Staff Positions
Residence Life

Student Living Staff Positions

Professional Staff

Central Office Staff

The Central Office Staff is responsible for the running of the office.  Handling student concerns, lost keys, and supporting out students, we have one full-time staff person and one part-time staff person.  The Central Office Staff reports directly to the Executive Director of Student Living and College Engagement.

The Executive Director for the Office of Student Living and College Engagement 

The Director manages the SLCE Office and the Ralph F. Strebel Student Center, as well as the seven residence halls and all the staff members and paraprofessional staff associated with the office.  The Director is responsible for the overall leadership, quality, and development of the SLCE Office. Specifically for student living, the Director coordinates all billing associated with campus housing and works along with the Assistant Director for Student Living on all housing processes. The Director of Residence Life reports directly to the Dean of Students.

The Assistant Director for Student Living

The Assistant Director for Student Living is responsible for the oversight of the Area Coordinators, housing operations, and educational programs in the Residence Halls.  The AD is also responsible for development of the professional staff, and oversees the Senior Area Coordinator and paraprofessional staff with the Director.  The AD also oversees the development of the First Year Experience Program, Sophomore Experience Program, and the Global Village opportunities

. The Assistant Director for Student Living reports directly to the Director of Student Living and College Engagement.

The Area Coordinators (AC)

The four full-time professional Area Coordinators (AC's), including one Senior AC, are members of the Office of Student Living and College Engagement. They are responsible for the programming and management of a residential area housing 300 to 500 students. The Area Coordinators also participate in the overall development and assume responsibility for the quality of the residence life program. Through personal contact, supervision of paraprofessional staff, and hall events, the ACs assist residents with their growth to become well-rounded individuals. The ACs live in the residence halls.  The ACs report directly to the Assistant Director for Student Living.

Paraprofessional Staff

The Graduate Assistant for Student Living

The GA for Student Living works directly with Office of Student Living and College Engagement staff, as well as other faculty, staff and students in the planning, delivery and execution of residential themed initiatives.
The GA is responsible for the management of and being an on-site liaison for late night and weekend events and serves as a resource for RAs and campus community members in the various elements of program development within themed communities.  Specifically for themed housing, the GA manages theme proposals, handles budget requests, and maintains an events calendar for Educational Initiatives and tracks event attendance.  They also assist with ongoing RA Selection, training, and development opportunities.  The GA for Student Living reports directly to the Assistant Director for Student Living.

Resident Assistants (RAs)

Resident Assistants are Office of Residence Life student paraprofessional staff members who live in and assist with the management of the residence halls. For their services, RAs receive credit toward their room fees and a stipend. RAs are usually juniors or seniors who have previously lived in campus residence halls, and they receive extensive training in working with residential students.

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Scott Nonemaker
Executive Director for Student Living and College Engagement
205 Strebel Student Center

(315) 792-3285
(315) 792-3126 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502