Resident Director - Academic Initiatives (MVCC Dormitory Corporation)

Utica, New York
Jul 29, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Community College


Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in Residence Life or a closely related Student Affairs area, as a student or professional required.

Master’s degree and one (1) year of experience as an instructor, advisor, or student tutor preferred.


The Resident Director – Academic Initiatives (MVCC Dormitory Corporation) is a member of the student-centered professional team responsible for providing overall daily management, leadership and direction for all on-campus housing services.  The Resident Director – Academic Initiatives specializes in providing academic support that fosters academic engagement and student retention.  This is a live-on position.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Provides leadership for Residence Hall Academic Initiatives;

Directly supervises, develops, trains and evaluates student staff in their academic programming requirements;

Serves as a supplemental Conduct Officer as needed; Investigates and sanctions, if appropriate, violations of Residence Hall policy;

Alternates emergency coverage (weekday/weekend; 24 hour) for Residence Halls as "Director on Duty;"

Provides general support/counsel/mediation assistance to individual residents and groups within the complex.  Refers to professional counseling as necessary.

Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a live-on position. Official academic transcripts are required at the time of hire. The MVCC Dormitory Corporation does not discriminate. The MVCC Dormitory Corporation is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program.

Review Start Date: 6/12/2017

Review of applications will begin on the review start date and will continue until successful candidates have been identified.