The Assistant Director of Residential Life for Summer & Special Programs is responsible for managing the overall residential experience of pre-college students during the Summer@Brown program; this includes hiring and supervising summer staff, communicating and interpreting summer residential policies, providing on-call crisis response for situations with summer program students, administering response to conduct violations, and working with partners to design co-curricular residential programming. The Assistant Director serves as a member of the Residential Life team to support and direct student learning and development outside of the classroom and in the residential buildings and assists with specific responsibilities during the non-summer months. Some evening and weekend work expected.
- Bachelorâ??s degree required, Masterâ??s degree preferred. Degree preferred in education, student affairs, human development, organizational studies, or related field.
- Minimum of 3-5 yearsâ?? relevant experience required. Experience preferred in residential life and housing, residential education, higher education, program management for college or pre-college age students.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, and computer literacy.
- Demonstrated record of exercising effective independent professional judgment and maintaining confidentiality.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, and to manage multiple tasks effectively.
- Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students, student organizations, faculty and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to relate successfully in one-on-one and in group situations with persons representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
- Evidence of cultural competence and inclusiveness; sensitivity to and understanding of diverse perspectives that students and staff bring to their work, including those of academic, socioeconomic, culture, race and ethnicity, ability, gender, sexuality, and intersectional identities.
- Working knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning and development; understanding of the cultural, social and educational needs of student residential communities.
The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Department of Motor Vehicle, and education check satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.
Recruiting Start Date:2016-12-19-08:00
Job Posting Title:Assistant Director for Summer and Special Programs
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
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