Residence directors (RDs) are responsible for the oversight of an undergraduate residential area of approximately 500 undergraduate students and supervision of student staff members. RDs are professional staff who are on-call and live in campus housing, interacting directly and intentionally with residents throughout the year to develop a safe, strong, and vibrant learning community.
This is considered a full time benefits eligible, exempt, position and approved for a two year term, no longer than 06/30/2025. The starting salary range for the position is $46,123- $57,654 per year.
Coordinate hiring, training, and supervision of student staff
Oversee and manage assigned undergraduate residential halls and area
Triage and provide support and referrals for students, including assisting with student case management needs
Respond, adjudicate and refer behavior and conduct issues
Assist with residential education development and programming
Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional growth and development in all areas of responsibility and explicitly equity and inclusion
Participate in year-round on-call rotation for Middlebury, VT campus-based programs, providing crisis intervention and serving as a resource or referral agent, including during College breaks
Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel/Student Affairs, Counseling or a related field required
Two years of directly relatable residential life experience required
Knowledge of current theories, processes and practices related to student affairs, student development, and residential education
Demonstrated commitment to principles of inclusivity
Proficiency in responding to campus-based emergencies and crisis situations
Excellent interpersonal communications skills, including in the facilitation of difficult conversations and conflict mediation
Core responsibilities require mobility around campus and multiple buildings during days and evenings, this includes a combination of walking and climbing stairs. Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time. Will need to regularly move about inside the office and will require regular cross-campus travel to access resources and personnel in other buildings. Requires presentation of content/materials in training sessions. May require limited and infrequent in-state and out-of-state trips for training, professional meetings, and professional development. Frequent late night, weekend and on call responsibilities required, and required to live on campus in a provided apartment.
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community.
Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Come join us and be a part of our team!
Excellent Health Benefits choose between an Low Deductible PPO or a HDHP with employer HSA contributions up to $2,000 dollars a year
Flexibile Spending Accounts (Dependent Care and Healthcare)
Core Life and AD&D
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Combined Time Off (CTO): 26 days of paid time off a year for vacation or sick days in the first 2 years. 31 days of CTO after
Holidays: Floating Holidays throughout the year as well as Paid Holiday from Christmas through New Year
MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center
Professional Development Funds,
Continuing Education Benefits for Employees and Tuition Benefits for their dependents.
From its proud history spanning more than two centuries, Middlebury College has emerged as one of a handful of the most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. Middlebury is unique among these schools in being a classic liberal arts college that also offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world.