The Residential College Director (RCD) role is a live-in position that manages the day-to-day community development initiatives and services in an effort to create residential living/learning communities.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates undergraduate Resident Advisors.
Develops, implements and facilitates on-going in-service training for hall staff with particular attention to community development, programming, and human relations issues.
Organizes and facilitate weekly RA staff meetings.
Recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates a Graduate Fellow or Assistant Residential College Director (ARCD) (if applicable).
Serves on various university, division, and departmental committees as needed.
Maintains open lines of communication with different constituencies, including parents, campus partners, and academic partners.
Works with academic administrators, partners, and faculty to enhance and promote student-faculty interaction in the residential areas.
Serves as an active liaison between the housekeeping and maintenance team members.
Works with neighborhood associations and campus/community relations to increase positive relationships between residents and our surrounding communities (if applicable).
Other duties as assigned.
Masterâ™s degree in higher education or related field.
Prior applicable residential life experience.
Successful candidates must demonstrate strong written, verbal, and active listening skills.
Student-focused as well as have the ability to build strong relationships with faculty, administrators and parents.
A desire to learn about and a demonstrated commitment to racial justice work is essential.
Desire to work with a diverse group of students at a highly selective institution should also be exhibited.
Take initiative, be ambitious, responsible, and able to work effectively both as a member of a team and independently.
There are late-night and weekend commitments as well the expectation to be present and visible in their community on an ongoing basis.
Masterâ™s degree in higher education or related field required.
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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