Residential Hall Director - Student Activities Coordinator 199052

Worcerster Massachusetts
May 19, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University seeks a live-in professional and essential member of the Student Affairs team to serve as Residential Hall Director-Housing Operations Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Campus Life for Residential Life & Housing (RLH), this position is responsible for managing the day-to-day community development and operations of a combination of up to 400 first-year and upper-class students and supervising 9-12 paraprofessional Resident Advisers. The Residential Hall Director-Student Activities Coordinator will also work in a collateral role with the Director of Campus Life for Student Leadership & Programming (SLP) to support student organizations and their events on campus. Duties and Responsibilities The Residential Hall Director – Student Activities Coordinator is expected to challenge, support and mentor students on a daily basis, and work schedules are intentionally flexible to allow for staff to connect with students when they are most active, not only during traditional work day hours. Clark University is looking for individuals who embody our motto of “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” and who can support students through Clark’s “Liberal Education and Effective Practice” (LEEP) Learning Model. Included in a range of responsibilities, the Residential Hall Director will conduct weekly staff meetings and regular one-on-one meetings with Resident Advisers to share information and discuss student and Hall/House related problems, promote professional development, manage staff development and hall programming budgets, and act as a liaison to the Assistant Director of Campus Life in planning and implementing training programs, socials and events. Responsibilities specific to Student Leadership & Programming include working with the Director of SLP to support student organizations and their events, assist the Director of SLP with planning, implementation, marketing and promotion of major traditional events, program advise an assigned group of student clubs and organizations, as well as other duties as assigned. All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree is preferred) and strong communication skills, as well as an understanding of student development and previous residential life experience at the RA or professional level. The candidate will also have a demonstrated record of supporting and advocating for students of color and/or first generation college students and an ability to apply an intersectional lens to this work. Technical qualifications include proficiency in Microsoft Office software and basic budgeting skills. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 10-month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin May 29. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to Applicants must reference Job code 199052 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities-inclusive of all women-to apply.