The Community Director provides leadership, management, supervision, and development for a residence hall or apartment community. The position provides direction to the residential experience within an on-campus residence hall or apartment community and creates a community that fosters academic excellence and personal growth for its residents. This position also promotes an inclusive living learning environment and partners with a diverse group of staff, students, and faculty to develop and implement programs that are in alignment with the mission of the department and university. This position is responsible for crisis response, assisting students with conflict resolution, and serving as a student conduct administrator. Responsibilities include a variety of administrative, operational, and conference related functions associated with the management of the residence hall/apartment community. The Community Director position is a live-in position and is appointed on an annual basis. This position will be located in Wilson Hall.
This is a live-in position in an MSU residence hall. CD’s hold daily work-week hours and share on-call duty responsibilities with other CD’s on Campus. Also occasional evenings and weekends for events, trainings, and/or selection processes.
Interested candidates need to apply to the HR posting located on the MSU Careers Website in order to be considered for an interview.
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a Masters' degree in a human services related field, such as in student personnel, counseling, or a related field; one to three years of full time related and progressively more responsible or expansive professional experience as a director in a residence hall or apartment community; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Michigan State University is hiring Community Directors!
About the Department
REHS is a department led by a group of veteran housing professionals with extensive national connections. We are seeking professionals who want to join a team that is striving to become a national innovator and leader in the field of housing. If you, or an individual you know, has the experiences that might be a good fit for our high goals and aspirations, we encourage you to review our posting at careers.msu.edu.
Quick Facts About the Community Director Position
•Oversee a residential facility with potential for 700 - 1400 resident capacity
•Directly supervise 1 full time professional
•Directly supervise 3 - 4 graduate assistants; or 2 Full Time Live-In Staff Members
•Indirectly supervise 10 - 32 resident assistants
•Oversee residential curriculum implementation in residential community
•Intentional partner relationships with Service Desk Workers, Facilities and Operations workers, advising, and academic achievement specialists
•Starting salary of $47,000
Quick Facts About the University
•Founded in 1855 MSU was the prototype for the 69 land grant institutions established ...under the Morrill Act of 1862
•Total enrollment of 49,695 (Fall 2020 Figure)
•On-Campus resident population capacity of over 16,000
•Graduate/Post-Graduate studies in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education program are ranked 1st by US News & World Report for Higher Education Administration programs in the United States
If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Jonathan Richards @ email@example.com.