Community Director

Clemson, SC
Feb 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University

Location Mell Hall
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


The Community Director is a full-time live-in staff member of University Housing and Dining within the Division of Student Affairs. Manages a residential area (approximately 600-1000 students) and works with the specific needs of assigned population through a residential curriculum model. Supervises graduate and undergraduate paraprofessional staff in the creation of a residential community environment. Partners with Student Affairs and Academic Affairs. Performs other duties as assigned.


30% - Essential - Residential Education:
Implements residential curriculum (designs and implements community plan related to specific learning goals and outcomes for community). Advises community council student leaders to enhance leadership and advocacy for residential community. Collaborates with academic and Student Affairs partners, including Faculty-in-Residence, Faculty Friends, etc. in assigned community. Works with assigned Living-Learning Community(ies). Works with community liaison(s) to enhance community. Facilitates an environment of academic excellence and cultural awareness. Stays abreast of concepts, philosophy and priorities related to specific student population served. Develops baseline knowledge of assessment information and

30% - Essential - Leadership:
Supervises Graduate Assistant(s), Resident Assistants, and Desk Assistants. Provides expectations and accountability for staff; evaluates staff. Leads staff meetings. Manages KRONOS. Creates and implements training and development curriculum Resident Assistants. Assists with curriculum development and instruction of EDC 3900, Student Development, Leadership, & Counseling for first-semester RAs. Assists in recruiting undergraduate, graduate, & full-time staff as directed. Upholds fair recruitment practices, ensuring recruitment of a diverse staff. Participates in annual training sessions of full-time, graduate & undergraduate staff, as

20% - Essential - Housing Administration and Management:
Follows up on student maintenance and custodial needs. Assesses and addresses building needs, as well as planning for furniture needs, space use, etc. Meets with students to provide coaching and mediation for shared living space; Facilitates staff approved room change process (as needed). Facilitates opening and closing of residential community. Manages keys, budget expenditures for assigned budget and follows procurement and purchasing guidelines. Serves on department, division or University committees.

10% - Essential - Crisis Management and Student Care:
Serves in weekly on-call rotation at first level of full-time staff response for all on-campus students. Makes decisions related to facilities and student concerns and emergencies. Provides support to undergraduate and graduate staff levels of on-call. Identifies safety and security issues in residential areas. Assists in the enforcement of Clemson and Housing safety and security policies. Partners with and provides assistance to CUPD. Manages CARE for assigned students in conjunction with the Office of Advocacy and Success, providing support and referral, and appropriately documenting interactions. Assist Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
with crisis management, and implementation of programs related to crisis management.

10% - Essential - Judicial Administration:
Receives and reviews all incident reports to ensure accuracy and proper documentation. Meets with students in role as conduct hearing officer to address behavior and impact to persons and the community; adjudicates University Housing violations (and Code of Conduct violations, as applicable). Investigates individual and communal billing reports and assigns fines and sanctions. Ensures staff understands, upholds, and enforces University policies and procedures. Implements sanctions and monitors progress of students. Participates in student organizational cases.


A bachelor's degree and experience in student services programs.


Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.


- Walk or move about
- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself


- Noise
- Overnight Travel


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 05 ($ 32,838.00 - $ 60,760.00)


March 14, 2017


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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