Residence Director - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY14131039

Division: SA - Student Affairs

Position Department: Residential Center

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Position Band: 26E-Exempt/Salaried

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Director of Residence Life

Description of Duties:
Bentley University is seeking a Residence Director for a full-time, 12 month live-in professional who is responsible for the overall administration of one to seven residence halls. The Residence Director supervises a staff of undergraduate and graduate Resident Assistants and creates a healthy living/learning environment through creative programming, counseling, facilities management, staff supervision, student conduct reviews, and serving in a staff duty structure.

Additional Description of Duties: Staff Supervision & Development: Supervise 1 Head Resident Assistant and a staff of 8-21 Resident Assistants in designated buildings; participate in the Resident Assistant Selection Process; train and evaluate Head Resident Assistant and Resident Assistants; plan and conduct weekly resident hall staff meetings; meet with each staff member individually on a bi-weekly basis; manage Residence Hall budget and administer staff programming funding.
Student Development: Administer Resident Assistant programming; advise Residence Hall Councils; act as an Administrative Conduct Officer for the Bentley conduct system; mediate roommate conflicts; serve as an on-duty administrator for crisis and emergency situations during non-business and weekend hours; provide academic and personal counseling to students and make referrals when appropriate.
Operations: Oversee the operational management of the building(s); facilitate the opening and closing of the residence halls; conduct regular health and safety inspections; coordinate follow-up procedure for all maintenance and housekeeping concerns/requests; work with the Assistant Director of Housing Operations to insure proper occupancy records and reports.
Department & University Relations: Serve on departmental and institutional committees; attend department and area staff meetings, in-service training programs, and one-on-one meetings with assigned supervisor; act as a liaison with faculty and appropriate offices; respond to students and parents regarding Residential Life issues; assist with the implementation of institutional and departmental goals and objectives.
Summer: Coordinate specific summer projects as assigned by the Residential Center management team.

Position Qualifications:
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field required (graduate residence life experience preferred) or a Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years professional residence life experience. Demonstrated commitment and understanding of student development theory. Effective communication skills, including cross-cultural communication skills, as well as experience or interest in working and programming with diverse populations.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Months Per Year: 12
(Staff Only)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Position Type: Staff

Quicklink for Posting:

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Residential Center
  • Residence Director
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter