We are seeking a Residence Director who will be a member of the Community Living team with the goal of enhancing the student experience and providing quality services for the students at Johns Hopkins University. They will be responsible for fostering a student-centered community where faculty involvement and a broad range of developmental programming initiatives are valued. Reporting to an Assistant Director of Residential Life, the Residence Director is responsible for the ongoing welfare of the communities under their purview, providing staff supervision and supporting all aspects of the Residential Life program. They will be an active and contributing member of a team of Residential Life and Community Living professionals committed to their staffs, students, and the development of community in their residential areas.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Supervise and evaluate the paraprofessional staff in assigned residential area.
Create an environment that supports the development of a sense of community among residents.
Manage the day-to-day operation of assigned residential area and handle all administrative responsibilities.
Meet and interact with students for the purpose of counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management and mediation. Respond to incidents and administer discipline in assigned communities to ensure appropriate behavior.
Assess needs and interests of students and support staff in the development a wide range of programming initiatives including educational, social, recreational and cultural programs.
Support implementation of the Residential Life department wide programs.
Provide assistance to department leadership and participate in developing and implementing all student staff training sessions, including monthly staff development sessions for staff.
Provide primary after-hours emergency coverage (on-call duties) to residents and student staff; work closely with the Dean of Student Life office to provide support to students in crisis.
Assist with supervision and administration of Residential Life departmental responsibilities; take on a leadership role in a departmental area, e.g. liaison with other departments, assessment department wide programs, orientation, committee work, etc.
Master's Degree in Student Personnel or related field, and 2-3 years of experience in
Housing/Residential Life required.
Student Affairs work preferred with related work in Housing and/or Residential Life.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong interpersonal skills with solid administrative abilities.
Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.
Experience in mediation, conflict resolution, and crisis management.
Classified Title: Residential Life Administrator Working Title: Residence Director
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CE Starting Salary Range: $40,040-$55,120 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Residential Life Operations Personnel area: University Student Services
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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