Position: Residence Director (Women’s Residence Hall)
Emmanuel College invites applications for the position of Residence Director. A Residence Director is responsible for the overall management of the assigned residence hall building(s) and its community, which includes supervision of students, residence hall leadership teams (if applicable), and Resident Assistants (RA). Residence Directors build relationships and community within the hall, maintain an RD office with set hours, implement programmatic initiatives that promote spiritual growth, student learning, and academic success, as well as respond to a variety of situations and student needs during and after regular hours, keep records and submit required documentation in a timely fashion, and enforce policies outlined in the Student Handbook. Residence Directors must live in assigned residence hall apartment, which is provided by the College, and are full-time, 12-month employees who report to both the Director and Assistant Director of Residence Life.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with relevant work experience. Preference will be given to candidates that have a Master’s degree in Counselor Education, College Student Affairs Administration, Counseling, or a related field with 3 years professional experience. In addition, the applicant should clearly and eagerly desire to integrate the Christian faith with the profession of student affairs administration. The candidate should be a committed follower of Christ who identifies with the mission of Emmanuel College.
Skills: Sets goals and objectives based on the needs of the student population served and the mission of EC Residence Life. Leadership, initiative, people/relationship building skills, and administrative ability. Model ethical behavior. Ability to work with a diverse campus community and support the institutional goals of Emmanuel College. Ability to use the computer with Windows and Microsoft products to complete tasks. Ability to plan, coordinate, and facilitate events, meetings, and related activities. Excellent organizational, managerial, problem solving, creative thinking, oral and written communication skills. Ability to balance a variety of tasks and demands.
Mental Demands: Ability to respond in a professional manner to difficult situations involving student conduct and residence living. Possess strong ability to work under pressure while maintaining professionalism and dedication to students. Dedication and passion for working with students, faculty, staff, administration, and parents of students. Ability to learn and enforce policies and procedures and retain information. Presents self in a professional manner that reflects the mission of Emmanuel College and the policies outlined in the employee handbook.
Physical Demands: Walking, standing, and sitting. Ability to pull, grasp, lift, bend and lower objects. Possess the ability to attend meetings at different locations on and off campus. Can engage in repetitive finger and wrist motions common with computer usage. Hearing and speaking demands.
Filing out an application: Please forward the following documents directly to the contact person listed below:
Resume, including 3 references
Unofficial transcripts (scans of ‘student issued’ copies are acceptable)
Pastoral Letter of Recommendation: Needs to be from a current pastor and to include a verification of current church membership, a description of the applicant’s activity in the local congregation, and an evaluation of the quality of the candidates’ personal commitment to Christ.
Personal Testimony:An explanation of the applicant's relationship with God through the Lord Jesus Christ, including a brief account of accepting Christ as personal savior, church membership, and current church involvement
No application will be considered until ALL requested documents have been received.
Application materials should be forwarded (electronic preferable) to Joann Harper, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected].
Emmanuel College is a private, four-year Christian college with an Evangelical, Pentecostal foundation. Located in the beautiful piedmont area of northeast Georgia, and committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, Emmanuel College was founded in 1919 by the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. We are a Christ-centered liberal arts institution that strives to prepare students to become Christlike disciples who integrate faith, learning and living for effective careers, scholarship and service.
In accordance with applicable federal and state laws and institutional policies, Emmanuel College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, medical status, or status as a veteran. The College considers the philosophy and mission of the College and qualifications of the applicant paramount in the recruitment and hiring of employees.