Area Coordinator
Henniker, NH
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Job Description

The Area Coordinator is a full-time professional who operates from a foundation that incorporates student development theory, institutional and organizational priorities, and a holistic sense of the needs of the residential students. The Area Coordinator has primary responsibility for supervision of residential staff, facility management, programming, conduct, and creating an overall sense of community in his/her residential areas. This is an on campus live-in position. Weekend and after hour responsibilities are required.


Essential Duties Summary
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate residential staff (Resident Advisors, Graduate Hall Directors); facilitate communication between residential staff and Director of Residential Life and Housing.
  • Facilitate the development of a student-centered community environment by mentoring students to recognize and consider the rights, property, and privileges of community living.
  • Develop and present programs and activities that are educational, social, or multicultural in nature. Responsible for tracking and managing the Resident Advisor programming budget.
  • Assist students and RA staff in the areas of advising, counseling, and leadership development.
  • Serve on the on-call duty rotation with other Student Affairs staff to provide continuous staff and student support after hours, on breaks and holidays, and on weekends.
  • Coordinate and follow-through on all records pertaining to maintenance of the residential facility including submitting maintenance request orders, assessment of group and individual student damage, weekly walk-throughs of residence halls with custodial staff.
  • Adjudicate cases of the Code of Conduct and complete all follow up documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Mediate roommate conflicts and approve and coordinate all room changes including maintaining all key and room combinations related to room changes.
  • Assist with all major departmental processes and programs including but not limited to openings, closings, staff selection, RA training, RA in-services, room selection, health and safety inspections, summer and Fall orientation, and Commencement.
  • Positively represent Residential Life and Housing on various committees; participate fully in the professional activities and/or assignments of the Division of Student Development; develop a cooperative relationship with other colleagues and campus offices.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of two years of residence hall supervisory experience or equivalent student affairs experience
  • Knowledge of current issues in higher education and counseling practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products; previous knowledge of Banner

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in related field preferred

EEO Statement

New England College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran's status or disability in regard to treatment, access to or employment in its programs and activities, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities needing accommodation should contact the ADA Compliance Officer.
New England College is committed to providing equal opportunity in all conditions of employment and creating a welcoming and supportive environment that celebrates diversity. If an imbalance is found to exist, the College will make good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote persons underrepresented in the workplace.

Job Type Full-time