Organization: Rhode Island School of Design
Location: Providence, RI 02903
This live in position provides front line leadership and direction to a comprehensive residence life program within a number of residence halls, small houses and/or apartment buildings housing students of art and design. Responsible for a number of administrative, operational and programmatic tasks as detailed below. Responsible for supervising the daily performance of assigned Resident Assistants and graduate assistant. Develop and work with the assigned Resident Assistants and graduate assistant to create a community that supports academic excellence, responsibility and respect. Will also work on special projects within the Residence Life program as assigned.
Masters degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or an equivalent in education and experience is required. Live-in residence life experience and demonstrated success working with a diverse group of students needed. Familiarity with common office software and/or college information management systems such as Datatel’s Colleague preferred. Physical ability to respond to crisis or emergency situations in all buildings necessary (many areas are not wheelchair accessible). Ability to create enthusiasm, be flexible and maintain composure in stressful situations. Previous supervisory experience and an appreciation for art and design, developed through employment, education or personal interest is highly desirable.
On campus residency is required.
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