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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
MINIMUM EDUCATION :
- 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
- Serve as a conduct officer for first-level offenses in their
primary residence hall and second-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 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.
- Other duties 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 relevant 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
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of
reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation,
so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a
four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran
tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and
intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin,
midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the
opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful
campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home
to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time
students. Our rich academic experience equips students with
foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be
lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
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.