Position Summary: SUNY Geneseo is one of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education 2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. SUNY Geneseo in partnership with our residents, promotes an inclusive living and learning environment that encourages well being and engagement for all students who live on campus.
Residence Life administers selected co-curricular educational and assessment initiatives within the residential experience. Opportunities for student engagement and learning within the department include the living-learning communities and residential college houses, as well as student leadership and applied learning opportunities. Our trained Residence Life team members pursue ways to collaborate with Geneseo faculty and staff to support our residents as they pursue their individual educational and personal goals. By providing challenges to better themselves, demonstrating an ethic of individual care, and building a strong, vibrant campus community, we hope to make a long-lasting positive impact on the lives of our students.
The Department of Residence Life Educational Priority is the development of socially responsible citizens who build positive relationships as engaged learners.
Area Coordinators (AC) are live-on professional staff members with administrative responsibility for two to three residence halls. This responsibility includes informal counseling and co-curricular education of residential students, supervision of a staff of resident assistants, and oversight of facilities needs. Successful applicants will have academic interests and experiences that include residential education, leadership development, a commitment to diversity, civic and social engagement, and an understanding of the needs of students transitioning to college, especially first-year and transfer students. We value colleagues who will be educators outside the classroom, who demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a commitment to academic excellence. By working collaboratively with colleagues both within and beyond residence life departments, ACs help residents foster leadership skills, develop critical reasoning skills, and practice ethical decision-making. This position requires flexibility of work hours, including some evening and weekend work. As live-on professionals, ACs are considered essential College personnel, and must have skills in crisis management. Each AC participates in a night and weekend duty schedule, requiring periodic overnight monitoring of a duty phone, the ability to respond to emergency situations, and other related residential duties.
This is a pool posting. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please read Special Instructions to Applicant for details.
Required Qualifications Bachelors degree. Qualified applicants will have strong written and oral communication skills. Qualified applicants will display the ability to foster diverse and inclusive relationships as well as a high degree of cultural sensitivity.
Preferred Qualifications Masters degree. Preference will go to candidates with professional or paraprofessional experience in residence life or commensurate experience in student affairs.
About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and administration. We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all positions and ensure that all other personnel actions are conducted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.Applicants, students, employees, and other members of the College community (including vendors, visitors, and guests) are protected from illegal forms of harassment or retaliation based upon a protected characteristic.To request accommodation or assistance for job related duties or the employment application process, please contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at (585)245-5020 or email email@example.com. Find out more about our Community Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion!
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