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Position Title:COMMUNITY DIRECTOR (ANTICIPATED OPENING)
Department: Residence Life
Reports To:Director of Residence Life
Salary Range:Full-time, exempt position (10-month) On-campus apartment and board plan

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Community Director is an integral member of Green Mountain College’s tight-knit Student Life team. This position directly supervises Residence Life paraprofessional staff (Resident Assistants and Work Study) and is primarily responsible for providing responsive leadership and vision in the daily administration and community development within their assigned residential complex, which will consist of two or three residence halls. The Community Director will also devote approximately 20% of their time coordinating – and developing professional skills – in one of the following areas: housing operations, residential programming, or community development & outreach. This is a live-in administrative position that will be asked to operate outside of traditional business hours and includes, but is not limited to, the primary responsibilities listed below. It includes a full-time benefits package, on-campus apartment, and board plan.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with two additional Community Directors to oversee the health, safety and general welfare of approximately 650 residential students and the daily operations of seven (7) residence halls
  • Directly supervise a staff approximately of nine (9) Resident Assistants
  • Coordinate directly with the Vice President of Student Life on matters of student crisis
  • Provide leadership and advisement within the Department’s unique “RA Action Committee” structure
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of all paraprofessional staff training, selection and development
  • Actively foster a community environment that promotes academic engagement, sustainability and social development
  • Facilitate mediation between students experiencing conflict
  • Serve as a first-level conduct administrator; enforce the student conduct code and issue appropriate educational sanctions that support the concept of restorative justice
  • Actively participate at student events on campus in a professional capacity throughout the academic year
  • Participate in rotating “on-call” coverage and assist in crisis resolution
  • Supervise the opening and closing of campus residence halls each semester and at all vacation/break periods
  • Promote efforts to identify at-risk students and enhance retention initiatives

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Previous undergraduate or professional experience in Residence Life or related student leadership field strongly preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, leadership, and people skills
    • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, good sense of humor, and ability to effectively multi-task
    • Possess a strong passion for student growth and welfare

    APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. ANTICIPATED START DATE FOR EMPLOYMENT IS AUGUST 3, 2015

    Green Mountain College is committed to increasing diversity among campus employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified minority and female applicants are encouraged to respond.

    If you believe that you meet the above qualifications, please submit a resume to Janie Evans in the Human Resource Department:
    Fax: 802-287-8327. Email: employment@greenmtn.edu, Mail: GMC, 1 Brennan Circle, Poultney, VT 05764

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