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SUNY Oneonta Area Coordinator in Oneonta, New York

Area Coordinator



Department:Residential Experience and Housing

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Feb 22, 2023


Position ID:159369


Job Description:

The Department of Residential Experience and Housing at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Area Coordinator. The Area Coordinator will provide leadership and guidance to the Residential Experience and Housing Program and is responsible for fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment in the halls, retention of residential students, staff supervision, assessment, student conduct, counseling/referral, programming, emergency management, and general building administration.

SUNY Oneonta Residential Experience and Housing is committed to becoming an exemplar residential program by fostering an inclusive environment for growth and learning; providing the highest quality environment, services, and programs; and support student academic success and retention. To learn more about the University and the Department, please visit and

Duties include but are not limited to:The position will be an active member on the Leadership Team of the department by chairing a department committee and participating in Leadership Team level duty rotation. The Area Coordinator is a live-in position that will run two independent living focused residence halls of upper division students. They will have 10 student staff direct reports and will supervise one full time residence hall director. The Area Coordinator functions under a flexible work schedule that may include weekend and evening hours.

Salary:$50,148 commensurate with experience. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Prior supervisory experience

  • At least one-year full time residence life experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Event management or educational programming experience

  • Excellent verbal/written skills.


  • Master's degree

  • Two (2) or more years full time residence life experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion

  • On-call/duty or related crisis experience

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects

  • Commitment to personal growth and growth of others

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at:, the University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: upload resume and cover letter. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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