Location: Alfred, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Mar 31 2017 Job Description:
The Residential Life team is a part of the Residential Services Department within the Division of Student Affairs at Alfred State. It is composed of a dedicated, student-oriented group of professionals who create an environment conducive to learning about one's self, community, and society. We provide learning opportunities, skill development, services, and personal contacts that foster successful, well-balanced and fulfilling life experiences for the students of Alfred State and our community.
Alfred State announces vacancies for Residence Directors for the 2017-2018 academic year. This live-in position includes weekend and evening hours and completion of an on duty coverage providing campus oversight for all residence halls. Residence Directors are also responsible for selection, training, and supervision of a residential student staff, community development within the living-learning environment, residence hall governance, coordination of residence halls residential curriculums, serving as liaison between students, faculty, and administrators with regard to college policies in residence across the campus, enforcement of community standards, the student code of conduct and other aspects of the disciplinary process, administration of college policies and residence hall operations, including opening and closing activities, demonstration of professionalism in interactions with all other campus constituencies and guests of the College, plus the promotion of campus activities and student/faculty initiatives.
Our Residence Directors also serve as program coordinators throughout the Division of Student Affairs where they receive programmatic experiences ranging from: planning, program management, administration, program and event implementation, and assessment. These roles provide our Residence Directors the opportunity to gain a wide breadth of experiences and develop Student Affairs competencies in addition to those developed in Residential Life. Our Residence Directors have served in role such as Coordinator of Student Engagement, Coordinator of Health and Wellness, Coordinator of Student Leadership Development, and many more in recent years.
We are looking for successful individuals who bring a positive outlook and upbeat attitude, and who enjoy interacting with college-age students. Master's prepared candidates are preferred. Candidates must possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree. Successful bachelor's candidates must enroll in master's-level coursework in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Counseling, Student Services or a related academic discipline within twelve months of employment
Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement ...survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.