Area Coordinator

Date Posted: 12/11/2019
Type/Department:Administrator in Student Affairs
Search Status:Search Suspended
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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a residential area coordinator to begin immediately.

The area coordinator is an active and visible live-in professional staff member who provides 24-hour/day support and response to students. The area coordinator will initiate and encourage community development within the student residences; provide non-clinical counseling to students in a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency situations while assessing for safety in each case; provide crisis management and response as the first-line of emergency on-call personnel and the only residential staff on campus; and  develop and supervise 7 - 10 residence life student staff. The area coordinator will serve on a team collaborating with colleagues throughout campus to effectively administer all aspects of the residence life program.

An advanced degree with a minimum of one-year job-related experience is required. Qualified candidate must have an understanding of Student Development Theory; strong supervisory and problem-solving skills; an attention to detail for budget tracking; and have experience with computer programs and social media applications. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively as a team and have demonstrated judgment to work under pressure in responding to emergency situtions.This position requires a valid driver’s license and successful completion of the College’s defensive driving training course. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential. This position requires evening and weekend work schedules.

The employment cycle for this residential, 11-month, benefited position is July 16 th to June 15th.  We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at .


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.