Area Coordinator

The Department of Residence Life at Simpson College is seeking applications for an opening of the position of Area Coordinator.  The open Area Coordinator position oversees a residential area of approximately 350-400 students living in two second-year residence halls and five Greek communities. The Area Coordinator is responsible for the development and supervision of 12 student staff, advising of an area council, helping facilitate the development of an academic and responsible community, and other departmental collateral assignments and projects.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in a related field and/or Residence Life experience strongly preferred. Position is 12-month, live-in. Remuneration is a furnished apartment with personal laundry, office separate from living quarters, meal plan (while school is in session), utilities/cable TV/wired and wireless internet, annual salary, and full benefits package. Spouses/Domestic partners and pets possible.

Simpson College is a vibrant four-year private college affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located in Indianola, Iowa. Simpson’s full residential community houses around 1200 of the college’s full-time population of approximately 1400 students.  The town of Indianola has a population of around 13,000 and is located 12 miles south of Des Moines.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Luke Behaunek, Dean of Students, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA, 50125 or by e-mail (.pdf or Word .doc preferred) to:  It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 6/3/14