The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Residential Life/Learning Communities. Reporting to the Director of Residential Life/Learning Communities, the Assistant Director of Residential Life/Learning Communities is responsible for implementing the residential curriculum, departmental assessment, supervising professional staff members, overseeing the Resident Assistant program and leading department committees including training, selection, RA Conference, recognition and assessment.
Residential Curriculum: Implement the residential developmental curriculum, Living Learning Communities, early warning efforts and departmental assessment efforts. Resident Assistant Program: Leadership and oversight of the resident assistant program including human resources functions, training, the RA Conference, the RA class, and personnel matters. Resident Director Program: Supervision and development of the resident director staff, including human resources functions. Central Staff: Serve as a member of central staff team and participate in an on-call rotation. Serve as a collaborative partner with other offices to contribute to student success. Chair departmental committees. Serve as a crisis manager.
Required Qualifications Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, education or a related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; three years full-time professional experience in Residential Life; minimum one year supervision of professional staff; demonstrated experience developing and measuring student learning and programmatic outcomes; excellent oral and written communication skills; evidence of commitment to creating an inclusive environment; and, demonstrated experience managing crisis situations and supporting students of concern.
Preferred Qualifications Live-in residence experience; experience working with faculty; ability to manage multiple, competing priorities; crisis management/on-call experience; supervision of full-time professional staff; demonstrated experience with Living Learning Communities; evidence of experience with a residential curriculum; experience with residence hall association development and implementation; and, minimum two to five years supervision of professional staff.
Department Description The Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities Residence halls at The College at Brockport are more than places where students sleep. They are vibrant, active communities where significant learning takes place. They are dedicated to student success through a commitment to collaboration, community, civility, diversity and responsible citizenship. The Residential Life/Learning Communities staff strive to enhance the experience of each of our residential students by providing developmentally appropriate educational initiatives, academic intervention and community building experiences. Our Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide unique environments where select groups of students share common residential and learning experiences. Based on disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes, LLCs create intentional links between academic, social, and residential experiences. The program began in 2008 with just two pilot communities: Math & Science and the Brockport Global Village. Since then, the LLC program has grown in size and with nearly 850 students participating this year. Our on campus residential community is roughly around 2,700 with 14 residence halls.
The College The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, retirement and generous paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.