Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.
POSITION SUMMARY The Area Director at Le Moyne College is a unique opportunity to work cross collaboratively within an integrated student activities and residence life office. The Area Director is responsible for the administration of a residential area housing with anywhere between 300-500 students. In addition to housing responsibilities, this staff member will hold a functional assignment within the Division of Student Development. These areas include campus activities, leadership programming, housing operations, RA supervision and multicultural affairs. This is a 12-month, live-in position, reporting to the Director of Campus Life and Leadership
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Job duties specific to this position: Community Development/Programming
Enhance the College's traditions and common, social experiences through programming.
Foster community development & student development in the context of a Catholic, Jesuit institution.
Promote and maintain a positive living environment conducive to study, rest and mutual respect.
Initiate contact and communication with residents on a regular basis.
Coordinate and implement Resident Advisor and Hall Council programming
Train, supervise, schedule, support and evaluate a staff of five to eight Resident Advisors.
Plan and conduct weekly staff meetings and on-going supervision/performance meetings with RAs
Advise Hall Council and other student staff/clubs as assigned.
Communicate and enforce College and residence hall policies and procedures.
Challenge, confront and follow-up on negative behavior and vandalism.
Assist in the adjudication of disciplinary cases. Maintain records concerning incidents and follow-up.
Communicate the rights and responsibilities of individuals as they relate to living in the community
Coordinate the opening and closing of the residence halls after breaks and at the beginning of the semester.
Report and follow up on maintenance and housekeeping problems. Maintain accurate records.
Investigate damage, assign responsibility and coordinate health & safety checks in the halls
Assist in the evacuation of residence halls during fire drills and alarms.
Maintain a current, accurate roster of residents in assigned areas and assist with room changes.
Crisis & Conflict Management
Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological and other crisis situations.
Become knowledgeable of various campus resources and the college's emergency response plan.
Demonstrate accessibility and approachability to students and make appropriate referrals.
Show sensitivity and responsiveness to students' emotional, personal and academic needs.
Rotate campus "on-call" responsibilities with other Residence Life Staff members.
Requires flexibility in work schedule and will include some evening and occasional weekend responsibilities.
Participate in weekly Campus Life and Leadership staff meetings.
Interact with faculty, staff & students and in a cooperative, supportive manner.
Participate, and at times, assist in the presentation of Development and Training Programs.
May include participation in departmental and college committees.
12 paid holidays (In addition to paid time off the week between Christmas and New Years)
Generous time off package
35 hour work weeks
Hourly range: $18-$20/hr
For more details on the College's benefit programs, please visit our Benefits page by clicking here.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee's unit.
Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
Promotes open communication across Le Moyne's community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.
Le Moyne College's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Mission Statement
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit Tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
To apply for this position please click the 'Apply Now' button and submit the required materials for consideration:
* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position * Current resume * Contact information for 3 professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.
Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field (Master's in Higher Education Administration or related field preferred) with residence life experience.
Candidates should possess knowledge of Jesuit Education, along with strong administrative, communication, organization and computer skills.
Compensation includes a competitive salary, furnished apartment, and board plan during the academic year.
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Le Moyne was the first to open as a co-educational institution. Since its founding in 1946, the College has modeled and strengthened the 476-year-old Jesuit tradition. Today, Le Moyne enrolls approximately 2,785 undergraduate and 534 graduate students from 33 states and 35 countries. Our MIssion:Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.For information about us, please visit http://www.lemoyne.edu.