Residence Directors are full-time, master’s level, 12 month live-in staff members who provide a holistic approach to working with students and guests, to include supporting personal and academic concerns. Each Residence Director will coordinate and administer all aspects of a University Housing program in one residence hall/residential complex, possibly including the development and support of a Residential Learning Community and/or Themed Community.
Responsibilities associated with this student-centered position may include the following: creating connections and implementing student learning strategies within a residence hall/residential complex of approximately 400-900 students, based on a curricular approach; selecting, training, supervising and evaluating graduate and undergraduate student staff; coordinating a Residential Learning Community (RLC) with staff, students, and faculty; mentoring students related to academic success; developing and nurturing student leaders; advising student organizations; developing and implementing learning opportunities; adjudicating student conduct hearings; providing individual assistance to students, including supporting students of concern; coordinating summer housing operations; and other duties as assigned.
The selected candidate will be well-organized and able to work well under pressure with multiple and consistently changing priorities. To be successful in this position, the Residence Director must have excellent interpersonal and written communication, organization, administrative skills, and supervision experience. An expressed and demonstrated commitment to diversity & social justice and student development is critical for this position.
As an administrative official of the University, the Residence Director will be under the supervision of a University Housing Central Staff Member. This position includes working with diverse groups of students, staff, guests, and customers such as non-traditionally aged; gender diverse; religiously diverse; international; persons with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender; persons of color; and varying socio-economic status.
For full details and to apply, please follow http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/65170
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•Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or a related field by start date •Demonstrated commitment to student development and community development •Previous supervision experience is required (minimum of 9 months experience). •Previous University Housing live-in experience •A demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability to work with, culturally diverse communities
•Demonstrated commitment to academic success (i.e. working with residential learning communities, faculty members, academic focus programs/initiatives, etc.) •Student conduct experience •Crisis management experience
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