Residence Director (Entry Level Assistant Position)
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
The Resident Director will assist with developing residential programming to support residents with engagement opportunities in person, remotely, on and off campus. The position supports with departmental programming, social media management and supervises student programming staff. The position supports Residence Life and Housing Services initiatives that promote the Athenian spirit and Wellness efforts at the University. This role is a live-on 12 month position, that participates in on call duty response (including Summer/Thanksgiving/Winter break periods).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees evening and weekend programming efforts to support residential student to engage on and off campus.
Recruits, hires, trains and evaluates student programming employees or ambassadors.
Assures staff compliance with university policies, procedures, standards and state and federal regulations including FERPA, Title IX, ADA and others as appropriate.
Supports housing operations (including but not limited to assigning rooms, facilitating room changes, resolving roommate conflicts, work orders, coordinating check in/out, updating and distributing license agreements and assessing room condition and changes, as necessary).
Collaborates with Facilities Management, Campus Security, Bon Appetit Dining Services, Campus Events; and other departments associated with the maintenance of the residence halls and student safety.
Assists with development and distribution of room selection marketing and advertising.
Assists as needed with weekly CA staff meetings, and CA programming.
Supports an extensive CA training program (Fall CA-(2 weeks), Spring CA (2 days), and in-service training throughout the semester. Training will be coordinated with the Director of Residence Life, Assistant Director of Residence Life, and other professional staff.
Supports as needed with university Community Standards, Title IX, and Residence Life and Housing Services incident response, adjudication and resolutions processes by triaging incident reports, sending summons emails to students, meeting with students, and sending resolution letters. Counsels resident students on issues such as adjustment to college life and roommate mediation. Works closely with the Director or Assistant Director of RLHS on advising, discipline and policy issues. Maintains accurate records of student conduct appointments and outcomes.
Under the leadership of the Area Coordinator and Assistant Director, assists with the MOUNT Programming model and ensure program focus on support of the whole person (i.e. personal development, community living, academic achievement and social interaction).
Collaborates with university offices and programs to listen to the needs of resident students and respond appropriately.
Interacts regularly with campus security on safety concerns and emergency situations.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.