Assistant Director of Residential Life/Area Director
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21677
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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE/AREA DIRECTOR, Residential Life Programs (multiple openings), to assume a live-in position responsible for furthering the educational mission of MIT, the Division of Student Life, and the Office of Undergraduate Residential Life. Will work under the direction of the head of house of the living community and the associate dean for undergraduate residential life. Will partner--guided by the head of house--with the house team to build a sense of community that encourages personal growth, accountability, health and safety, and a sense of belonging. Will also be responsible for supporting housing services, including working with the head of house and student leaders on room assignments and with the house operations manager on the move-in/move-out process; and act as a member of the dean on call team responding to student crises and emergency situations.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in higher education administration, social work, counseling, or related field; at least two years of experience in residential life and/or student affairs; experience in leadership development, advising, crisis intervention and response, counseling, and residential education; and the ability to work with students, colleagues, and faculty to build a welcoming living-learning residential community. Job #21677
Salary range: high $40s - low $50s, depending upon years of experience
Will serve a one-year renewable appointment with an expected total four-year term of employment. There is a possibility of a fifth-year renewal dependent upon organizational needs.
Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position.
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature