Residential Hall Director - Housing Operations Coordinator 199879
Clark University seeks a live-in professional and essential member of the Student Affairs team to serve as the Residential Hall Director-Housing Operations Coordinator who 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. This position reports to the Director of Campus Life for Residential Life & Housing (RLH) and supervises 9-12 paraprofessional Resident Advisers. The Residential Hall Director will also work in a collateral role with the Director of RLH to plan and execute housing operations, including hall openings and closings, room selection and assignment, housing portals management, and social media. Duties and Responsibilities The Residential Hall Director – Housing Operations 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 – Housing Operations Coordinator 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, support 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 Housing Operations include planning and executing housing operations (hall openings and closings, key disbursement and collections, room selection and assignment processes and assisting with the management of housing portals. This position will also assist with the development and promotion of summer conferencing. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must reference Job code 199879 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.