Residence Hall Director
Reporting to the Director of Housing and Residential Life, the Hall Director is responsible for providing a supportive living and learning environment for students of the University while working cooperatively in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff members. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate success working with college students with a progressive and educational focus. This is a 10 month live-in position. Starting salary for this position will be $33,894.
A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant Residential Life or Student Affairs experience is required along with the ability to relate effectively to resident college students and staff. A Master's Degree is preferred. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. When applying for the position please email a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Eastern Connecticut State University
Wood SSC, Room 241
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
Please see below for a full description of the position.
EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF HOUSING/
RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR
RANK: ADMINISTRATOR 2
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs and the immediate direction of the Director of Housing and Residential Life, the Hall Director is responsible for providing a satisfactory living and learning environment for students of the University while working cooperatively in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff members. This is a 10-month live-in position.
I. Student Development
A. Through direct interaction and involvement; works to enhance the development of students in all aspects of residential life.
B. Acts as a general resources person who provides and refers students for additional services as needed.
C. Provides academic support under the supervision of the Office of Student Affairs.
D. Works cooperatively with the Offices of Housing and Residential Life and Judicial Affairs to enforce University rules and regulations.
E. Works with the Office of Judicial Affairs in reporting Code of Conduct violations and adjudicating assigned cases while also preparing records for the judicial system as required.
F. Acts as advisor to the Residence Hall Association as assigned building(s) and assists association with monitoring their budget.
G. Plans, promotes, and implements residence hall programs and initiatives that aid in the academic and personal success of students.
H. Provides residential students with appropriate academic, vocational, personal, social, and disciplinary counseling.
A. Is aware of the physical condition of the area, reports property damage and physical plan problems and informs the Housing Office whether routine custodial work is being performed satisfactorily.
B. Supervises student staff in routine room inspection and performs an inspection of entire area physical plant prior to Thanksgiving Vacation, Spring Vacation, and before the last week of classes in each semester. The Hall Director, in cooperation with the Director of Housing and Residential Life, will perform a final inspection of the physical plant subsequent to departure of all residents.
C. Maintains inventory of all furniture and equipment assigned to the residential area and reports any missing or damaged equipment immediately. The Hall Director will direct and assist the R.A. Staff and other University Staff in maintaining the facilities in an orderly fashion.
D. Is responsible for changes in room assignments within the hall, during the semester.
E. Shall provide assigned office hours and scheduled after-hours/weekend coverage as assigned by the Director of Housing and Residential Life.
F. Works with the Office of Student Activities to promote residential and campus-wide events within the residential area.
G. Handles other administrative duties such as: key assignments, ordering new keys, requesting rekeying of rooms, door access control, etc.
H. Supervises distribution of campus information and distribution of mail to residents.
I. Prepares housing registration and assignment information for billing.
J. Develops work schedules for Resident Assistants, Office Assistants, and Duty Assistants within guidelines established.
K. Administers and monitors assigned Residential Life budgets.
L. Prepares reports as needed.
M. Represents Housing & Residential Life, the Division of Student Affairs and the University by serving on committees and by attending conferences, workshops and meetings on or off-campus as needed.
N. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.
Qualifications: Ability to relate effectively to resident college students and staff. A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant Residential Life or Student Affairs experience is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
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Coordinator of The Women’s Center
Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university, seeks to fill the Coordinator of The Women’s Center position. Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, the Coordinator will be responsible for providing leadership in developing programs and services for female students with a special emphasis on promoting their development to its fullest academic and personal potential.
The coordinator will develop faculty, staff and student awareness and support for women within the university through participation in campus planning activities and campus committees, as well as serving as a campus resource for women's issues.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in women’s studies, counseling, student development, higher education or a related field required. Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of issues significant to women in diverse communities; knowledge of laws related to women’s issues and expertise in the theory and practice of college student development are expected, along with a minimum three years administrative and program development experience in higher education.
Recognized and proven ability to coordinate a large multifaceted program and working collaboratively with faculty and staff exhibiting a sensitivity toward traditionally underrepresented groups (such as students of color, and GLBT students). Strong written and communication skills required. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and three letters of recommendation as electronic attachments to Karen Mason at email@example.com.
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EASTERN is an AA/EEO employer. Women, members of protected classes and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.