Summary Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Residence Life, the Assistant Director/Resident Director will work to support the growth of Regis students through engagement and community building efforts in the residence halls. The Assistant Director/ Resident Director is a 12-month, 35 hour/week, live-in professional staff position that works to ensure a quality living environment conducive to the personal, social, and academic development of each student.
Provide leadership and direction in a co-educational residence hall with between 250-350 undergraduate residents by employing creative measures to create a sense of community and engagement within the hall.
Assume responsibility for policy enforcement and counseling/referral through active relationship building with residents.
Oversee general building administration/facilities management of a multiple building area.
Serve in the administrator on-call rotation system for a campus of 5 residence halls and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate residents.
Serve as a student conduct hearing officer, responsible for tracking individual cases and instituting best practices on sanctioning in order to enhance learning and student engagement.
Implement area programming in accordance with departmental programming model through Resident Assistant staff.
Supervise area Hall Council and manage area budget.
Participate and engage in all professional and paraprofessional staff trainings.
Assist with collaborative efforts within the division including but not limited to collaborative and mission-driven university events.
Support the institutional strategic plan and implementation of the mission.
Assume responsibility for key operational or residential education areas.
Provide leadership and oversight of a Student Affairs Special Project over the summer.
Serve as a liaison between multiple campus offices.
Serve on committee(s) as required.
Perform other related duties as required.
Directly supervise a Resident Assistant staff of 8-10 students.
Supervise graduate staff.
Master’s degree in a related field (higher education, education counseling, social work, etc.).
Previous residential and programming experience.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills.
Proven understanding of student development theory and practice.
Ability to uphold the university’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events.
Occasional work outdoors during events.
Use of computer keyboards, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings.
This is a live-in position on the Weston, MA campus.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Internal Number: 78353
About Regis College
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.