Residence Director

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Job Title: Residence Director
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224548
About Us

Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

Job Summary The full-time, live-in Residence Director (RD) will assist the Assistant Director of University Housing and Residence Life in managing the co-educational residential and supervises 17 Resident Assistants. The RD is responsible for managing student staff’s use of the eRezlife staff management and engagement platform, oversees in-hall programming, and advises the Laker Village Council. This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), with significant student and campus responsibilities. This position is classified as an FLSA exempt position and is comparable to a Hall Director, Resident Director, Community Director, etc., on their campuses.

Responsibilities Academic and Community Development Programming – 40%

Coordinate with the Assistant Director to provide student-staff training and directives to Resident Assistant staff.Refer residents for academic skills assistance, including tutoring, advisement, counseling, and/or career guidance.Create and maintain communities that are welcoming and accepting of people of all backgrounds, statuses, and identities.Initiate, support, and collaborate in the creation and ongoing administration of theme communities when appropriate.

Supervision and Advisement – 35%

Provide direct supervision to 17 live-in student staffEnsure daily contact with the student staff to exchange information, discussion of ideas, problem-solving, advising in regards to working with residents and miscellaneous needs.Oversee programming and in-service requirements for student staff to create an optimal learning environment.Serve as the advisor to the Laker Village council, including attendance at meetings, attendance at programs and activities, and budget management

Administration -- 15%

Maintain accurate and updated information regarding residence hall occupancy.Assist in the supervision of an orderly and efficient opening and closing of the residence hall.Assists with summer residential camps and conferences and performs other duties as needed.

Crisis Response and Management – 10%

Participate in an on-call system providing emergency/critical incident assistance to students in the halls in accordance with CSU and University Housing and Residence Life emergency procedures.Support and respond to issues related to students of concern, their guests, and family members during and after regular business hours.Adjudicate low-level student conduct cases of concernRequired Qualifications Bachelor's and prior Residence Life experience required. Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field preferred.

Required Documents to Attach

Interested applicants, please attach a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to the Clayton State University job posting.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse constituents including parents, faculty and staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent computer skills in Windows/Microsoft Office environment.

Apply Before Date

Apply before 3/31/2021.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.




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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 7/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time