FSA Positions

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
The Residence Director’s (RD) responsibilities include supervising a staff of Resident Assistants, coordinating special projects (i.e. RA Selection, RA Training and Staff Development, Move in Weekend), Maintenance/Housekeeping, and serving as a Judicial Hearing Officer. This is a full‑time, 11‑month position.  Evening, weekend, and on‑call hours are required.
 
Typical Work Activities (illustrative only):
I. Staff Supervision
a. Serve as the supervisor for a staff of 5 Resident Assistants
b. Maintain close working relationship with RAs through regular meetings, staff development, and trainings
c. Evaluate and provide feedback to the Resident Assistant staff
d. Assess and monitor Resident Assistant programming efforts
 
II. Student Development 
a. Available and accessible to students by meeting with them informally and formally 
b. Serve as a residence life representative at campus‑wide events
c. Resolve roommate conflicts and shared living space disputes
d. Be familiar with and provide information regarding campus and community resources and services
e. Advise Residence Hall Council
f. Communicate weekly upcoming residence life events and activities
 
III. Student Conduct
a. Enforce Residence Life and College policies and regulations
b. Meet with student violators to establish proper social and behavioral norms
c. Serve as a hearing officer
d. Adjudicate lower level violations of the Residence Life Handbook
e. Refer higher level violations of the Residence Life Handbook and College Code of Conduct to Director of Residence Life and Dean for Student Affairs
 
IV. Administrative
a. Respond to emergency calls when requested
b. Participate in a rotation on‑call duty system and be available to respond when on duty
c. Maintain regular office hours as established by the Director of Residence Life
d. Submit maintenance and repair requests as needed and follow up with facilities department
e. Track all room and hall condition reports
f. Resolve walk‑in and phone problems of students, parents, and campus community
g. Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
h. Participate in campus‑wide projects and/or committees as requested
i. Serve as a liaison between students, parents, and residence life staff
j. Assist the Office of Residence Life in establishing its goals and objectives
k. Other responsibilities as assigned
 
Disclosure:  The successful candidate will be employed by the Faculty‑Student Association of SUNY Adirondack.  This position is not a Civil Service position and is not a position with the college subject to the Education Support Personnel contract.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
I. Preferred
a. Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related field
b. Experience in residence life
c. Background in crisis intervention, student conduct, student development, and student supervision
 
II. Required
a. Bachelor’s Degree
b. Strong organizational, management, and teamwork skills
c. Solid administration and computer skills
d. Excellent interpersonal communication skills
e. Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds
 
Anticipated Start:  The successful candidate will start July 2016.
 
Compensation:  This is an 11‑month, full‑time position with an anticipated salary range of $27,000-$29,000, commensurate with experience.  The salary is complemented by a generous benefit package.  In addition, the successful candidate will be provided a furnished two‑bedroom apartment.
 
For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and resume, along with the names, telephone numbers,
and e‑mail addresses of three professional references to:
 
SUNY Adirondack Office of Human Resources
Via email only: apply@sunyacc.edu
(No phone calls please)
 
The application window is open and completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
The review of qualified applicants will continue until the position has been filled.
 
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Distinguishing Features of the Class:
The Assistant to the Director of Residence Life is responsible for the support of administrative operations of the residence life program at SUNY Adirondack, working under the direction of the Director of Residence Life.  Duties include scheduling housing assignments, summer housing and conferences, coordinating meetings, telephone, email and written correspondence, and maintaining the accuracy of the student database for residential students.  The work calls for frequent exercise of independent judgment in giving out information regarding departmental policies and practices as well as in coordinating and planning activities of the office.
 
Typical Work Activities (illustrative only):
· Oversees the annual residence life room selection process and coordinates room assignments and room changes throughout the academic year
· Maintains contacts with employees and contractors under the Director’s supervision
· Screens materials submitted by staff members for compliance with procedures and policies before forwarding it to the Director for action
· Collects information used as a basis for reports and prepares reports on various aspects of the residence life program
· Coordinates with AHA and college staff on cleaning, maintenance, and IT concerns to ensure that general and emergency issues in the Residence Hall are corrected in a timely fashion
· Schedules appointments
· Answers a variety of inquiries by email, telephone, and in‑person
· Maintains files for the office, in both paper and electronic formats
· Manages the U.S. mail program for the Residence Hall and ensures that student workers are trained and follow proper procedures
· Keeps records of activities related to the residence life program
· Manages student housing software and prepares regular reports for the Director of Residence Life and/or other college personnel and departments as requested
· Participates in other administrative functions, such as processing of personnel and payroll records as well as department budget preparation and control
· Responsible for summer conference housing with the goal of maintaining maximum occupancy and frequent summer group turnover
· Organizes Residence Hall furniture inventory while maintaining both departmental furniture and resident room furniture repair/replacement needs
· Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:
· Thorough knowledge of general office terminology, procedures, and equipment
· Thorough knowledge of business arithmetic and English
· Good knowledge of organization, functions, laws, policies, and regulations of a residence life program
· Ability to handle routine administrative details independently, including the composition of letters and memoranda
· Ability to plan and supervise the work of others
· Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions
· Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with the public and other governmental and private agencies
· Ability to use a personal computer and software such as MS Word and MS Excel
· Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position
 
Disclosure:  The successful candidate will be employed by the Faculty‑Student Association of SUNY Adirondack.  This position is not a Civil Service position and is not a position with the college subject to the Education Support Personnel contract.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
I. Preferred
a. Background in residence life, student housing operations, or student affairs
b. Bachelor degree
 
II. Required
a. Associate degree
b. Strong organizational, management, and teamwork skills
c. Solid administration and computer skills
d. Excellent interpersonal communication skills
e. Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds
 
Anticipated Start:  The application window is open and completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  The review of qualified applicants will continue until the position has been filled.
 
Compensation:  This is a 12‑month, full‑time position with an anticipated salary range of $30,000, commensurate with experience.  The salary is complemented by a generous benefit package.
 
For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and resume, along with the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: 
SUNY Adirondack Office of Human Resources Via email only: apply@sunyacc.edu (No phone calls please)  
 
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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