Full Time - Benefit Eligible
Grade E1 - Salary Commensurate With Experience
Offering an exciting and well-rounded experience in Student Affairs, the Residence Director is responsible for developing a residential community in a first-year or upperclass residence hall. Reporting to the Director of Residential Life, the Residence Director utilizes a team approach and exercises sound judgment to facilitate a positive living environment on Union’s traditional residential campus. Acknowledging the diversity of the student body, the Residence Director works proactively toward creating a community atmosphere in which people respect each other’s rights, cultures, and sensitivities. Within a developmental framework, the Residence Director identifies and articulates student needs and issues and collaborates with the Residential Life student staff to provide an effective institutional response. Regular office hours are required and visibility to the campus community and student body is important. Some evening & weekend hours will be necessary. This is a full time, 12 month position. The Residence Director will also hold a 10 hour/week adjunct assignment in another Student Affairs office. This assignment will be made in coordination with the Director of Residential Life. The specific responsibilities will be detailed once a candidate is selected and will focus on combining the skills of the Residence Director with the strategic needs of the Student Affairs division. Competitive salary; on-campus, furnished apartment with local phone, cable TV, and Ethernet connection provided; cell phone; meal allowance; professional development support. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references and a Union College application.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field required. Full time experience in Student Affairs preferred.
Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:
Req. # 7076
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.
Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.