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Duties Description The incumbent in this position is responsible for participating in accomplishing the College's mission by becoming actively involved in student personal growth and development, both within and outside the residence halls. Specific responsibilities include live-in supervision of a campus residence hall housing approximately 200 students.
Duties include counseling, educational programming, R.A. selection and training, individual and group advisement, administration/management responsibilities, department and/or campus committee involvement, support and enforcement of college policies and procedures, support and commitment to the Student Development department and SUNY Cobleskill. The position also carries responsibilities for an up to 20 hour per week assignment in another administrative area within the Residential Life Office or another College office as part of the administrative responsibility. The Residence Hall Director will be either a 10 month or 10.5 month employee and will participate in a campus-wide residence hall supervision schedule during the entire term of the appointment.
The Residence Hall Director works as a team member with a staff of nine other full-time professionals who report to the Director of Residential Life.
Additional Comments Preferred Requirements
In addition to the aforementioned minimum requirements, it is also preferred that the candidate have:
A Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Human Services or a related field
Residence hall leadership experience
The salary grade for this position is $36,337 (10.5 month position, SL-2) or $34,607 (10 month position, SL-1).
The target starting date for this position is August/September 2018.
Apartment and on-campus meal plan provided.
Employee benefits with the State University of New York are attractive, including retirement program, health insurance, prescription plan, dental and vision plan, and tuition assistance.
SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingThe review process will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Priority may be given to those candidates who apply prior to 8/16/18.
A completed application consists of the following:
Letter of application, addressing qualifications for this position
Names, emails and phone numbers of at least three professional references (preferably prior supervisors)