Area Coordinator

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

Position Title

Area Coordinator


Housing and Residence Life


General University

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Macon, GA

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Under indirect supervision, the Area Coordinator creates a residential environment, which contributes to the development of residents; assists in selecting, training, and supervising Resident Directors, Resident Assistants and Senior Resident Assistants; serves as a liaison for Fraternity and Sorority Housing and the Lofts Apartments; assists in the management of COVID-19 policies and procedures within Isolation Housing and meal delivery to students in isolation; serves as a university hearing officer; administers programming in the residence halls, including budget management. Under direct supervision, this position assists in instructing the resident assistant in-services; participates in the professional duty rotation 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 is located in historic Macon, Georgia. Mercer University has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 4,900 students and a graduate school enrollment of approximately 4,000.  The Office of Housing and Residence Life houses approximately 1,900 undergraduate students on the main Macon campus. 

To be considered for this position, please apply online at 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, 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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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