The Community Director (CD) is an entry-level, full-time, 12-month, live-in appointment with the Department of Housing and Residential Education within the Division of Student Affairs. The position is Exempt from the State Personnel Act (EPA). A Non-Faculty employee, the position is categorized as Instructional. CDs develop and coordinate residential communities of approximately 400-1000 predominantly undergraduate students that augment and extend the intellectual climate of the University. CDs serve as lead educators for the students in their community and are designated as managers of their community, including facilities operations, budget management, student conduct, and crisis management. CDs assess, plan, implement, and evaluate intentional learning opportunities in their community to meet the developmental needs and learning objectives of the students and staff. CDs are responsible for the selection, training, evaluation, supervision, and mentoring of 20-50 student staff. CDs are expected to have direct contact with residents, including advising a community government, providing guidance to Learning Communities where applicable, and through routine daily interactions. Summer Operations, as a major revenue-generating business, entails the assignment of the CD during summer months to either Summer School housing, Summer Orientation, or conferences and camps. During their tenure, CDs will instruct a section of the Peer Leadership in University Environments (PLUE) course.
Education and Experience:
Understanding of issues of diversity; demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff is required. Undergraduate, graduate or professional experience in a Housing position such as Resident Advisor, Graduate Assistantship, Internship, or similar experience is preferred. Experience in residence life and experience supervising staff is preferred. Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs is preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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