The college seeks a live-in professional staff member whose primary responsibility is to facilitate campus programming, create community in the residence halls, and retain students. Will create an environment where students are safe, craft opportunities for students to connect and engage in the College community and support students in their efforts to be successful. Manage the day-to-day operation of a residential area, supervise and advise a staff of Resident Assistants, a variety of student groups, create and implement campus activities, and ensure the delivery of quality educational and social programming. Serve in the on-duty rotation and provide support to Resident Assistants and students during time of emergency, crisis or other needs for assistance. Will serve on team of six with focus area of specialty which could include Diversity, Leadership, Intramurals, Student Activities, Operations and Judicial Affairs. Additionally, the AC will serve as conduct officers and meet with students who have allegedly violated Champlain College policy and serve on a variety of committees that impact the direction of the Department of Residential Life.
A Bachelor's degree in related field or demonstrated experience and passion for working with college students in a professional capacity is required. Experience working in college residence halls, the ability to work frequent evening and weekend hours, excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and crisis management skills, are all essential for success. This position has a focus on diversity. Experience planning events, working with diverse populations, and a background working in higher education are preferred, as is a Master's degree in a related field. The successful candidate will be able to help build intercultural understanding and demonstrate multicultural perspectives that can foster a diverse and inclusive community. Candidates must have a professional and positive attitude towards their work, the mission of the institution, and the goals of the college. Adaptability, continuous learning, strong critical judgment, a commitment to diversity and teamwork, and providing quality services are some of the staff competencies required for success at Champlain College.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused master's, bachelor's and associate's degree programs and professional certificates on campus, online and abroad. Champlain College was named the #1 "Most Innovative School" in the North in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking and holds steady at #14 in the ov...erall list of "Best Regional Colleges in the North." It was listed in Princeton Review's 2015 editions of "The Best 376 Colleges" and "353 Green Colleges." Champlain is a national leader in educating students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens.
The College is located in picturesque Burlington, Vermont, which is consistently ranked as one of the country's most livable small cities. It is nestled in the historic residential hilltop section of Burlington, Vermont, known as one of the best college towns in America, offering spectacular views of Lake Champlain and the New York Adirondacks to the west. Just minutes from campus, Burlington's downtown offers a lively arts, music and retail scene. Burlington and Vermont have earned countless national accolades for quality of life, local food, year-round recreational opportunities, and a lifestyle that respects the environment, values entrepreneurial spirit, individuality and diversity.