ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING
POSITION: Resident Director
POSITION CODE: 3705
DEPARTMENT: Student Life – Resident Life & Housing
APPOINTMENT: Full-time, months: 11 months
STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience (This is a live-in position, rent-free in a fully furnished apartment)
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: Twelve (12) Months
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2017
POSTING DATE: February 23, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
The Resident Director is responsible for the creation and maintenance of a sense of community within an environment that is conducive to engagement, growth, learning and meaningful interpersonal relationships. The Office of Residence Life and Housing is committed to providing students with resources and experiences that will complement their academics. As a result, all of our Resident Directors (RD) also serve in a collateral assignment within Student Life. The combined nature of this position exists to supplement the overall co-curricular goals of a residential campus, increase collaboration across Student Life, and enhance professional development opportunities for employees.
These collateral assignments support one of the following units:
• Campus Recreation (Outdoor Programs, Intramural/Club Sports)
• Student Leadership and Involvement (Greek Life, Activities, Clubs and Organizations)
• Student Conduct (Students of Concern Case management, Title IX Investigation, Prevention initiatives)
The Resident Directors will thus have a co-supervisor from the collateral department as well.
Responsibilities of the position include:
• Supervising 3-7 Community Assistants; meeting weekly with them individually and as a group; conducting annual performance evaluations.
• Managing the residence hall, actively planning, participating in, and assessing programming efforts; instructing and actively participating in all scheduled trainings.
• Identifying students with personal, behavioral or developmental concerns and referring them to appropriate resources for consultation and assistance; writing appropriate communication records; adjudicating student conduct cases within the residence halls; enforcing all campus policies, hall rules and regulations; participating in the on-campus duty rotation for crisis intervention and emergency coverage, participating in the duty rotation for parties approved through the Party Approval Process.
• Developing strong interpersonal relationships, social interactions, and community cohesiveness between staff, residents, and University officials and other constituents; participating in special assignments, annual events and projects as assigned through Student Life.
• Facilitating student engagement and co-curricular learning through a collateral assignment. General responsibilities include:
Facilitate informational sessions; hire, schedule, and supervise student workers and activities for intramural sports, club sports, and/or Outdoor Programs; maintain web presence and IM Leagues system.
o Student Conduct:
Facilitate campus-wide collaboration of prevention efforts around holistic wellness issues; facilitate trainings for student leaders around party management and peer education OR
Coordinate follow-up for students of concern, assist in Title IX investigations, maintain detailed records of incidents, conduct, and follow-up.
o Student Leadership and Involvement:
Advise segments of student government, and clubs and Greek organizations; Plan and execute programming, with a focus on evening Weekend programming; maintain URConnect student portal.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. At least six (6) months of similar student related work. The ideal candidate is committed to an understanding of the values of higher education, student and community development, and diversity. Candidate must have the sensitivity and ability to work with the traditional college age student, advise staff, develop and implement programs, produce effective outcomes, work effectively both individually and with groups, use independent judgment and display decision-making ability. The ideal candidate will possess the skills and the ability to supervise, work effectively in a group, and contribute to the personal success of residents. Experience or leadership in a residence hall or similar setting, plus a general knowledge in understanding of residence hall operations and objectives required, to include counseling/advising, student conduct, administration and facility operations. Must have a good understanding and knowledge of safety regulations and practices and the ability to handle emergency situations. Flexibility to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of students and staff is necessary and will require attendance at evening and weekend events, as well as overnight retreats and training. Experience using the Internet, e-mail and competence using a variety of Windows-based computer programs is desired. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit a University of Redlands Administrator application form at: https://myredlandsapps.redlands.edu/HRAdministratorEmployment/.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/
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