Area Coordinator

Title: Area Coordinator
Date: February 12, 2015
Department: Department of Student Life

Bridgewater College is seeking a full-time Area Coordinator to manage Residence Hall communities for the Department of Student Life.


The Area Coordinator is a full-time (12-month) live-in position. Responsibilities include:


A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree in College Student Affairs, Higher Education, or closely related field and experience in residence life, student activities, or student affairs/services are highly preferred.  We seek candidates with excellent communication and organizational skills, an appreciation for diversity, a positive attitude and strong work ethic, flexibility, and genuine concern for students’ development and well-being.

General Information

Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

For Additional Information

Dawn Ohanessian, Director of Residence Life at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse faculty, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups. Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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