Assistant Area Coordinator, Student Employee

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Job Title: Assistant Area Coordinator, Student Employee

Job weekly hours: 20

Pay Rate: 12.00 an hour

Work Cycle: Saint Charles (August 1st through May 30th), Belleville (August 1st through May 15th)

Campus Location: St. Charles &Belleville

FLSA Status: Non - Exempt

For Belleville student employees, please know that positions will be filled and worked according to business need.

Job Summary

The Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC) position at Lindenwood University serves as a secondary level of responsibility in the residence halls, directly under the Area Coordinator. The AAC will assist in the management of the halls, including inventory, maintenance and daily operations. The AAC position will provide additional oversight of the Community Advisors during times not covered by the Area Coordinator.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

Job Responsibilities
  • Assist in Managing the daily schedule for the residential staff.
  • Support the planning of activities and programs within the residential halls.
  • Assist in managing building roster and student’s accountability regarding their assignments.
  • Act as a liaison between the RHA hall council and the executive board.
  • Help in ensuring completion of building maintenance and inventory.
Service Orientation
  • Support in overseeing hall operations.
  • Work closely with Area Coordinator to achieve the goals set forth by the University.
  • Be approachable and accessible during evening hours.
  • Maintain confidentiality involving sensitive information regarding the University or its constituents.
  • Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork
  • Attend monthly Residential Life Office meetings.
  • Attend and assist in the Area Coordinators bi–weekly residential hall staff meetings.
  • Provide assistance to students experiencing emotional, academic, or physical needs.
​Planning, Organizing, and Accountability
  • Work collaboratively with the Area Coordinator to maintain staff accountability.
  • Help facilitate the planning of activities and programming within the halls.
  • Assist in Coordinating monthly building health and wellness inspections within residential halls.
  • Assist in evaluating the performance of staff within the halls.
Initiative, Problem-Solving, and Decision Making
  • Be involved with issues related to your area such as maintenance, furniture inventory, and safety issues.
  • Assist the Area Coordinator in overseeing residential staff in the mediation of residential issues.
  • Serves as the lead student staff member.
Support the Mission of the University
  • Support the mission of the University and serve as an ambassador of the University
Job may require other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)
  • Currently Enrolled in classes at Lindenwood University
  • Maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Must be in good standing with the university; Academically, Socially, and Financially.
  • The AAC position is your main priority outside of class. Any competing outside activities, including employment will require a pre-approval from ResLife administration with limited hours.
Knowledge,Skills and Abilities –May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.
  • One year of residential life experience.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Communicate effectively; proficient e-mail use
  • Proficient use of web portals and software management tools
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
  • Reside in resident hall or non-traditional housing.​
  • Maintain facilities for cleanliness and maintenance.
  • Have office hours for residents to communicate.
  • Dress appropriately for the position.
Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Be able to lift more than 50 lbs.
  • Be prepared to inventory all facilities in your area.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


At this time, we may not be actively recruiting for positions in this/these area(s). Applications submitted will be added to a pool of candidates to be considered for future openings.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to education programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.
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