Santa Clara UniversitySanta Clara, CA United States
$50,266 - $57,773 Annual;; commensurate with experience
A. POSITION PURPOSE
Resident Directors work collaboratively as part of the Leadership Team of a Residential Learning Community (RLC). The Leadership Team of each RLC consists of a Faculty Director(s), a Spirituality Facilitator(s), an Assistant Resident Director(s), and a Resident Director. Under the coordination of the Resident Director, the Leadership Team facilitates the implementation of an RLC program that reflects the Jesuit mission of the University, namely the development of the whole person, and promotes a supportive and inclusive environment that encourages the academic, social, and spiritual growth of each student. In addition, the Resident Director serves in a collaborative role with Residence Life staff in overall program development.
Due to the live-in nature and high visibility of the position, it is essential that Resident Directors model the values of a Jesuit, Catholic university and demonstrate the Department of Residence Life's commitment to the mission of Santa Clara University.
Position is a full-time, 12-month; three year fixed term position ending June 24, 2023 and requires flexibility of work hours, including work performed on weekends and evenings.
B. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT
STUDENT SAFETY AND WELFARE
HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE OPERATIONS
C. PROVIDES WORK DIRECTION
• Provides work direction to 1-2 Assistant Resident Directors, 6-12 Community Facilitators, 5-10 Desk Assistants.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.
This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.
• Knowledge of the Jesuit mission of the University, strategic initiatives, and major developmental issues of students at a highly selective, multicultural, residential university.
• Knowledge of student development theory and philosophy of Residential Learning Community concepts.
• Knowledge of housing functions essential; experience working with housing assignments and facility related issues, including room changes and maintenance requests.
• Experience adjudicating policy violations; knowledge of conduct philosophy.
• Experience supervising others in a complex and dynamic environment.
• Experience advising volunteer student groups.
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve difficult problems and make well-reasoned and principled decisions on a variety of issues and situations.
• Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts utilizing counseling and arbitration skills.
• Demonstrated tolerance for ambiguity and extensive consultation to build consensus and to earn student, faculty and administrative support.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and effectively in both written and verbal form with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Master's degree required; Higher Education, Counseling, Organizational Leadership or a similar program preferred.
5. Years of Experience
Minimum of 1-2 years post undergraduate residential life experience; previous professional experience preferred.
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- Start Date: No Start Date
- Education: Master's Degree Required
- Work Experience: 1 - 3 years
- Part/Full Time: Full-Time
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