Job Description: Graceland University’s Lamoni campus is seeking an Area Coordinator, an essential team member in the Division of Student Life. The Lamoni campus is home to a community rich in cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity. Located in a beautiful and peaceful rural setting in “the middle of everywhere,” the average student’s hometown distance is over 400 miles away.
The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time, live-in, professional staff member responsible for the daily operations of two residence facilities, averaging 300 residents in each hall. The AC directly supervises eight House Presidents, an undergraduate Assistant Hall Director, and serves as a conduct educator for student behavior.
The Area Coordinator is first and foremost a residential mentor, responsible for creating and sustaining a community of learners who are challenged to grow in all aspects of their Graceland Experience. The AC is charged with cultivating an environment which promotes engagement, learning, respect for diversity, and student retention. Secondly, the AC will play an integral role in developing and implementing our residential curriculum. Lastly, on-call responsibilities are shared for 650-800 residents.
Area Coordinators must reside in an on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. A meal plan is also provided to allow the AC to be visible in their community, eat meals in dining services locations, attend meetings and events regularly, and be able to respond to emergencies within the residential community. This is a 10-month position beginning July 1. Area Coordinators are provided 12-month housing if returning the following year.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, human services or related field preferred. Residence hall and supervisory experience preferred.
Graceland is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Graceland welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. We’re looking for candidates who share our commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference using the web form below or email to email@example.com.