We are pleased to announce openings for two First Year Area Coordinators, who will be responsible for supporting students’ residential experience on campus, as members of the Residential Life & Housing (RLH) team within the Office of Campus Life (OCL). These positions, as well as the college’s recent initiatives around TAPSI Housing (theme/affinity/program/special interest), are in response to Williams’ strategic planning process, specifically in the areas of Learning Beyond the Classroom and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshires of northwestern Massachusetts with access to Albany, Burlington (VT), Boston, New York City, and Montreal. Distinguished by a reputation for outstanding, inclusive teaching and scholarship, academic excellence, and exceptional alumni loyalty, the college is committed to building and supporting a diverse learning community of approximately 2,100 undergraduates.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation is that the successful candidates will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
The First-Year Area Coordinators are front-line, highly-visible, student-facing roles focused on supporting students and the Junior Advisor leadership program through a four-year developmental arc of residential living and learning at Williams. Junior Advisors are student, residential leaders who live with first-year students and serve as mentors and resources to their first-year communities known as entries.
The positions require significant interaction with students as well as with colleagues in several departments across campus, including but not limited to Facilities, Accessible Education, Dining Services, the Davis Center (multicultural/intercultural center), Campus Safety Services, and the Dean of Students’ Office.
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
The successful candidate will possess:
Employment & Application Information
These are year-round, live-on, administrative positions. In addition to the college’s excellent benefits package, each Area Coordinator is provided with a furnished apartment adjacent to campus, as well as a meal plan during academic periods. Target start date is, ideally, no later than August 15, 2022. Pay range is from $40,000 to $47,000, commensurate with experience. Job band 3-A. Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.
We especially welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field.
Office space, shared with student residential leaders, is provided within the correlated residential area; standard office hours are Monday - Friday 1pm - 8pm, some flexibility and additional hours will be required for central office meetings, programming, etc., and hours may change during academic break periods. There will be overtime needed at certain points throughout the year, including evenings & weekends.
Conditions of Employment
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at email@example.com.