Community Director of Residence Life (2 positions available)

Updated: 7 days ago
Location: North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Community Director for Residence Life (full time, exempt, live-in)

Two positions available: The Danieley Neighborhood and Oaks Neighborhood

Elon University is a dynamic private, co-educational, residential, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty, staff and students in teaching and learning. As a major initiative of the Elon Commitment strategic plan, more than $100 million has been invested in the past decade to create one of the nation’s most vibrant residential campuses, fully integrating student life with the university’s outstanding academic programs. To learn more about living and learning at Elon, please visit the website at https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/living-and-learning/.

This position requires energetic, highly motivated, thoughtful, and adaptive team players with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a student-centered approach to their work. Since this position is a key leadership role for supporting the university goals for integrating the academic, residential, and social experience of students, priority will be given to candidates with previous experience working within liberal arts, residential college setting and/or previous experience with engaging in partnerships between student affairs and academic affairs. A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential, as this position leads the development of an inclusive, intellectual, residential community.

Responsibilities include overseeing the management at a residential neighborhood that houses 500-700 students; supervising an administrative program assistant and residential student staff; maintaining daily student contact through shared meals, mentoring, participating in programs and initiatives, and developing student leadership opportunities; co-chairing the neighborhood association with a live-in faculty member; collaborating with staff and faculty members in Living Learning Communities; developing community programs; serving as a student conduct hearing officer; and serving in leadership capacities for departmental efforts.


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