RESIDENTIAL LIFE AREA DIRECTOR (AD), Division of Student Life-Residential Education, to assume a live-in position responsible for furthering the mission of MIT. The MIT residential system has a long history of partnership among faculty, staff, and students to create a vibrant atmosphere for living and learning. Each house is led by a live-in house team comprising a head of house, an AD, and graduate resident tutors (GRTs). Students play a significant role in building community in the residences through strong house governments and a variety of student-led activities and programs. The result is a distinct residential culture that supports independent and diverse house communities. Will strive to cultivate an inclusive community by working collaboratively with the full house team to assure the wellbeing of residents. This will include strengthening the network of support for students; helping the heads of house, GRTs, and students in their roles as community leaders; fostering a diverse and welcoming environment; facilitating the resolution of group and individual conflicts; and upholding expectations for conduct aligned with MIT policies and practices. Will also help students make meaning of their MIT experience and provide guidance and support to individuals and groups around personal and social issues, with the goal of promoting personal and academic success.
REQUIRED: master's degree in higher education, student affairs, social work (MSW), or other education counseling-related field; at least two years of full-time experience in residential life/student affairs life; experience in leadership development, advising, crisis intervention, counseling, and residential education. Job #15401
Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
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