Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.
Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.
The Coordinator of Housing Operations /Residence Director (CHO/RD) for the Holy Cross Center is responsible for coordinating all aspects of housing operations while serving as the Residence Director of the Holy Cross Center, a first-year hall with approximately 160 students. In both of these roles, the CHO/RD must facilitate the comprehensive development and management of a supportive living and learning environment grounded in student development theory and best practices that support the mission of Stonehill College. This individual devotes particular attention to the inclusive nature of the Stonehill community, fostering greater diversity within the staff and student body, as well as the greater breadth of thought across the institution. This position performs a variety of important daily operation tasks including supervision, recruitment, and training of paraprofessional staff, student housing assignments, housing operations, serving as a liaison to campus partners, and representing the department on divisional and college-wide committees.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinate all student housing assignments, notifications, and transitions throughout the year, including fall housing selection, summer housing, housing over break periods, early arrivals/late stays, and room changes. Ensure that students who are approved to stay during break periods have appropriate resources (social, food, transportation, etc.)
Maintain accurate student housing files and records through Adirondack Housing Director. Prepare monthly occupancy reports for internal departmental use, as well as for enrollment planning.
Responsible for the oversight, management, and operation of a first-year, tradition-style residential area of campus. Supervises 5 paraprofessional staff members and advises Hall Council. Familiarizes self with the students in the area and shows concern for each resident’s welfare. Counsels and refers students to appropriate campus services maintains an active presence in the residence hall.
Serve as a critical leader in fostering a campus culture in which differences are embraced and works to advance the College’s mission of diversity and inclusion.
Communicate with other offices (Student Financial Services, Academic Services & Advising, Career Development Center, International Programs, etc.) regarding changes in housing statuses of students. Serve as the primary liaison to and collaborate with departments who are critical to housing operations, including Facilities Management, Campus Police, Information Technology, Purchasing, and Sodexo. # Manage key and card access control for students, residence life staff members, and live-in staff members in collaboration with the Administrative Assistant for Residence Life.
Leads, supervises, and assesses the execution of the residential curriculum in the hall. This includes attending events sponsored by Resident Assistants, Community Associates, and the Pastoral Resident.
Collaborates with Campus Ministry to provide opportunities for faith development in the residence halls.
Coordinates Residence Life Orientation efforts. This includes but is not limited to serving on the Orientation committee, preparation, coordination, and supervision of the residence halls to be used, development and facilitation of the presentation to first-year students, and assistance with Student Engagement orientation programs.
Supports the online presence of the department through regular management of the Residence Life website, the Residence Life channels on the myHill student portal, and various social media accounts.
Interprets and enforces college policies and facilitates conduct meetings under the direction of the Office of Community Standards.
Participates in the on-call rotation 2-3 weeks a semester.
Oversees the physical maintenance of the residence area and communicates maintenance needs to Facilities.
Assists with Head Resident Assistant and Resident Assistant recruitment, selection, and training.
Attends and participates in professional staff training & development. Assists with the facilitation and implementation as requested.
Participates as a member of the College community in events and activities including Skyhawk Welcome Days, Student Engagement Programs, Convocation, Commencement Weekend, and Athletic games.
Enhances communication between the Residence Life department and other campus offices through regular interaction and formal interdepartmental meetings.
Participates in Residence Life weekly department meetings and individual supervisory meetings with the Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life.
Assists with the long-range planning of the Residence Life Office.
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life or as requested by the staff member.
Education & Experience
Master’s degree with supervision, crisis management, programming, and student support along with experience in a Residence Life required.
Interested candidates should submit online a cover letter and resume via the URL link below:
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
About Stonehill College
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields. Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.