Residential Life, within the Division of Student Affairs, co-creates exceptional and innovative living learning environments for the campus community. Residential Life houses 4,000 students across 10 communities and one public-private partnership. Our communities range from traditional double rooms with semi-private bathrooms to suites and apartments for upper-class residents.
The Community Director (CD) position at UMBC is a full-time, year-round, live-in professional staff position that provides comprehensive leadership to a residential community for a student population of 320-580 students, depending on the assigned community. The CD role is critical in developing an inclusive, responsible residential community at UMBC.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
The Community Director is responsible for the overall quality of life for residents living in one of the residential communities, each housing approximately 320-580 students.
Specific duties include: overseeing the management and administration of daily residential community operations; providing crisis response; serving in emergency “on-call” rotations; implementing developmental program curriculum; advising students; supervising student paraprofessionals/graduate students; aiding in the resolution of student conduct matters; creating inclusive communities; regulating safety operations; performing collateral tasks including staff selection, training and development; summer conferences; and performing other duties as assigned.
Position is available to start immediately.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree.
Strongly prefer a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Services, Student Development, Counseling or a related area
Prior residence hall experience is desired
A solid foundation in human/student development theory and demonstrated ability to relate to a multi-cultural population are very desirable
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.