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Job ID: 192373

Area Coordinator, Residential Life
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2022
Title Area Coordinator, Residential Life
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Res Life Admin
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Residential Life

Position Summary
Residential Life is inviting applications for an Area Coordinator (AC) for Governors Complex. In this unique live-off position, you will find a collaborative, team environment that offers professional development and leadership experience. The Governors Complex is comprised of a set of four residence halls housing approximately 800 first-year students. Through the supervision of three Graduate Assistants (Assistant Hall Directors) and 24-30 Paraprofessional Staff Members, the AC fosters a clean, safe, positive, and inclusive community environment that encourages students to develop their full potential.

Your duties include:
Provide direct supervision of 3 Graduate Assistants (Assistant Hall Directors), 24-30 Paraprofessional staff members, and an Office Manager.
Manage the daily administrative operation of a suite-style residence hall of approximately 800 students.
Provide leadership for the development and implementation of area educational plans, paying special attention to the population of primarily first-year students.
Meet with students in violation of Campus Living and university rules, adjudicate cases, and assign sanctions to students.
Participate in the rotating "on-duty" system with other senior staff, providing guidance using the departmental protocol in response to emergencies on evenings and weekends, and during periods when the university is closed.

This position includes educational, supervisory, and administrative functions that promote student engagement, academic success, personal development, and a strong sense of community through the implementation of the residential curriculum. Campus Living supports the University at Buffalo’s mission by providing inclusive residential communities, meaningful growth, and learning, every day for everyone.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workforce. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment, and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big, and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications
Excellent administrative, as well as written and oral communication skills are required
Bachelor’s degree with one year of full-time experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may qualify.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Development, Counseling, Education, or related field
One to three years of full-time experience in residence hall or university administration.

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