Coordinator of Housing Services

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

Position Title

Coordinator of Housing Services


Housing and Residence Life


General University

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Macon, GA

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The Coordinator of Housing Services shares in overall management of the Department of Housing & Residence Life’s auxiliary budget operations. This position is responsible for the daily management and operations of the department while providing administrative support to the Director and Associate Directors. The Coordinator performs daily functional budget administration including, but not limited to, maintaining accurate student financial accounts, housing budgetary files, and accounts payable receipts. This position works closely with the Housing Systems Technician and Assignments Coordinator overseeing the coordination of assignments for residence halls and apartments. This position also assists the Systems Technician with all department and university technology systems. The Coordinator of Housing Services is responsible for overall office management and all communications and marketing for the department.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with one year of administrative support experience, to include bookkeeping/accounting and/or budgeting experience. In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Strong organization skills 
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with students and parents in order to provide quality customer service
  • Ability to work with various computer systems and assure accurate information
  • Knowledge of how to prepare and maintain a budget to manage fiscal funds
  • Ability to maintain spreadsheets for budgeting needs (Excel, Mercury, etc.)
  • General computer knowledge
  • Ability to be patient and provide quality customer service to students and parents who may have grievances with Housing and Residence Life
  • Ability to multi-task and focus in a busy office environment with high student and staff traffic flow
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Base: $15 an hour up to commensurate with experience

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Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior experiencing managing and maintaining budgets.
2. Describe your prior bookkeeping/accounting experience.
3. Why are you interested in this position?

EEO Statement


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

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than December 8, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after December 8, 2021, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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