Residence Hall Director

Alfred, NY
Jun 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Professional

Department: Residential Services

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: Mar 31, '17

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Residential Life team is a part of the Residential Services Department within the Division of Student Affairs at Alfred State. It is composed of a dedicated, student-oriented group of professionals who create an environment conducive to learning about one's self, community, and society. We provide learning opportunities, skill development, services, and personal contacts that foster successful, well-balanced and fulfilling life experiences for the students of Alfred State and our community.

Alfred State announces vacancies for Residence Directors for the 2017-2018 academic year. This live-in position includes weekend and evening hours and completion of an on duty coverage providing campus oversight for all residence halls. Residence Directors are also responsible for selection, training, and supervision of a residential student staff, community development within the living-learning environment, residence hall governance, coordination of residence halls residential curriculums, serving as liaison between students, faculty, and administrators with regard to college policies in residence across the campus, enforcement of community standards, the student code of conduct and other aspects of the disciplinary process, administration of college policies and residence hall operations, including opening and closing activities, demonstration of professionalism in interactions with all other campus constituencies and guests of the College, plus the promotion of campus activities and student/faculty initiatives.

Our Residence Directors also serve as program coordinators throughout the Division of Student Affairs where they receive programmatic experiences ranging from: planning, program management, administration, program and event implementation, and assessment. These roles provide our Residence Directors the opportunity to gain a wide breadth of experiences and develop Student Affairs competencies in addition to those developed in Residential Life. Our Residence Directors have served in role such as Coordinator of Student Engagement, Coordinator of Health and Wellness, Coordinator of Student Leadership Development, and many more in recent years.


We are looking for successful individuals who bring a positive outlook and upbeat attitude, and who enjoy interacting with college-age students. Master's prepared candidates are preferred. Candidates must possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree. Successful bachelor's candidates must enroll in master's-level coursework in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Counseling, Student Services or a related academic discipline within twelve months of employment

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


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