Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Residence Life, the Community Director is responsible for the management of housing communities ranging in size from 300-1000 residential students, and the supervision of 6 – 26 Resident Assistants, a Service Assistant Coordinator, and a staff of 4-60 Service Assistants. Community Directors may also supervise a paraprofessional Resident Assistant Coordinator and/or a graduate level Assistant Community Director. General responsibilities include: student staff development, community development, student conduct, implementation of the residential curriculum, occupancy management, routine administration, program management, support of learning communities and professional development. The Community Director serves as a role model and mentor to both staff and residential students. With a strong emphasis on providing educational experiences in a residential community, the Community Director orchestrates activities that integrate the academic and social life of students. The Community Director develops cooperative ventures between their residential facility and other University departments through professional collaborations. As a member of the Office of Residence Life, Community Directors participate in projects and committees as assigned. This is a live-in position that requires on-call duty responses during the evenings and weekends. Other evening and weekend responsibilities, including but not limited to: semester openings and closings, open houses, accepted students days, Red Hawk Frenzy events, Hall Council meetings, and other programs/events as required.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Student Affairs or Higher Education Administration, or related field is required. One year of professional residence hall experience preferred. Previous supervisory experience and experience managing student conduct issues and a demonstrated understanding of issues facing college students. Experience developing residence hall communities, providing educational and personal support for students through programming, responding to student concerns and behaviors, advising hall councils, facility and administrative management, and participation in department initiatives and campus life is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. This is a 12-month, live-in position.