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Resident Director

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Work type: Restricted
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Student Affairs

In this 10-month position, July 16-May 15, Resident Directors (RDs) serve as ministers, professionals, mentors, educators, and scholar-practitioners. Their primary function is to build community within an assigned residential area, to support students, and to foster respect for the policies of the institution. This position contributes to and supports the University's mission and strategic plan by enhancing the learning experience and by fostering a safe, caring, respectful, and dynamic residential community. Resident Directors oversee 12-15 student leaders including Resident Advisors (RAs) and Spiritual Life Advisors (SLAs); develop communities of 250-300 freshmen, sophomores, or upperclassmen/graduate students; and provide support to campus via an on-call RD rotation.

Duties

  • Develop community through RA training, discipleship, and residential programming.
  • Serve as a minister to your community by attending convocation/chapel on a weekly basis, serving as a Biblical role model, being an active member in a local church, supervising area SLAs, and seeking opportunities for spiritual development.
  • Respond to residential crisis situations through a duty rotation with other RDs, respond to students of concern, visit and accompany students to the hospital in medical and psychological emergencies, collaborate with public safety, the Student Care Team, and Community Standards.  Duty situations include violations of community standards (such as alcohol and other drugs policies), interpersonal violence, suicide ideation, roommate conflict, and facilities issues.
  • Serve in one of the RD specialist roles within Housing and Residence Life such as freshmen programming, sophomore programming, RA/SLA training, or hiring.
  • Serve on the Residential Emergency Response Team which would respond to any potential campus emergencies such as a fire or earthquake. 
  • Manage your area's housing facilities by submitting work orders, completing monthly walk through inspections, responding to maintenance emergencies, managing area furniture, and seeking proactive facility improvements.
  • Assess, document, and develop written goals, learning outcomes, and student satisfaction levels through weekly, monthly, and annual reports. Manage programming budget and keep accurate budget records for halls. Follow finance policies of the University.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Master's degree; Understanding of university residence life and evidence of Christian discipleship. Ability to integrate Christian faith and student development theories and practice; excellent communication skills; ability to effectively interact with students; ability to problem solve, manage conflict, and create inclusive and accessible communities. Personal faith in Jesus Christ and serves as a Christian role model. Standard office equipment including Google applications and Microsoft Office.

Preferred: Master's degree in higher education administration, student development, counseling, ministry, or related field. Three years of professional, post-graduate residence life, community building, or ministry experience preferred. Evidence of service within the local church and leadership in service and ministry teams.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a restricted, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Resident Director

In this 10-month position, July 16-May 15, Resident Directors (RDs) serve as ministers, professionals, mentors, educators, and scholar-practitioners. Their primary function is to build community within an assigned residential area, to support students, and to foster respect for the policies of the institution. This position contributes to and supports the University's mission and strategic plan by enhancing the learning experience and by fostering a safe, caring, respectful, and dynamic residential community. Resident Directors oversee 12-15 student leaders including Resident Advisors (RAs) and Spiritual Life Advisors (SLAs); develop communities of 250-300 freshmen, sophomores, or upperclassmen/graduate students; and provide support to campus via an on-call RD rotation.

Duties

·       Develop community through RA training, discipleship, and residential programming.

·       Serve as a minister to your community by attending convocation/chapel on a weekly basis, serving as a Biblical role model, being an active member in a local church, supervising area SLAs, and seeking opportunities for spiritual development.

·       Respond to residential crisis situations through a duty rotation with other RDs, respond to students of concern, visit and accompany students to the hospital in medical and psychological emergencies, collaborate with public safety, the Student Care Team, and Community Standards.  Duty situations include violations of community standards (such as alcohol and other drugs policies), interpersonal violence, suicide ideation, roommate conflict, and facilities issues.

·       Serve in one of the RD specialist roles within Housing and Residence Life such as freshmen programming, sophomore programming, RA/SLA training, or hiring.

·       Serve on the Residential Emergency Response Team which would respond to any potential campus emergencies such as a fire or earthquake. 

·       Manage your area's housing facilities by submitting work orders, completing monthly walk through inspections, responding to maintenance emergencies, managing area furniture, and seeking proactive facility improvements.

·       Assess, document, and develop written goals, learning outcomes, and student satisfaction levels through weekly, monthly, and annual reports. Manage programming budget and keep accurate budget records for halls. Follow finance policies of the University.

·       Uphold University mission through work performed.

·       Perform other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Master's degree; Understanding of university residence life and evidence of Christian discipleship. Ability to integrate Christian faith and student development theories and practice; excellent communication skills; ability to effectively interact with students; ability to problem solve, manage conflict, and create inclusive and accessible communities. Personal faith in Jesus Christ and serves as a Christian role model. Standard office equipment including Google applications and Microsoft Office.

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