Area Coordinator

Graceland University’s Lamoni campus is seeking a Men’s 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 home town distance is over 400 miles away.

The Area Coordinator is a full-time, live-in, professional staff member responsible for the daily operations of an average of a 300 bed residence halls, satellite housing, or on-campus apartments. The AC directly supervises an average of eight House Presidents, a student Assistant to the Hall Director and front desk operation, and serves as an advisor for student conduct. 

The Area Coordinator is first and foremost a residential educator, 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 developing a community which promotes engagement, learning, respect for diversity, and student success.  The AC will play an integral role in developing and implementing our residential curriculum.  On-call responsibilities are shared for 650-800 residents. 

A live-in position is one where the individual maintains an on-campus apartment as their primary residence.  AC's must reside in an on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment.  The department provides an apartment and meal plan 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.  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.  

Application Procedure:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to the Human Resources Department:  Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140; personnel@graceland.edu; fax 641-784-5033; Call 641-784-5447.