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|Onsite Event Position ID:||1846|
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 8,000 Students|
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.
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
• Attend professional staff meetings and training sessions.
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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As a registered TPE Onsite candidate, The Placement Exchange invites you to participate in an pre-TPE event session for additional preparation, early onsite access, and advice on the TPE experience.
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