Resident Director Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Resident Director Employment Opportunity


Budget Title: Residence Hall Director

Campus Title: Resident Director

Salary Level: SL2

Minimum Salary: $35,803

The Office of Residential Life and Learning Communities supports The College at Brockport's mission by developing safe, inclusive, and vibrant communities that value academic excellence and overall student development. Through collaboration and unique relationships with students, our staff provides an appropriate balance of challenge and support, community development, and a purposeful residential curriculum with holistic student education at its core.

Position Description

The Resident Director is responsible for:

• Administration and operation of a community of residential learning

• Housing approximately 200 to 400 first year, transfer, or continuing students

• Supervision of resident assistants and other student support staff

• Development and implementation of specific residential curriculum initiatives to build a comprehensive learning environment that fosters academic success and personal growth

• Involvement in the student conduct process

• Participating in campus events

• Serving on departmental and campus-wide committees

• Teaching RA classes

• Working with living learning communities and collaborating with other Enrollment Management and Student Affairs departments such as: the Educational Opportunities Program, First-Year experience, Transfer experience, Student Union and Activities, Prevention and Outreach services, and Academic Advisement

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree from a US Department of Education accredited college or university in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field OR Master’s Degree in progress with at least 12 matriculated credits in one of these fields in addition to significant residential life experience.

• Demonstrated skill working with diverse college populations and commitment to creating an inclusive environment.

• Experience with student learning, development and current technology initiatives.

• Must be able to climb stairs, complete rounds, and physically respond to duty calls within residence halls across campus.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively on departmental initiatives including Living Learning Communities and Residential Education / Curriculum.

• Experience designing and implementing student learning outcomes.

• Experience with the SCT Banner information system, CBORD Odyssey HMS, myInvolvment and CampusLabs Baseline.

The Department

The Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities Residence halls at The College at Brockport are more than places where students sleep. They are vibrant, active communities where significant learning takes place. They are dedicated to student success through a commitment to collaboration, community, civility, diversity and responsible citizenship. The Residential Life/Learning Communities staff strive to enhance the experience of each of our residential students by providing developmentally appropriate educational initiatives, academic intervention and community building experiences. Our Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide unique environments where select groups of students share common residential and learning experiences. Based on disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes, LLCs create intentional links between academic, social, and residential experiences. The program began in 2008 with just two pilot communities: Math & Science and the Brockport Global Village. Since then, the LLC program has grown in size and with nearly 850 students participating this year. Our on campus residential community is roughly around 2,700 with 14 residence halls.

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and generous paid time off.

Note to Applicants

There may be multiple openings for this position. This is a live in position that includes a furnished apartment and food allowance. The initial one-year appointment is renewable for up to four additional years contingent upon an annual successful performance review.

Application Instructions

This position is subject to the Brockport Professional Promotion Program Policy. Priority 1 internal applicants are given first preference and Priority 2 internal applicants are given second preference. Internal application materials will be accepted until 11:55 pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. To apply, please visit and input requisition number 494206 in the Search field to access the position. For consideration, please complete the application and include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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