Position Details

Village Coordinator

Please Note: All Virginia Wesleyan University employees, including primary contract services, are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. A copy of an individual's vaccination card or certificate will be required upon employment.

As a live-in member of the residence life hall staff, the Village Coordinator works with students in developing a comfortable living environment and assisting individuals with their personal needs and concerns.  The Village Coordinator provides administrative, supervisory, student personnel, counseling, and conflict resolution skills to the residence hall setting.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Accurately maintains all housing administrative records related to students in areas of responsibility, to include ongoing audit of Room Condition Forms (RCFs).
  • Oversees the overall general upkeep and facility care of assigned area, including regular walk-through tours of the residence hall building to effectively monitor the conditions of the facilities.
  • Supervises up to 18 resident assistant (RA) staff.  Ensures daily contact with the RAs of each hall for the purpose of exchanging information, discussion of ideas, problem- solving, advising in regards to working with residents and miscellaneous needs.
  • Meets weekly with RA staff both in a group and individually with each to facilitate communication and provide support.
  • Completes a “Weekly Report” each week detailing events, incidents, programs, issues, concerns, and celebrations within their area of responsibility.
  • Coordinates recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of RAs.
  • Oversees programming and in-service requirements for Resident Assistant staff.
  • Conducts disciplinary meetings with residents.
  • Participates and assists with Fall and Spring training workshops.
  • Supports and enforces University and Residence Life policies regarding student conduct and works with students and staff to develop a proactive, educational approach to student conduct problems.
  • Responds and follows up, as appropriate, to emergency/critical incidents related to students in the hall in accordance with Residence Life emergency procedures.
  • Serves in an on-call duty rotation.
  • Must reside on campus.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with extra-curricular activities and student leadership experience.
  • Masters Degree in higher education, student personnel, or related discipline preferred
  • Two years direct Residence Life experience.

About Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 36 majors, 30 minors, and 12 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 14 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

Location

Virginia Wesleyan is a university with a coastal edge. Located in Virginia Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, our region is proud of its vibrant city life, sandy beaches, and rich history. Learn more at visitvirginiabeach.com/explore.

 

 

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.