Assistant Director of Residence Life and Intercultural Life

Mount Vernon, Linn County
Mar 28, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Director of Residence Life and Intercultural Life. This position will serve as a live-in area coordinator with responsibility for supervising the day-to-day community development and operations of one to three residential buildings and for assisting the departments of Intercultural Life and Residence Life with programming, policies and services. This position will assist with campus inclusion and diversity education initiatives for students and faculty and staff members. This position will supervise 13-15 0.5 FTE student employees, serve as administrative conduct hearing officer, participate in rotating on-call coverage, and assist in crisis/emergency intervention. Responsibilities also include assisting students with resolving interpersonal conflicts, mentoring individual students and advising student organizations, and supporting resident assistants and student organization leaders. Cornell College: Cornell College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 1,100 students distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. One Course At A Time offers unparalleled academic rigor and focus, flexibility for experiential study, and highly personalized mentoring—attracting a diverse student body that is intellectually curious, academically motivated, adventurous, and passionate. Cornell is one of 40 colleges featured in “Colleges That Change Lives,” was identified by the New York Times as one of 20 "stealth powerhouse" colleges, and is one of only 270 colleges in the United States to host an active chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell was the first campus named entirely to the National Historic Register. It is located in the picturesque town of Mount Vernon, Iowa– a town distinguished by its vibrant local art scene and recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns.” Qualifications: Master’s degree in college student personnel, counseling, social work or related field with student affairs experience preferred; candidates with Bachelor’s degrees should have significant experience in residence life and intercultural life. Experience with or knowledge of student life at a small, residential liberal arts college is preferred. Night and weekend hours should be expected. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to: Email (preferred): Mail: Cornell College Attn: Human Resources 600 First Street SW Mount Vernon, IA 52314 Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.