Bethel University

Resident Director

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 3:16 PM)
ID
2018-1130
Position Number
RDR002
# of Openings
1
Category
Residence Life
Type
Full-Time
Months per year
10
Benefit Eligible
Benefit Eligible

Job Summary

2 Resident Director positions available

 

Priority Application Deadline for Application Review - February 26, 2018

 

This is a live-in position.

 

 

Manage a residence facility, foster Christian community, and work with a student staff to create a robust living and learning environment for undergraduate students.

 

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate relationships with students in your residence area.
  • Supervise and develop a student staff of Resident Assistants.
  • Manage student care in the residence hall; including emergency responses, on-call rotations, participation in the restorative discipline process, counseling/advising students, and administrative follow-up.
  • Develop educational strategies that support Bethel’s residential curriculum learning outcomes.
  • Perform administrative responsibilities for the residence hall including management of a budget and organization of housing details.  
  • Participate in regular supervisory and Residence Life meetings.
  • Contribute to committees and projects as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage the details of a residence area and supervise student staff.
  • Ability to promote biblical principles of community, reconciliation, and intercultural engagement.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population in a variety of settings.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience

The position requires experience working with college-aged students and knowledge of a college campus environment. Direct experience in campus residence life is preferred.

Required Education

The position requires a baccalaureate degree. A master’s degree in the areas of Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field is preferred.

Additional Information

Bethel is seeking a candidate with an authentic Christian faith that can support the university's, mission, vision and values.

 

This is a live-in position. Compensation includes salary and housing. Resident Directors are also provided with an iPhone and computer to assist in managing their responsibilities.

 

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