Asst. Residence Director
Assistant Residence Director (ARD) – Graduate Assistantship
Elms College is seeking an Assistant Residence Director (ARD). This is a graduate assistantship with responsibility for assisting in the administration of the residence life program. Position is part-time with a 10 month period of responsibility (August-May) and two month period of non-responsibility (June-July).
Room, board (when food service is in operation), and a course tuition waiver for three (3) graduate or post-baccalaureate courses per semester at Elms College.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Participates in professional staff on-call rotation; performs at least three (3) rounds when on call.
Maintains a schedule of 20 office hours per week.
Supervises Residence Assistants (R.A.s).
Enforces college policies.
Serves as a Judicial Hearing Officer as needed.
Collaborates with other professional staff regarding RA-related issues.
Designs, creates, provides programming to benefit residents.
Tracks and logs overnight guests and submits report to the Director on a weekly basis.
Assists with opening and closing the residence halls. Provides on-call coverage during the intersession break.
Conducts and assists with R.A. training (e.g., harassment, discipline, counseling, mediation, conflict resolution, etc.)
Participates in the selection of R.A.s.
Participates in room selection.
Works collaboratively with Student Affairs, Facilities, and Public Safety; responds to emergency stuations.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Experience working as a Resident Assistant and knowledge of student development theory preferred. KSAs: understanding of the importance of the residential experience; sound judgment and decision-making; ability to enforce policies; ability to intervene positively in student lives; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Type of position:
Marie Phillips, Director,Office of Human Resources
291 Springfield Street