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Community Director

Company: Fayetteville State University
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities: The Residence Life program is designed to provide an environment that supports students in their academic pursuits, encourages interpersonal development, and offers opportunities for individual growth and challenge. To provide a quality of life for on-campus students through a clean, safe, educational environment. Responsible for the overall leadership and management of all residence halls, the assignments of rooms, occupancy status of halls, housekeeping needs, maintenance concerns, and budgets, including operating and programming.

Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enable students to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sense of interdependence, and prepare them for responsible service as members of the global community.

The Community Director is a full-time, entry level live-in position with administrative and supervision responsibilities for a residential environment serving approximately 100-400 students.--

This is a three (3) year time limited position.

This position reports to the Associate Director for Residence Life. In addition to the salary listed below, a partially furnished efficiency apartment with utilities is included. Description of Work Continued:

  • Coordinate, plan, evaluate, and oversee the implementation of educational, academic, and cultural programming and other supportive resources that will help students persist to graduation from the University by collaborating with other departments, staff, faculty, and student group;
  • Maintains accurate student records, building occupancy information and facility management files
  • Manages residence hall facility matters to include: conducting regular facility inspections, following up on maintenance requests and communicating facility expectations with students
  • Advise Hall Council and encourage the organization and its leaders as they seek to enhance the quality of life in the residence hall;
  • Work to prevent crisis situations, respond appropriately to confidential matters, and provide appropriate referrals to other University departments/resources as needed;
  • Work closely in developing programming activities for the building with the assistance of the Resident Assistant staff;
  • Directly supervise assigned paraprofessional staff and student employees
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings and one on one meetings.
  • Support the efforts of Housing and Residence Life's student leadership organizations including, but not limited to, RHA (Residence Hall Association), NRHH (National Residence Hall Honorary).
  • Provide academic, career, and personal advising for students living in the residence halls;
  • Serve in an on-call duty rotation along with other live-in staff;
  • Serve as a judicial hearing officer for contractual and/or conduct related student incidents;
  • Serve on one to two functional area committees throughout the academic year including, but not limited to, housing recruitment, staff selection, staff training, academic development, staff development, social justice, and student leadership.
  • Complete one to two summer assignments including, but not limited to, summer housing, summer conferences, orientation, student leadership, and living learning community initiatives.
  • Serve as a liaison for communication between residents, staff, and central office;
  • Provides assistance with all recruiting, admissions, and retention efforts.
  • Other duties as determined by supervisor. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field or Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years' experience in Residence Life. Knowledge skills and abilities: Preferred Qualifications:
    • Candidates who have or are seeking a master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field Demonstrated skills in leadership development, crisis intervention, group dynamics, community development, teaching, presenting, and programming in a residence hall environment. Special Instructions to Applicants: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate. EEO Statement: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).--
      Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Veteran's Statement Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
      • * What is your highest level of completed education?
        • High School/GED
        • Associates Degree
        • Bachelors Degree
        • Masters Degree
        • Doctoral/Professional/PhD
        • * Please describe any previous residence life experience. (Open Ended Question)
          • * Do you have any experience working in a college/university or residential setting?
            • Yes
            • No
            • Unsure
            • * If yes, please specify what area(s) and how many years. (Open Ended Question) Constituent Institution of The University of North Carolina.

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