Area Coordinator

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Housing & Residence Life/Campus Life

Position Title

Area Coordinator


Housing and Residence Life


General University

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Atlanta, GA

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Under indirect supervision, the Area Coordinator creates a residential environment that contributes to the development of residents; assists in selecting, training, and supervising of the Resident Assistants; serves as a university hearing officer; and administers programming in the apartments, including budget management. This position also assists in instructing the resident assistant in-services; serves as the primary person on-call for Housing & Residence Life; and assists in the management of the Housing & Residence Life facilities.
Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration or a related field from an accredited college/university is required. Candidates with prior Housing & Residence Life and/or Student Services experience are strongly desired. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to community development within the campus environment.  Position requires the professional to live-in.

Additional Information
Mercer University is a private, comprehensive, student-centered University consistently ranked among the top Universities in the South. Founded in 1833 Mercer University’s main campus is located in historic Macon, Georgia. Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, Georgia is home to the College of Pharmacy, College of Health Professions, McAfee School of Theology, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing and College of Professional Advancement, along with programs of the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business and Tift College of Education. The campus focuses on graduate and professional programs. The Office of Residence Life on the Cecil B. day campus houses up to 184 residents.

For further information, you may contact Housing and Residence Life, at (478) 301.2687 or

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Pay Rate

This is a full-time, live-in/on, 12-month position with full university benefits (health, retirement, etc.). Annual salary is $36,000. A two-bedroom apartment with utilities, internet, and basic cable, and a cell phone is provided.

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Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a master's degree?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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