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Area Coordinator - Crimson Commons

E-appoint Tracking Number: HOUSE008843

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Staff

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: University Housing

Appointment Duration: 12 Month

Position Responsibilities: The Area Coordinator position is responsible for the supervision of an apartment-style residence hall complex with a population of approximately 200 students and supervises five Resident Assistants. The primary function is to direct and oversee the operations of the residence hall including: staffing, student development, training and education, administrative and managerial responsibilities, facilities management, and professional development. The Area Coordinator is also responsible for RA Staff Selection, Camps and Conferences, and serves as a Co-Advisor to Residence Hall Assembly. The Area Coordinator serves in the central housing office and fills collateral assignments when requested. The Area Coordinator's major function is to assist students in their total development. Area Coordinators must be committed to student development and capable of responding in a positive manner to a wide variety of situations. Area Coordinators are expected to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that will further individual student responsibility and promote self-discipline within the residence hall community.

Minimum Requirements: • Masters degree in higher education administration/counseling or related field required. • Previous residence hall and supervisory experience required. • Programmatic and supervisory experience and demonstrated student organizational leadership experience preferred. • Knowledge of human and student development, group dynamics, personal computer proficiency, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills preferred.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 03/17/17

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Please upload resume and name, address, and phone number of three references to the application. For a full position description, download the 'Job Description' file located at the top right hand corner under the red 'Apply Online' button.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

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Other Information: Compensation includes a furnished apartment and board plan when food service is in operation. Apartment includes free utilities, local phone, voice mail, and cable television service. Spouse and/or legal dependents may reside with the Area Coordinators. Pet policy for Area Coordinators allows for one cat or one dog (see Pet Policy & Agreement for specific information). Meal plans are available for spouse and/or legal dependents. Benefits offered to all PSU employees include Medical and Dental Insurance, Federal Social Security, Group Life Insurance, Group Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, paid vacation and sick leave. Area Coordinators receive In-State tuition benefits and reduced tuition (staff rate).

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/dotAsset/384ef407-c774-44f3-82e6-862cc6f7be27.pdf

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.


Pittsburg State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, or disabilities. The following person has been designated to address inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator, 218 Russ Hall, 1701 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762-7528, 620-235-4189, equity@pittstate.edu.