Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer programs and educational experiences that develop essential intellectual and professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH) and Goodyear, AZ. As one University with boundless opportunity, we continue to explore new educational models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
Job Summary: The Residential Life Department at Franklin Pierce University is focused on hiring two energetic and invested staff members who are ready to enrich the residential experience of Students at Franklin Pierce. Based in Rindge, New Hampshire, we are looking to hire two full-time, 10-month, exempt, live-in Residence Directors.
As a live-in professional, the Residence Director’s initial responsibility is to establish a safe residential community that centers on civility and community standards, respect for peers, and University property, of a residential area ranging from 150-300 residents. A successful candidate must be able to exhibit leadership and advisory skills, function in an emergency response/policy enforcement role, and must have the ability to interact effectively with students, parents, and other members of the Franklin Pierce community.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to focusing on establishing a community based on civility, monitoring housing facilities, supervising up to 10 Community Assistants, upholding and enforcing Res. Life policies, supporting students on an individual level with academics and co-curricular experiences, resolving community issues and concerns, participating in planning residential events, and assessing the needs of the community.
Benefits for this position include:
Meal Plan (when the cafeteria is open).
Membership to the Northfields Activity Center.
Health, dental and vision benefits.
Enrollment into a Franklin Pierce Master’s degree after six months of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply for our open positions and welcome inquiry from qualified applicants for this position.
Confidential review and screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with an immediate start date. For priority consideration, please apply before September 25, 2020.
Experience and Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:
Previous experience in student personnel or counseling is preferred.
The ability to interact effectively with students as a leader, advisor, and policy enforcer.
A Bachelor’s degree required.
Demonstrative administrative and supervisory skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
Solid collaborative skills are required.
Additional Salary Information: Live-in position with health, dental and vision benefits available.
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.