Resident Director

Husson University
Bangor, Maine
Closing date
Sep 18, 2021

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Student Affairs, Residence Life

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The role of the Resident Director is to assist in creating and maintaining a positive, student-centered community within the residence halls. This includes the establishment of programs and services which foster respect, dignity, collegiality and civility among residential students, in unison with the ethics and spirit of the College's Mission.

• Live-in professional position within a specified campus residence facility.
• Manage all residence hall operations within his/her assigned area including, but not limited to: student programming, housing assignments/room changes, key inventory, damage billing, check-in/check-out, maintenance/housekeeping requests, furniture inventory and coordination of replacements/repairs, and Health and Safety Inspections.
• Participate in the on-call duty rotation.
• Supervise and mentor Resident Assistants (para-professionals) within his/her residential area.
• Serve as a conduct officer for assigned resident students.
• Serve on the Emergency Planning Committee.
• Work collaborativley with campus offices and establish appropriate relationships with students, staff, and faculty.
• Provide/Utilize conflict resolution/crisis management skills.
• Participate in various Central Office functions including, but not limited to, Housing Assignment Process, Student Program Development, and specified Central Office hours coverage.
• Assist with the coordination of summer camps and conferences.
• Participate in Student Life and campus wide events (i.e., Orientation, Homecoming, Commencement, and others).
• Serve on divisional and/or campus wide committees as requested (students of concern, Title IX).
• Additional functions by skill/interest:
o Coordinate/ supervise late night/weekend programming (in cooperation with Assistant Director of Student Activities).
o Coordinate welcome weekend activities and serve as liaison for orientation programs.
o Coordinate student staff selection, training, and development.
o Serve a a Student Conduct Code Investigator.

o Social Media outreach
o Oversee building wide programming budget Education: Bachelor's Degree; Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or related field preferred. Experience: a minimum of two years of experience in residence life/student affairs or related field. Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Experience with data management, Microsoft Office applications, and staff supervision is beneficial. Strong organizational/management skills and an ability to adapt and respond to changing needs of students and the University is necessary.



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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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