Posted: May 30, 2013
Residence Director-Hillside Hall for Men
Summary of Position: Provides leadership for a strong residence life program designed to foster a sense of community for the male residents that is based on the universityís Christian, Catholic and Benedictine identity and values.
Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience: Bachelorís degree and leadership experience working with young adults is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in residence life, student activities and/or an in-depth understanding of the developmental needs of traditional-aged male university students. Demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: An understanding of residence life programs and practices at the university level. The ability to remain calm and decisive in stressful circumstances and knowledge of essential crisis and emergency response protocols. The ability to lead, direct and supervise student employees. Ability to prepare a professional report and provide documentation of incidents that commonly occur in a residence life environment. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Suite Application. The ability to make professional presentations using computers, projectors, and other similar tools.
Physical Demands: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer terminal; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; the ability to transverse the campus, stamina to work long hours and the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Work Environment: This is a live-in position; residing within an apartment located in Hillside Hall for Men. The apartment includes free high speed Wi-Fi internet access, Cable TV, parking, and laundry facilities. An office within the residence hall is provided to meet with students. A second office is located on the main floor of the Benedictine Center for Servant Leadership in close proximity to the Student Development Office. Regular office hours must be kept. Requires substantial evening and weekend hours as well as overnight on-call duty according to a rotating schedule with other residence directors. A meal plan is provided for those periods when dining services are in operation with the expectation the appointee will eat meals with residents in the dining centers on a frequent basis.
This is a full-time, 10-month and benefitted administrative staff appointment. Depending upon need, a separate summer appointment working with campus and conferences may be possible.
Applicants are to submit their letter of application and resume to: Mary Brandt, Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, University of Mary, 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504; firstname.lastname@example.org; 701-355-8377.