Community Director

Georgia College & State University  |  Milledgeville, GA

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Community Director

Onsite Event Position ID: 1846
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Milledgeville, GA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 29611

Benefits

Salary Range:
$32,000
Additional Compensation:
This is a 12-month live-in position. Furnished campus apartment, cable, Internet, and meal plan when dining services are in operation are included. Georgia College offers a competitive benefits package including tuition benefits, professional development opportunities and a great working environment.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Housing Pets:
Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$32,000
Additional Compensation:
This is a 12-month live-in position. Furnished campus apartment, cable, Internet, and meal plan when dining services are in operation are included. Georgia College offers a competitive benefits package including tuition benefits, professional development opportunities and a great working environment.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Community Director (formerly Hall Director) is the primary live-in administrator of a residence hall and responsible for all management functions necessary to provide a diverse group of students with a community in which they can live and learn comfortably and develop to their highest potential. The Community Director creates a diverse community environment conducive to academic and personal growth and reflecting the mission and philosophy of the Department of University Housing and Georgia College.

Key Functions:
Advising – Ability to build a safe and positive environment for staff and students.
• Responsible for facilitating a safe, comfortable, and positive environment in which students can achieve their academic and personal goals; promoting student and community development, while creating a physical and psychological environment conducive to academic success; and overseeing administrative functions.
• Promote student learning and the creation of a civil and respectful community.
• Advise community councils; responsible for creating positive community in the residence halls.

Supervision – Supervision of staff.
• Provide professional supervision and duty coverage for the residence program during and after normal university business hours and on weekends. On-call evening and weekend duty will be shared with other staff members.
• Assist in the recruitment, selection and evaluation of Community Advisors.
• Supervise and mentor student employees; provide initial counseling for at-risk individuals on a one-on-one basis and makes referrals as appropriate regarding a variety of issues.
• Interpret and enforce all administrative policies and procedures

Programming – Oversee residence hall programming and budgets.
• Assist with the coordination of several major programmatic aspects of residential life including but not exclusive to: Resident Student Association, CA Recruitment and Selection, CA Training, Staff Recognition, and Summer Conferences.
• Oversee residence hall and community development programming and budgets.

Conflict Resolution – Mediate conflicts between residents and staff.
• Assist staff with settling conflicts, problem solving, mediation and crisis management.
• Act as an administrative hearing officer for cases involving alleged student misconduct.
• Respond to emergency situations in a manner consistent with established procedures. Conduct follow-up on emergency situations as necessary and utilizes campus and community resources appropriately to address crisis situations.

Training – Implement staff training for student staff and student leaders.
• Assist in the development and implementation of the student staff training program.

Building Manager – Maintain the building in which you are assigned.
• Conduct tours of all assigned facilities each week and communicates regularly with maintenance staff and residents on repair and up-keep issues. 
• Review work order logs for assigned buildings and conduct follow-up on maintenance requests to ensure completion. 
• Address facilities issues that compromise the health and/or safety of the residents immediately and thoroughly.

Administrative Functions – Manage administrative tasks of the position.
• Complete various reports, forms, and other documents as needed; manage housing assignments for you assigned hall.
• Participate in special projects and committees as assigned; encouraged to actively participate in 
University Committees. 
• Attend professional staff meetings and training sessions.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required. Two or more years experience as an Resident/Community Assistant, Assistant Residence Hall Director, Residence Hall Director, or Graduate Assistant in Residence Life including programming, student conduct, and the supervision of student workers is required.

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