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Residence Director for Corr and Villa Theresa Halls
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 3,500 Students|
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.
Essential duties and responsibilities are responsible for the oversight, management and operation of an underclass residential area of campus, serves as a critical leader in fostering a campus culture in which differences are embraced and works to advance the College’s mission of diversity and inclusion, oversees and manages the Residence Life student Desk Attendant program under the guidance of the Residence Life administrative assistant. This includes hiring, training and supervising a staff of 25-30 undergraduate students, supervises 8 paraprofessional staff members in the area and provides continuous direction, support, and feedback through regular one-on-one meetings, familiarizes self with the students in assigned residential area and shows concern for each resident’s welfare. Refers students to appropriate campus resources, supervises the programming efforts of Resident Assistants in his/her residence area. Personally supports and attends these programs, manages the Community Associate and Pastoral Resident programs in the area, advises the Hall Council in the area, supports Residence Hall Association initiatives and events, collaborates with Campus Ministry to support and advise opportunities for faith development in the residence halls, interprets and enforces college policies and participates in a formal professional staff on-call rotation, facilitates conduct meetings under the direction of the Community Standards office, oversees the physical maintenance of the residence area and communicates maintenance needs to Facilities Management, responsible for the opening and closing of the residence halls at the start and end of each break, assists with Head Resident Assistant and Resident Assistant recruitment, selection, and training, attends and participates in professional staff training. Assists with the facilitation and implementation as requested, assists with the communication, implementation and management of the Housing Selection and Assignment process, participates as a member of the College community in events and activities as requested. These can include Skyhawk Welcome Days, Student Engagement Programs, Convocation, Commencement Weekend and Athletic games, enhances communication between the Residence Life department and other campus offices through regular interaction and formal interdepartmental meetings, participates in Residence Life weekly department meetings and individual supervisory meetings with the Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life, assists with the long-range planning of the Residence Life Office, performs a secondary assignment as determined by the central office staff and personal strengths and interests, advises a Student Government Association Class committee. Attends Student Engagement and Student Government meetings, events and trainings as requested, and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Supervision, programming and student development experience in a Residence Life program required. Outstanding oral and written communication skills are critical. Demonstrated commitment to embracing and advancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of campus life is necessary. Experiential learning skills highly desired. Additionally, the Residence Director must understand and support the Catholic mission and values of a Catholic, Liberal Arts College
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Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
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