Residence Life has an opening for a part-time Residence Area Coordinator for the 2020-2021
academic year. An unfurnished on-campus apartment will be provided as compensation
for 10-15 hours a week. Preference will be for a female hire. Applicants must be employed
by Bryn Athyn College at time of application and while in the Residence Area Coordinator
1. Management and Supervision of Student Staff
a. Work with the Residence Life team to select, train, and supervise a residence hall
staff of RAs.
b. Provide direction, support and development for student staff through daily supervision
and weekly meetings.
c. Participate in the development and implementation of the on-going training process
d. Support staff in implementation of departmental programs and activities.
e. Supervise and manage the enforcement of all college and residence life policies
f. Manage the duty schedule of RA staff.
2. Facility Management
a. Report and follow-up with safety and security concerns of the hall(s).
b. Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures; respond to parental inquiries
c. Walk residential facilities on a weekly basis and identify areas of concern/repairs
d. Submit Work Requests to appropriate staff members and follow-up to verify completion.
e. Maintain Room Condition Reports and other facilities-related records for the residence
f. Inspect rooms prior to arrival and departure and notify supervisor of any concerns
g. Officially close the residence hall for the summer.
3. Community Engagement
a. Plan and implement social, recreation and education programming. Facilitate activities
organized by RAs.
b. Assist in creating and implementing traditions and large-scale programming organized
by the Residence Life team including but not limited to faculty passion series, opening,
and closing activities
c. Track programmatic data and provide to supervisor monthly.
d. Hold residence hall meetings with all residents several times during the year or
as issues or needs arise.
e. Maintain regular contact with each of the residents.
4. Policy Enforcement
a. Interpret, develop, and enforce college and residence life policies for the residence
b. Establish and maintain expectations of behavioral standards.
c. Conduct monthly Health and Safety Inspections of student rooms with RAs.
5. Crisis Intervention:
a. Respond to urgent and crisis situations and seek to resolve according to established
b. Serve as resource/referral agent for campus resources such as Health Services and
c. Serve as part of the campus-wide on-call duty rotation schedule which includes
working nights and weekends as needed. Shared supervision of residents during mid-year
d. Identify students-at-risk and immediately inform supervisor of concerns and challenges.
e. Meet with students who demonstrate at-risk behaviors and provide necessary referrals
for college services and resources.
6. Communication with the Director of Residence Life
a. Check and respond to college email in a timely manner
b. Meet weekly to communicate student, policy, and facility issues.
c. Report incidents of serious student behavioral, medical, or emotional issues immediately.
d. Submit an annual report in May.
7. COVID-19 Addendum
a. If the college is closed for online instruction and residence halls are not occupied,
Residence Area Coordinators will be obligated to work 10 hours a week in an assigned
College task, department, or function for the duration of residence hall closures.
b. If a Residence Area Coordinator does not wish to work during this period, the employee
will be responsible for paying rent (determined by similar rental rates) for the closure
period until responsibilities can be resumed and agreed upon by the College/supervisor.
Line of Reports
The Residence Area Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Residence Life.
The following personnel report directly to the Area Coordinator: undergraduate Resident
Criteria & Qualifications
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree but a relevant Master’s degree is preferred.
Must have appointment as faculty member or employment as staff member at Bryn Athyn
College. This is a ten-month position that requires the Residence Area Coordinator
to live in an apartment on-campus during the academic year.
Applicants are invited to submit a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Deadline: Friday, August 7th or until position is filled. Applicant must be available to live in the residence hall starting Tuesday September
1st or earlier (flexible depending on situation).