Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer programs and educational experiences that develop essential intellectual and professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH and online and graduate centers in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, (NH) and Goodyear, AZ. As one University with boundless opportunity, we continue to explore new educational models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
The Residential Life Department at Franklin Pierce University is focused on hiring an energetic and invested staff member who is ready to enrich the residential experience of Students at Franklin Pierce. Based in Rindge, New Hampshire, we are looking to hire a full-time, 10-month, exempt, live-in Residential Experience Director.
As a live-in professional, the Residential Experience Directors’ initial responsibility is to establish a safe residential community that centers on civility and community standards, respect for peers and University property, of a residential area ranging from 150-300 residents. A successful candidate must be able to exhibit leadership and advisory skills, function in an emergency response/policy enforcement role, and must have the ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and other members of the Franklin Pierce community.
Responsibility for this position will include supervising a Community Assistant staff of 4-7 members, being a Student Conduct Hearing Officer, the community development of their residence hall, supporting students on an individual level with academics and co-curricular experiences, monitoring for facilities concerns and damages, and assessing the needs of the community.
Experience and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Previous experience in student personnel or counseling is preferred.
Demonstrative administrative and supervisory skills.
The ability to interact effectively with students as a leader, advisor and policy enforcer.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
Solid collaborative skills are required.
Benefits for this position include:
Meal Plan (when cafeteria is open)
Membership to the Northfields Activity Center
Health, dental and vision benefits
Enrollment into a Franklin Pierce Master’s degree after six months of employment
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply for our open positions, and welcome enquiry from qualified applicants for this position.
Confidential review and screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with an immediate start date.
Additional Salary Information: This is a live-in position with a meal plan. Other benefits include health, dental and vision, as well as the ability to enroll into a Master's degree after six months.
Internal Number: 1920056
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.