Residence Director

Other Institution  |  Fort Collins, CO

Login to Apply

Job Overview

Posted about 3 weeks ago

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Director

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Positions Available: 4
Institution Type: Other,
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 364
Application Deadline: 01/30/2017

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary range: $40,000 - $48,000. Meal plan and furnished two-bedroom apartment provided. Partial meal plan provided to partners/spouses and children (depending on age). Spouse, family, and/or adult guest are able to live in the apartment. Pet friendly policy. CSU offers domestic partner benefits.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary range: $40,000 - $48,000. Meal plan and furnished two-bedroom apartment provided. Partial meal plan provided to partners/spouses and children (depending on age). Spouse, family, and/or adult guest are able to live in the apartment. Pet friendly policy. CSU offers domestic partner benefits.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Residence Directors work as part of the Residence Life Team in service to students. Residence Life works to foster a residential environment that fulfills the goals and vision of the Office of Residence Life Mission Statement: To create safe and inclusive learning communities that support, challenge, and inspire all students to be ethical leaders and citizens in a diverse society. Additionally, to support Residence Life Pillars: Connections, Diversity & Social Justice, Learning, Leadership Development and Professional Development. Residence Directors are full-time Master’s level 12-month live-in staff members who provide a holistic approach to working with students and guests in a variety of areas in their lives including personal and academic concerns. Each Residence Director, possibly in collaboration with a graduate-level Assistant Residence Director, will coordinate and administer all aspects of a residence life program in one residence hall/residential complex, possibly including the development and support of a Residential Learning Community.

Responsibilities associated with this student-centered position may include the following:

  • creating connections and implementing a student development program within a residence hall/residential complex of approximately 400-900 students
  • selecting, training, supervising and evaluating graduate and undergraduate student staff
  • coordinating a Residential Learning Community (RLC) with staff, students, and faculty
  • mentoring students related to academic success
  • developing and nurturing student leaders
  • advising student organizations
  • developing and implementing programs
  • adjudicating student conduct hearings
  • providing individual assistance to students
  • coordinating summer housing operations
  • other duties as assigned

The selected candidate will be well-organized and able to work well under pressure with multiple and consistently changing priorities. To be successful in this position, the Residence Director must have excellent interpersonal and written communication, organization, administrative skills, and supervision experience. An expressed and demonstrated commitment to diversity & social justice and student development is critical for this position.

As an administrative official of the University, the Residence Director will be under the supervision of a Residence Life Central Staff Member. This position includes working with diverse groups of students, staff, guests, and customers such as non-traditionally aged; gender diverse; religiously diverse; international; persons with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender; persons of color; and socio-economic status.


Job Requirements

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or a related field by start date
  • Demonstrated commitment to student and community development
  • Previous supervision experience (minimum of 9 months)
  • Previous Residence Life live-in experience

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity & social justice
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic success (i.e., working with residential learning communities, faculty members, academically focused programs/initiatives, etc)
  • Student conduct experience
  • Crisis management experience

As a live-in position, there may be some weekend and evening responsibilities.

Application Information

To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/41113 First review of applications will be in early February, and applications will be accepted until position(s) are filled; for full consideration materials must be submitted by January 31, 2017. If you have questions about the position or search process please contact Lauren Shulman at Lauren.Shulman@colostate.edu.

Log in to Apply
View all jobs for Other Institution View All Jobs

Recommended Reading

Expand your career path by adding knowledge each step of the way.


  • The Waiting Game

    So it’s been two weeks since TPE Onsite, and you STILL haven’t heard anything. Don’t fret! Here are some reasons why you may not have heard back.


    Read More »

  • This whole job search thing moves fast! And, it can be quite exhausting. So, I’ve found it to be highly important to take care of myself and attend to my wellness through this journey.


    Read More »

  • It’s important that you conduct extensive research about the school. Remember that you are interviewing the school as much as they are interviewing you. Here are a few reminders as you move to the next phase of your job search!


    Read More »

  • TPE Onsite is here! Like many other grads gearing up for TPE Onsite in San Antonio, I’m nervous and anxious. Know that we’re all going to do great! There are more than enough positions for everyone. Here are a few tips and advice to navigate the TPE Onsite event.


    Read More »