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University of Rochester Area Coordinator, Residential Life - 230283 in Rochester, New York

Area Coordinator, Residential Life Job ID 230283

Location The College Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 050 Residential Life


8:30 AM-5 PM



Assists in delivering College services in a residential area; assigned business operations and functions; and serves as a member of the professional staff in the residential area and the Office for Residential Life. Develops goals and programs to contribute to the intellectual, cultural and social growth of residential students; supervises and counsels assigned area staff; administers all Residential Life and University social and business policies and programs in their area; and maintains University liaison relationships. with the community.


  • Under general direction and with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgement and action within established policy guidelines:

  • Supervises area staff, including Resident Advisors and Graduate Resident Advisors, clerical, and if necessary, Housekeeping Supervisor, custodial, and mechanical staff. Responsibilities include team building, goal and expectation setting, training and development, advising, staff meetings, formal and informal evaluation, and other personnel related activities.

  • Presents a comprehensive College program for the residential area, aimed at creation of productive residential communities. Includes social, educational, cultural and recreational programs; student government advising and leadership development programs; emergency response procedures; counseling, advising, and referral mechanisms; intervention, mediation and adjudication programs, etc.

  • Advises/counsels individuals and groups of students on personal, residential living or other matters. Makes referrals to other areas of the University when appropriate.

  • Insures staff and residents are aware of the rules and responsibilities for residents of the housing system. Assists students in developing behavioral standards appropriate to group living in an academic institution. Confronts individuals and groups whose behavior is unacceptable and initiates appropriate student conduct action.

  • Assists in the maintenance of current and accurate accounting of the residential area budget. Monitors assigned operations and personnel expenditures to insure correctness. Initiates cost saving measures whenever possible. Responds to budget information and change requests as directed by the Residential Life Central Office.

  • Administers the billing processes (damages, excess phone charges, etc.) for the living area. Publishes notifications to students and the fee bills. Serves as liaison with students, parents, the Bursar, etc.

  • Coordinates the summer conference operations for the living area. Organizes staffing, building preparation, billings, check-in and check-out processes. Serves as liaison with the Conference Services Office, custodial and maintenance services, other Residential Life areas, Security, outside vendors and other involved departments.

  • Assists in regular inspections of the residence area to insure that appropriate facilities and cleanliness standards are being maintained. Maintains accurate inventory records for furnishings, equipment and supplies.

  • Assures area facilities comply with all applicable fire, health and safety regulations. Coordinates with appropriate departments for fire drill, health and safety inspections. Follows-up on all health, safety and security reports to insure problems have been corrected.

  • Maintains communication within Residential Life and with other departments important to Residential Life's successful operations (Security, Health and Safety, Dean of Student's Office, Dining Services, Facilities Maintenance, etc.)

  • Assists the Director of Residential Life in development of policy, procedures and directions for the operation and betterment of the University housing system.

  • Participates in committee, research and special project work related to student concerns and Residential Life. This includes within Residential Life, Student Affairs and Administration area departments and may include other areas of University. Assists with or assumes leadership in development and presentation of departmental staff and student training programs. This may include pre-school, mid-year and in-service programs, new staff classes, leadership programs, etc.


    Masters' degree and some experience in college student personnel work, preferably in residence halls; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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