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Iona College Residence Hall Director in New Rochelle, New York

Residence Hall Director

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Job Description

The Residence Hall Director is a full-time, live-in, 12-month position that assists with the day-to-day management and supervision of a residential program of approximately 1,500 students by developing a comfortable, safe, supportive, and respectful community living environment. The RHD will participate in the on-call crisis rotation, train, supervise, and evaluate a Resident Assistant staff. Duries include:1. Assist in the overall day-to-day management of a residential program within a community development framework. This includes assisting with the closing and opening of the residence halls, check-in, check-outs, fire, health, and safety inspections, roster verification, room changes, room condition reports, and damage billing and occupancy management. Accept additional responsibilities as needed. 2. Serve in the professional on-call crisis rotation and adjudication of code of conduct behaviors to ensure a safe, clean, and functional living environment and to uphold community standards of the College and Residential Life. The Residence Hall Director will be required to work in the event of an emergency or severe weather conditions, whether or not the College is closed. The RHD will serve as a role model and must be familiar with, enforce, and support all Iona College and Residential Life policies. 3. Supervise, train, and evaluation of Resident Assistant staff. Effective supervision of the Resident Assistants and student workers is key to the holistic development of the residential program. This includes management of program planning, implementation, and budgetary responsibilities. 4. Design and implement programs and events that foster academic, social, cultural, spiritual, and respectful community living environment and support department, Divisional, or institutional strategic goals. The RHD will also assist with Residential Life large-scale programming initiatives and be responsible for one programming series. 5. Lead, assist, and serve on Residential Life and College committees, initiatives or processes including but not limited to: Resident Assistant Selection and Training, In-Services, Orientation, Housing Selection, Summer Housing, major College and Residential Life events such including, but not limited to, Move-In Day, Accepted Students Day, benchmarking projects, etc.

Required Experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Hard working

  • Organized/Strong time management

  • Initiative

  • Team player

  • Good judgement

About Us

Iona College, a highly accredited liberal arts institution of academic excellence, seeks to grow our diverse community of learners, scholars and staff located at our scenic 45-acre campus in New Rochelle, just 20 minutes north of midtown Manhattan, and at our satellite program at Rockefeller Center. At Iona we are committed to educating lifelong learners in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. We prepare our 3,300 undergraduates and 600 graduate students with career-ready skills and success in all facets of their lives by nurturing the values of justice, peace and service. Our continued success depends on attracting and retaining a highly motivated, results-oriented and talented team. Learn more about what makes us unique: review our Mission, Vision & Values, our stories in the media and our compelling benefits. Join the Iona College team and partner with us as we Move the World!

Iona College is committed to attracting and supporting a staff and faculty of women and men that fully represents the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the nation and our institution; as a result, we actively seek applications from individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Job Location

New Rochelle, New York, United States

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