Nature of Responsibilities:
Establish and sustain positive residence hall living communities that are inclusive, built on values of mutual respect and self-responsibility; and which promote and celebrate learning as a cornerstone of the residential and university experience.
Specific Duties % of Effort
1. Supervise and assess the job performance of assigned staff members (including 1-4 Graduate Residents and 10-21 Resident Assistants). Monitor performance in building positive communities with emphasis on forming individual connections with residents and elevating the intellectual climate of the residential community. 25%
2. Develop and sustain living environments that celebrate learning as an integral focus of residential and university experience. Opportunity to serve as a pre-major (with approval of Dean for Advising) and contribute to academic advising teams. Create opportunities for meaningful faculty-student interaction. Forge collaborations with Faculty-In-Residence, Faculty Associates, FOCUS and other faculty-centered initiatives that foster seamless integration of learning as a cornerstone of the residential experience. 20%
3. Provide assistance, advice and support for students in crisis. This includes first response On-Call duty coverage (a24-hour per day, seven days per week commitment) for university residences, as scheduled. Support the residential community in ways that attend to the well being of its members, including mediating student disputes and providing emergency support for the residential community when in residence. 20%
4. Develop and implement initiatives that promote the establishment and sustainability of positive communities that are characterized by inclusion, mutual respect and celebration of learning. Promote and support opportunities for student self-governance, including engaged house/quad councils and selective living groups. 10%
5. Educate students about community expectations and standards (rules and regulations); interpret as needed. Serve as adjunct conduct officer per established protocols. 10%
6. Provide stewardship for facility and financial resources and perform administrative responsibilities as needed to support major RHDRL responsibilities. Administer assigned programming and staff development budgets. Serve on departmental committees. Manage space reservation process for assigned residences. Provide management coverage for area office when needed. 10%
7. Perform related duties as assigned or required to meet departmental, division-wide and goals and objectives. 5%
Required Minimum Qualifications
1. Earned Master's Degree by effective date of appointment.
2. Commitment to providing an exceptional learning-centered residential experience.
3. Strong planning and organization skills.
4. Ability to develop and sustain positive living communities.
5. Thorough understanding of student and personal development theories and practice.
6. Excellent ability to manage crisis situations.
7. Ability to work comfortably in an environment that includes degrees of ambiguity, and which require exercising professional judgment.
8. Superior communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal).
9. Strong ability to establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships.
Specific Skills and Competencies
1. Work experience as a residential life staff member. Priority consideration given to candidates with at least one year full-time experience in residential life or related area.
2. Experience working collaboratively with faculty, especially in the development and delivery of programs outside the classroom setting.
3. Work experience in living-learning and/or themed communities.
4. Experience supervising student paraprofessional staff.
5. Experience advising student groups.
6. Lived previously in campus housing.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Must live in assigned apartment.
2. Must respond to community needs as required.
3. Must use dining allowance to promote student and/or staff and/or faculty interaction.
4. Must complete university safety-related courses including driving certification which requires employee to obtain a NC state driver's license.
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Full Time / Part Time
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.