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Graduate Resident Director (93213)

Company:
Regis College
Job Location:
Weston, Massachusetts
Category:
Residence Life and Housing
Level: Experienced

Job Category: Education

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Graduate Residence Director (GRD) will work with the Office of Residence Life to support the growth of Regis College Students through engagement and community building efforts in the residence halls. The Graduate Residence Director is a 12-month, 30-hour per week staff position that works to ensure a quality living environment conducive to the personal, social, and academic development of each residential student. This position contributes to the overall learning of the GRD in their professional and academic development.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervises 4-6 Resident Assistants (RA).
  • Provide leadership and direction in a co-educational residence hall with approximately 125-180 undergraduate and graduate residents. They will employ creative measures to create a sense of community and engagement within the hall.
  • Responsible for policy enforcement, counseling/referral, programming, community building, participation in central office functions, and general building administration/ facilities management.
  • Work with the Associate Dean of Students and serve as a conduct officer in adjudicating cases for the communities they oversee
  • Serve in the professional on-call rotation system for a campus of 5 residence halls and 750 undergraduate and graduate residents.
  • Assist in the central office operational functions of the department including opening, closing, housing selection, and room changes.
  • Implement area programming in accordance with departmental programming model through Resident Assistant staff; and manage area budget
  • Assist with collaborative efforts within the division including but not limited to housing selection, themed-week programming, Tunnel of Oppression, Christmas Tree Lighting, Student Leader selection, and mission-driven university events

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Directly supervise an RA staff of 4-6 students; plus participation in all staff trainings (para professional and professional).

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
  • Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events.
  • Requires occasional work outside during events.
  • Use of computer keyboards, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
  • Involves attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings
  • This is a live-in position.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a liaison between multiple campus offices
  • The GRD may be assigned special projects which may include operations, summer resident housing, summer groups, etc. This is at the discretion of the Director of Residence Life or the Associate Dean of Students.
  • As staffing numbers fluctuate among the graduate or full time Residence Director team, the GRD may be assigned additional responsibilities including increases to staff supervision, additional building oversight, community needs, etc. This will be an interim measure until the staffing vacancies are filled. This is at the discretion of the Director of Residence Life or the Associate Dean of Students.
  • Performs other related duties as required
Additional Information

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • BA required, enrollment in graduate program required
  • Previous residential and programming experience is highly recommended
  • Excellent intrapersonal, organizational and administrative skills.

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • $6,000 stipend (divided over 12-month)
  • Free room and full meal plan
  • Tuition remission for two (2) Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year (Note: Courses in the graduate Nursing, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission)
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible schedule

NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for one additional 12-month term (24-month maximum)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veterans status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

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