Community Director Residence Education, Residential & Hospitality Services

East Lansing, MI
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 5088

Internal Posting Date: 03-08-2017

Internal Closing Date: 03-14-2017

External Closing Date: 04-24-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Community Director Residence Education

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers:

Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: Residential & Hospitality Services

Primary Department: 10078974 WEST CIRCLE BUILDING

Position Employee Group: Res Advisor-ASRA

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Variable

Varied Work Hours (if applicable): This position is in an on-call duty response rotation, and also will have weekend and evening responsibilities based upon academic and housing calendar requirements.

Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information: This is an off-date position funded until June 30, 2018

Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 13

Position Summary: The Community Director provides leadership, management, supervision, and development for a residence hall or apartment community. The position provides high level customer service and creates a community that fosters academic excellence and personal growth for its residents. This position also promotes an inclusive living learning environment and partners with a diverse group of staff, students, and faculty to develop and implement programs that promote the mission of the University. Responsible for a variety of administrative, operational and conferences functions associated with the management of the residence hall/apartment community.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a Masters' degree in a human services related field, such as in Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field; one to three years of full time related and progressively more responsible or expansive professional experience as a director in a residence hall or apartment community; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated skills of leadership and communication, maturity, a well-developed sense of responsibility, sensitivity to individual differences, a positive self-concept, an understanding of how to promote student learning and academic success, and an obvious interest and enthusiasm for working with students.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Other Document

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year:

Web Address for Posting:

Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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