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Posting Number: FY131031405
Title: Residence Director
Division: SA - Student Affairs
Position Department: Residence Life
Position Band: 26E-Exempt/Salaried
Description of Duties:
The Residence Director is a full-time, 12 month live-in professional staff member who is responsible for the overall administration of one to four 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, facility management, staff supervision, policy implementation, and administrative duties.
Additional Description of Duties: Staff Supervision & Development: Supervise 1-2 Head Resident Assistant(s) and a staff of 8-15 Resident Assistants in designated buildings; Participate in the Resident Assistant Selection Process; Train and evaluate Head Resident Assistant(s) 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 Hearing Officer for the Bentley judicial system; Mediate roommate inflicts; Serve as an on-call 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 Housing Coordinator 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 Directors Of Residence Life and Residence Services.
1-2 years professional or graduate 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; Experience working will specialized populations preferred; Masters in Higher Education Administration or related field also preferred.
Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Months Per Year: 12
Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.
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