Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; $700 for Relocation Assistance; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
3 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: req14944
The Community Director (CD) reporting to an Assistant Director for Residential Districts or to a Program Manager is a member of the Residential Education team. This individual provides residents and student-staff living in the dorm with support and leadership, promotes an inclusive community, educates about residential community standards, and provides crisis response and management. Depending on the assigned community the Community Director may supervise a Graduate Community Director or work with an Assistant Community Director to co-administer daily activities.
This is a twelve-month fiscal (year-round), live-in staff position, 40-hour a week and will require evening and weekend commitments. Serves on a 24/7 duty rotation that provides crisis response management.
To Apply, please visit https://talent.arizona.edu and search for "req14944"
COMMUNITY DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage building communities ranging from 60-1000 residents: 6-26 Resident Assistants, and possibly a Graduate Community Director, Lead RA, and/or Office Assistant
Facilitate individual one-on-one meetings with supervisees to engage in ongoing professional and community development, review student and facilities concerns, and evaluate staff
Oversee weekly staff meetings to review Wildcat Living Curriculum, departmental notices, student and facilities updates, and ongoing training
Administer staff selection and evaluation processes
Aid in the development and execution of departmental trainings around interpersonal communication, relationship building, conflict mediation, crisis management, and cultural competency skills
Develop positive and inclusive working and living environment for staff and students
Implement and evaluate Wildcat Living Curriculum, emphasizing Pillars of Personal Growth, Connection, Responsibility, and Cultural Understanding
Form connections with and offer support to staff and students
Work collaboratively with maintenance and custodial staff to attend to student work requests, damage, and facilities emergencies
Facilitate student connection and referrals to University departments for personal and academic support
Meet regularly with and provide feedback to the residence hall Desk Manager and Coordinator for Desk and Summer Operations
Coordinate with campus partners to support and further develop Theme Communities (as applicable)
Advise Hall Council student leaders and oversee the development of their leadership and advocacy skills
Attend Hall Council meetings and support student social events and initiatives
Support the student voice through supporting the Residence Hall Association and the National Residence Hall Honorary
Behavioral Education Management
Provide crisis intervention and resources to residents and staff in need
Educate residents about Housing & Residential Life Policies and Procedures, University Code of Conduct, regulations, rights and responsibilities
Serve as conduct hearing officer and facilitate meetings to promote opportunities for student accountability and reflection
Participate in a campus-wide on-call duty rotation
Administration and General Expectations
Perform a variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to assessments, reports, occupancy and budgetary management, purchasing and processing receipts, and payroll, health and safety checks, facilitating residence hall opening and closing
Attend weekly Residential Education or district team meetings and participate in ongoing departmental trainings and workshops
Serve on department committees and represent Housing & Residential Life to university committees as assigned
Assist with August move-in activities
Support of summer operations which could include summer conferences, special projects, orientation housing, summer dorm supervision, and general departmental support
Perform related duties as assigned or required to meet Housing & Residential Life and University goals and objectives
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITIES:
Knowledge and understanding of diversity; direct experience supporting marginalized or underrepresented students
Interpersonal relationship and communication skills
Strong ability to effectively lead teams of students
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, Teams and Zoom
Ability to participate as a positive team player
Strong written and oral communication skills
Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or a related field upon employment and 1 year of residential experience at the full-time level OR a combination of equivalent experience.
Evening and weekend work required.
2 years of residential experience
Experience in all the following areas: supervision, advising student groups, conduct adjudication, crisis management/duty, and administrative responsibilities
Experience working in residence life or related area
Experience working with culturally diverse populations
About University of Arizona, Housing & Residential Life
Housing & Residential Life (Housing), a self-funded auxiliary housed within Campus Life at the University of Arizona, operates 23 dorms and 1 graduate apartment complex that house over 7,800 students annually on the University of Arizona Main Campus. More than 80% of on-campus residents are first-year students. Our dorms range in style from historic to modern and range in size from 60 to 1000 residents. While the University does not require students to live on campus, more than 70% of all incoming first-year students choose to live in UA housing to help their transition to university life.