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199052 - Residential Hall Director-Student Activities Coordinator

Clark University

November 21, 2018
Job location:
Worcester, Massachusetts


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Higher Education Institution
Other Staff/Administrative, Residence Life, Staff/Administrative
Required suitable education


Clark University
Residential Hall Director-Student Activities Coordinator (199052)
Residential Life & Housing
Full time, 40 hours, 11 months
Clark University seeks a live-in professional and essential member of the Student Affairs team to serve as Residential Hall Director-Student Activities Coordinator. This position is responsible for managing and supervising the day-to-day community development and operations of a combination of up to 450 first-year and upper-class students. The position reports to the Director of Campus Life for Residential Life & Housing and supervises 9-15 paraprofessional Resident Advisers.
Hall Directors are expected to challenge, support, and mentor students on a everyday basis; work schedules are intentionally flexible to allow for staff to connect with students when they are most active, not only during traditional work day hours. Clark University is seeking individuals who embody our motto of “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” and who can support students through Clark’s “Liberal Education and Effective Practice” (LEEP) Learning Model.
tasks and Job responsibilities:
   » Supervise, train and evaluate 9-15 Resident Advisers.
   » Under the leadership abilities of the Director, develop, implement and enhance a comprehensive Residential practice model.
   » Serve as a University Hearing agent to conduct first level student disciplinary proceedings.
   » Serve as on?call staff person for the residential community on a rotating basis with the other professional staff members. This includes responding to various policy infractions and incidents both on foot and/or in a low speed electric vehicle, which is provided by the University as needed.
   » Be aware of and address student problems and assist students on an individual and group basis regarding personal, academic, and housing-related concerns. Share information about issues to other staff and offices, as appropriate.
   » Conduct weekly staff meetings and regular one-on-one meetings with Resident Advisers to share information and discuss student and Hall/House related problems.
   » Provide leadership abilities for students and staff to initiate, im­plement, and evaluate educational, social, recreational, and community service programs for residen­tial students. Actively encourage faculty and staff involvement. Implement and attend programs to provide maximum visibility in Halls.
   » Manage professional development, staff development, and hall programming budgets.
   » Coordinate staff efforts to effectively serve as a liaison between residents and Physical Plant/University Police.
   » Act as liaison to the Director of Campus Life for Residential Life & Housing regarding housing and staffing related issues, i.e. duty schedules, room assignment, room changes, damage billing, opening and closings, room condition cards, housing lottery, etc.
   » Act as a liaison to the adjunct Director of Campus Life in planning and implementing RA training programs, in?service training programs, RA socials and appreciation events, RA evaluations, RA Hiring processes, etc.
   » Other tasks as assigned.
Collateral Assignments: Student Activities
   » Working with the Director of Campus Life for Student leadership abilities & Programming (SLP), support student organizations and their events.
   » Assist the Director of SLP with planning and implementation of major traditional events.
   » Program advise an assigned group of student clubs and organizations.
   » Assist with the marketing and promotion of student events.
   » Facilitate in the new club creation process and communications.
   » Other projects to be determined by the Director of SLP.
   » Collateral assignments are subject to change located on departmental and divisional needs.
Appropriate qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, required; Master’s preferred.
   » Previous residential life practice at the RA or professional level, required.
   » Flexible and adaptable; high-energy approach to student development and proven capability to engage students.
   » Strong customer service and communication expertise.
   » capability to work autonomously.
   » Proficient with Microsoft Office; possess basic budgeting expertise.
   » A strong knowledge of student development is essential.
All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 11-month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.
Review of applications will begin December 5, 2018. income will be commensurate with expertise and practice. Please email résumé and cover letter to E-Mail: .
candidates must reference Job code 199052 in the subject line to be considered for this position.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Internal Number: 199052

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About Clark University
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-located research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. Information technology is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and knowledge through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University's engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University's pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.

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