| The Office of Campus and Community Engagement and the Office of Residential and New Student Programs is committed to providing a residential experience of the highest quality for each of our residents. Residential and New Student Programs provides a safe, inclusive, and purposeful living and learning environment aligned with the university's learning goals to support students holistically.|
Our residential programs include graduate and professional student housing; 8 themed communities for undergraduates focused on ethnicity, culture, arts, music, and ecology; and 11 communities for first-year and upper level students.
The Townhouse Residence Hall Director (RHD) position provides community and program development, administrative management of an apartment style community, and support for 280-450 undergraduate students. The RHD is responsible for facilitating and supporting faculty-student interaction, student development, and to select, supervise, train and evaluate 8-9 student staff members. Additionally, the RHD will work collaboratively with one Faculty in Residence and a group of Faculty Fellows. The RHD must demonstrate strong programming skills- with particular enthusiasm for working with the First Year Student experience.
The Residence Hall Director (RHD) for The Holland International Living Center (HILC) and Just About Music (JAM) is a singular position that provides community and program development, administrative management of a community, and support for approximately 300-350 undergraduate students. The RHD is responsible for facilitating and supporting faculty-student interaction, student development, and to select, supervise, train and evaluate 8-9 student staff members. Additionally, the RHD will work collaboratively two teams of Faculty Fellows. The RHD must demonstrate strong programming skills- with particular emphasis on the international student experience and music composition.
The RHD in either community must have the ability to work with a diverse student population, be flexible, and exercise good judgment with sound decision-making skills. These positions are full time, live-in 12-month appointments, and have been designated as a 3 year renewable term position extendable for up to an additional 3 year term for a total of 6 years.
For more information, visit the department's website at http://ccengagement.cornell.edu/.
Bachelor's Degree is required; Master's Degree in Student Personnel/Higher Education or closely related field is strongly preferred. Experience in residential living environments, community development, and supervision of student staff or transferable skills are necessary. Computer competency in Microsoft Word & Excel required.
Relocation assistance available for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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University Job Title:Res Hall Assoc I
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Cassie Palladino
Number of Openings:2
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