PART-TIME RESIDENCE DIRECTOR
Distinguishing Features of the Class:
The Part-Time Residence Director (RD) responsibilities include: Ten (10) hours of office coverage each week and on-call duty coverage (approximately every other Thursday night through Monday Morning). This is a part-time, live-in, 10-month position. Evening and Weekends hours are required.
Typical Work Activities (illustrative only):
- Available and accessible to students by meeting with them informally and formally
- Resolve roommate conflicts and shared living space disputes
- Be familiar with and provide information regarding campus and community resources and services
- Communicate weekly upcoming residence life events and activities
- Respond to emergency calls on a 24 hour basis
- Participate in a rotation on-call duty system and be available to respond when on duty
- Maintain regular office hours as established by Director of Residence Life
- Submit maintenance and repair requests as needed and follow up with facilities department
- Track all room and hall condition reports
- Resolve walk in and phone problems of students, parents and campus community
- Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
- Participate in campus wide events and projects and/or committees as requested
- Serve as a liaison between students, parents and residence life staff
- Maintain close working relationship with RAs
- Assist the Office of Residence Life in establishing its goals and objectives
- 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.
Compensation: This is a 10-month, part-time position with an anticipated stipend of $7,000 annually, commensurate with experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be provided a furnished one-bedroom suite as well as a college-year meal plan.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 1-2 years under-graduate experience as a student residence life staff member
- Background in crisis intervention and student development
- Associate’s Degree
- Strong organizational, management and teamwork skills
- Solid administration and computer skills required
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds
Anticipated Start: The successful candidate will start August 1, 2015.
For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and résumé, along with the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references to:
Office of Human Resources
Via email only: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.