The Assistant Director of Residence Life, Community Experience (ADRL) is responsible for leading the development of an intentional programmatic residential experience. This experience will serve as the foundation of a student's four-year journey at W&J. In addition, the ADRL will work to develop strategy to create a strong and self-regulating campus residential community. The ADRL will develop a broad range of programming initiatives and experiences that foster holistic student development with a strong emphasis on connection to the academic programs of the College. The ADRL will also supervise and lead the Community Coordinator Team towards these goals. The ADRL will have the ability to maintain a high energy level and positive attitude, communicate effectively, and manage multiple priorities. This is a live on position.
Duties and Responsibilities
ADRL will supervise and lead the Community Coordinator Team of three professional staff members.
Work with the Assistant Dean & Director to develop and guide the community specific programmatic experience and help guide the coordinator team towards those goals.
Collaborate with Assistant Dean and Director and the Director of Student Engagement on the orientation program and further develop the experience by working collaboratively with other stakeholders.
Organize monthly programs and events for residential areas with the Community Coordinator Team
Support other Student Life programming initiatives.
Manage the paraprofessional team's selection and training process.
Work closely with the coordinator team and other members of the college community to ensure the successful residential experience.
Coordinates the Administrator on Call process and serves as a member of the Administrator on Call Team.
Serves on College-wide committees as appropriate.
4 to 6 years of professional experience
Experience supervising professional staff
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline is required.
A Master's degree is preferred.
Strong residential and community programming experience
Passionate about working with College students and supporting developmental experiences.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal, technical, and written communication skills with the ability to work closely with a diverse group of students.
Proven experience in event planning, social media planning and the development of presentations and publications is helpful.
This position involves the supervision of professional staff.
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position.
Job Description Status The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required. Washington & Jefferson College reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of its programs. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.
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About Washington & Jefferson College
Washington & Jefferson is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. To that end we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. For more than 200 years, our alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.