Reporting to the Director of Residence Life/Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Resident Director/Assistant Director will work to support the growth of Regis students through engagement and community building efforts in the residence halls. The Resident Director/Assistant 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.
Supervises 8-10 Resident Assistants (RA). Provide leadership and direction in a co-educational residence hall with between 250-350 undergraduate residents. Will employ creative measures to create a sense of community and engagement within the hall.
Responsible 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 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
Responsible for the transitions, assignments, and billing of summer residents
Work in conjunction with Conference and Events to coordinate summer housing for outside conferences.
Responsible for the management of housing operations including, upper-class housing selection, break housing, first year housing assignments, and room changes
Opportunity to supervise graduate staff
Provides leadership and oversight of a Student Affairs Special Project over summer
Serves as a liaison between multiple campus offices
Serves on committee membership as required
Performs other related duties as required
Directly supervise graduate staff and an RA staff of 8-10 students
Masters in related field (Higher Education, Education Counseling, Social Work, etc), required.
Previous residential and programming experience required.
Excellent intrapersonal, 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.
Requires occasional work outside during events.
Use of computer keyboards, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Involves attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings
This is a live-in position.
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.
Protecting the Regis Community
At Regis the safety of our campus community is our highest priority. We invite all applicants to review our health and safety protocols at our COVID-19 Updates page. The most powerful measure we can take is vaccination, and all campus community members must be fully vaccinated and have received a booster against COVID-19, with the exception of certain medical and religious exemptions. New employees without an approved medical or religious exemption are required to have their first vaccine dose by their date of hire. And all new employees will join the campus community in using the CoVerified app to upload vaccine information, report symptoms, and schedule regular campus COVID tests. We're in this together!
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.
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.