Community Director, Residential Living

Bridgespan Group
Washington, DC
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Develops goals and objectives for a residential community and team, supporting the mission of the University and Office of Residential Living. Oversees and implements educational programming in accordance with the Educational Plan expectations. Trains, supervises, and evaluates a team of undergraduate resident assistants. Plans, implements, and attends all team trainings, retreats, and professional development opportunities. Oversees marketing and social media engagement strategies for the residential area. Participates in all aspects of departmental hiring & training processes. Serves as the primary advisor to Hall Council and supports InterHall events. Meets with students to discuss alleged violations and to determine potential violations of the Code of Student Conduct. Maintains ongoing and open collaborative relationships with Chaplains and Faculty-in-Residence. Actively participates and represents Residential Living on various Student Affairs and campus-wide committees. Emergency Response Manages crises in the residence halls, including but not limited to serious psychiatric emergencies and facility emergencies. Participates in the Community Director on Duty rotation with other members of the Residential Living staff. Responds after hours, including evenings and weekends, to emergency and community crises. Administration Maintains consistent weekly office hours for students. Attends and administers all residential openings and closings per the established protocol, completing the necessary documentation/administrative processes. Assists with occupancy management by administering switches, no-show reports, and transition housing processes. Conducts weekly facility assessments of the residential community and coordinates follow-up with the Residential Living Operations team as well as Facilities Management and Housekeeping. Serves on no less than one departmental committee. Responsibly manages all aspects of the community operating budget, including timely reconciliations and reporting. Monitors and responds to work e-mail and voicemail in a timely manner, which may include evenings and weekends. Responds quickly and appropriately to students, parents, and other campus partners. Social Justice & Inclusion Experiences working with and supporting students from diverse backgrounds and social identities, including, but not limited to, students of color, LGBTQ students, first generation students, and students with disabilities. Provides learning opportunities that deepen knowledge, skills and awareness of self and others to promote inclusive communities. Summer Conferences Participates in the summer duty rotation to provide emergency response for GU summer students, visiting interns, and summer guests. Assists with selection, training, and supervision of summer student team members and interns. Completes academic year preparations as directed. Works with Student Affairs on summer projects as needed. Requirements A completed Masters Degree, preferably in the area of Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or Social Work Thorough understanding of and commitment to the work of Residential Living as well as the education and character development of college students Demonstrated experience in the areas of leadership, supervision, professional development, administrative skills, social justice & inclusion, community development, educational engagement and emergency response

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