Residence Life Staff

Community Director

The Community Director is a professional live-in staff member who has primary responsibility for the day-to-day management of a residence hall. This includes the training and supervision of 3-4 Resident Assistants, incorporation of the mission, vision, and core values of Student Life into the operation of the residence hall, implementation of college and departmental policies and procedures, and administrative responsibilities.

The Community Director, as a member of the Student Life staff, is expected to develop the skills required in the position and to accept the responsibilities that come with being a role model for students and staff. The Community Director works with the Resident Assistants and students to develop a sense of community in their residence hall and works to build relationships with individual students in that community through educational and social programming, daily student interaction and active participation in the overall Residence Life program. The Community Director is required to live in an apartment within the residence hall. The Community Director reports directly to the Director of Housing & Residence Life. Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of Resident Assistants & Work Study Students
  • Community Development and Programming
  • Facilities Management
  • Policy Enforcement/Crisis Management
  • Auxiliary position responsibilities

Resident Assistant

The Resident Assistant is a paraprofessional live-in staff member who has primary responsibility for building community on their floor. This includes planning & implementing social & educational programs, making one on one connections with residents and is the first line of defense when reporting facility issues to the Community Director. The Resident Assistant reports directly to Community Director. Responsibilities include:

  • Building community within the residence hall
  • Provide programming within the residence hall
  • Guide 1st & 2nd year students in their holistic development
  • Administrative tasks
  • Serve on a on call rotation for campus