Residence Hall Director (ANTICIPATED) (Evergreen)

Cornell University  |  Ithaca, NY

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Job Overview

Posted February 11, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Director (ANTICIPATED) (Evergreen)

Onsite Event Position ID: 2045
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Leadership Development/Programs
Location: Ithaca, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 25722
Application Deadline: 04/13/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$40,600 - $40,600
Additional Compensation:
Free bus pass Free parking $1450 meal plan Great benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs
Benefits
Salary Range:
$40,600 - $40,600
Additional Compensation:
Free bus pass Free parking $1450 meal plan Great benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Position Description

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Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time. 

Student and Campus Live and the Office of Housing and Residential Life Programs are committed to providing a residential experience of the highest quality for each of our residents. Residential Programs provides a safe, inclusive, and purposeful living and learning environment aligned with the university’s learning goals to support students holistically.

Paramount to achieving our mission is advocacy for academic inquiry, student development, respect for the individual, and the promotion of just communities. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, residential experience designed to educate, challenge and develop our students. The department’s unique programs create a dynamic work environment, resulting in career growth through valuable professional experiences. Our Residential Programs include: 75 Faculty Fellows programming actively with students and Residence Hall Directors, 8 Cooperative houses, 8 Faculty-in-Residence interacting with a community of students and staff, Graduate and professional student housing, 10 Themed Houses, with foci on ethnicity, culture, arts, music, and ecology, award-winning residential governance, a focused First-Year Residential Experience on North Campus, intentionality to the upper-class and transfer student experience in Collegetown, collaborative opportunities with other campus departments outside Residential and New Student Programs, and funded professional development opportunities.

The Residence Hall Director (RHD) position for first-year halls provides community and program development, administrative management, and support for 280-450 undergraduate students. The RHD is responsible for facilitating and supporting faculty-student interaction, student development, and to select, supervise, train and evaluate 5-10 student staff members. Additionally, the RHD will work collaboratively with one Faculty in Residence and/or a group of Faculty Fellows. The RHD must demonstrate strong programming skills- with particular enthusiasm for working with students in their first year at Cornell. All candidates must have the ability to work with a diverse student population, be flexible, and exercise good judgment with sound decision-making skills.


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required. Experience in residential administration, community development and supervision required.
  • 1-2 years full-time experience with student affairs program planning and implementation; background and knowledge in developing student learning outcomes.
  • Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Student Personnel/Higher Education or closely related field is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in using a variety of basic and advanced business/technical programs/applications to perform responsibilities involving data management and analysis.

Application Information

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