The Assistant Community Director (ACD) is a part-time professional staff position in Housing & Dining Programs. This position offers an opportunity to develop skills in implementing developmental programming, emergency and conflict management, supervising staff, managing budgets, and residence hall administration. Due to the expectation of after-hours and weekend responsibilities, this position requires the individual to be available outside traditional work hours.
The Assistant Community Director serves as a member of the emergency response duty rotation and requires frequent after-hours and weekend response to student concerns and coordination of department trainings and meetings. This position requires the individual to live on-campus. The Assistant Community Director is expected to assist the Community Director in the overall administration of a residential area of up to 800 students and up to 21 paraprofessional student staff. The Assistant Community Director is directly supervised by a Community Director.
This position has “non-traditional” business hours. Extreme flexibility is required to be successful in this position. Attendance at campus functions, student programs, and after-hours emergency response is often required. The staff member should have an active interest in the development of students in their personal and academic pursuits.
Compensation: The compensation package for this position includes air-conditioned, furnished, on-campus housing with all utilities paid (local phone, electricity, cable, internet access). Position is part-time (20-25 hours/week) and receives an hourly wage of $15.00/hour.
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