Area Coordinators are full-time professional staff members of the Department of Residential Living responsible for providing overall management and leadership in residential areas housing 700-1500 residents each. Principal responsibilities include staff supervision and development, residential education, community development, crisis management, administration and building management, student discipline, hall council advising, summer operations, and other departmental/university-wide responsibilities. Due to Area Coordinators being the primary professional staff members available in the residence halls for student contact, a desire to spend evening and weekend time with students is required. An Associate Director for Residence Life supervises Area Coordinators.
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Education, Human Services, Higher Education in Student Affairs or related field.
Outstanding organizational, planning, communication, training, and interpersonal skills.
Experience in working with students in a residential environment.
Experience in staff supervision and team building.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Search Chair, Brian Boyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.