, we possess an innate instinct to build. It’s rooted in our identity as Beavers and in our belief that we can and should better the world around us. We are an institution forging new ways of learning and serving. We are committed to empowering our students and know that their work does not just stay in Storm Lake, Iowa. Beavers carry it with them as they build throughout the region and across the globe.  

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