This position addresses the developmental needs of CBU's residential community through various student outreach avenues. The Assistant Director will develop, implement and assess a series of initiatives for first-year students to promote a healthy transition to residential university life within the Lasallian tradition. The Assistant Director will work closely with the residential living, learning communities to develop a strong and robust residential living, learning model. The Assistant Director's efforts will focus on enhancing students' resilience and increasing retention. This position will also support relevant department-wide functions while reporting to the Executive Director of Residence Life
Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
Supervise, evaluate and train all full-time Resident Assistants and Senior Resident Assistants.
Provide direction, coordination and oversight of a robust residence life program including resident assistant training & selection.
Organize and execute twice a semester campus partnership event with Student Success and other campus partners.
Work in conjunction with Faculty who administer the residential living, learning communities to create robust residential learning communities.
Participate in regular housing operations including hall opening and closing, educational programming, assessment, collecting and documenting room condition reports, submitting facility maintenance requests, and other routine functions.
Encourage student accountability for the Student Code of Conduct and Residence Life policies and procedures.
Serve as hearing officer and adjudicate violations of policy.
Live in university-supplied housing while serving as an on-call staff member to meet after-hours needs, support RA duties, interact with Campus Police & Safety, and respond to emergencies.
Hold scheduled office hours and meet with students, faculty and staff as needed.
Create and distribute the weekly campus newsletter "Maurelian Monday".
Handle emergency or problem situations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.
Assist in addressing questions or concerns from parents, students, and various university constituents.
Be a positive role model for residents and staff; establish positive relationships with the University.
Convey, promote, support and enforce university policies to all students.
Assist the Student Development & Campus Life staff in planning and executing major events such as Commencement, Orientation, and Welcome Weekend events.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Function as a 12-month, full-time, non-exempt position.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in higher education, counseling or student personnel strongly preferred.
Minimum of two years direct experience in directly comparable residence life work.
Various degrees of independence, judgment and discretion, and the ability to be mobile in the office and/or work area.
Availability for evening, late night and full weekend work.
Support and encourage the mission of Catholic and Lasallian education.
CBU is committed to creating and maintaining a rigorous and enriching learning experience for our students by providing them the best instruction and support by a superior faculty and staff. CBU encourages opportunities to celebrate diversity in an environment that prepares our students to be global citizens. CBU is an attractive and safe campus environment, and it is quite possibly one of the friendliest campuses anywhere.
If you would like to contribute to these hallmarks of a CBU education, please consider applying for our faculty or staff vacancies through these current employment opportunities.