Programming and Community Engagement = In conjunction with the Residence Director, coordinate and support Resident Assistant staff to develop social and educational programming in an effort to create an actively engaged and responsible student community. Utilize programming as a means of increasing interaction between residents, developing residents' interests and skills, and contributing to the established learning outcomes.
Attend Resident Assistant programs when appropriate. Actively support and participate in Student Affairs, Academic and College Wide Programs. Plan and implement a minimum of two (2) programs per month (Aug/Sept, Oct, Nov/Dec & Jan/Feb, March, April/May) during the academic year that focus on the theme of First Year Residence Education (FYRE) and freshman transition. Work on a minimum of two (2) Residence Life assigned special projects, 1 will be the FYRE committee and the 2nd will be the Resident Assistant Appreciation committee.
Attend all Residence Life and RA staff meetings.
Participate in the management and advisement of an active and involved Hall Council. Work closely with the Residence Director to identify students struggling with the transition to Endicott and assist the college ombudsperson in the retention of these students through advising and positive residence hall experiences/programs. Collaborate and maintain positive relationships with other departmental and College offices. Staff Supervision and Training = Shared supervision of paraprofessional staff. Meet monthly with each RA for an individual 1:1 meeting. Assist the Residence Director with the resolutions of Resident Assistant staff issues. Attend all departmental and building training sessions and workshops, as required. This includes presenting to the staff and RA staff.
Assist the Residence Director with in-hall training and on-going training/development according to staff needs. Maintain open channels of communication with colleagues, RA and supervisory staff. Mentoring, Discipline and Student Support =
Assist residents in the development of functional community guidelines, and encourage students to make a commitment to live by these guidelines.
Participate in on-duty schedule as part of the professional staff rotation on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. There will be one ARD on duty per night on Thursday and Friday and two on Saturday night. Additional duty may be required for special occasion on short term notification, if deemed necessary. When in the residence hall, ARDs should be “on call” when serious incidents occur and be available to assistant, when needed. Facilitate student conflict resolution, according to departmental protocol (Including: providing guidance to RAs, intervention, room mediation referring and conducting appropriate follow-up, contacting the Contact Residence Director, Administrator on Call and/or Campus Safety).
Work in collaboration with Campus Safety to maintain a healthy and safe living environment.
Counsel, refer and support individual students and student staff regarding personal and academic needs and Residence Life procedures. Documents conduct violations when necessary. Ability to participate in adjudication of low level contact cases (noise, minor alcohol; etc) as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students. This includes meeting with students in violation of Residence Hall polices, adjudicating cases, and sanctioning recommendations. Ability to adjudicate cases will be based upon training and past experience, as determined by the Director of Residence Life and Assistant Dean of Students. Maintenance and Operations = Report on-going facility and safety/security needs. Assist in the opening and closing of the residence halls at the beginning and end of each semester, vacation period, and other breaks in the academic schedule. Responsible for evening office hours in the Residence Life Office, Monday through Thursdays. Live On Responsibilities = The assigned residence hall will be the ARDs principle place of residence. ARDs must be in residence five nights a week with a maximum of 15 nights off campus per semester. Nights spent off campus need to be requested and approved through the Director of Residence Life in advance.
Unmarried partners are not to be regular overnight guests in the RD apartment.
• Bachelor’s degree from Endicott College
• Must be accepted and enrolled as a full time Graduate Student in Endicott’s Graduate Program and remain in good academic standing.
• Familiarity with Residence Hall Living and ability to be available and visible to students and staff
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Enthusiasm and creativity
• Ability to manage time and tasks to accomplish responsibilities in a timely manner.
• Ability to work independently as well as accept direction.
• Ability to receive feedback and maintain positive professional relationships
• Ability to work with a diverse population including students, staff, faculty and parents.
• Intermediate understanding of Word, Excel, Power point and Microsoft Outlook necessary.
To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:
Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
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