The Graduate Resident Director (GRD) is a part-time staff member
who is currently enrolled in a relevant Master's degree program,
that includes but is not limited to Student Affairs, Higher
Education Administration, Professional Counseling or Social
Work. The GRD is considered a member of the Campus Life
staff. The GRD is expected to live in the Carlow University
residence hall and work an average of eighteen hours each week
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION
Training & Development
- Serve in the GRD role on 10-month contract beginning Tuesday
August 1, 2017 - Thursday May 31, 2018.
- Participate in all training and development opportunities. GRDs
are responsible for making arrangements with fall/spring/summer
classes, summer jobs, and vacation plans to participate in all
training and development activities (i.e. GRD Training, RA
Training, Move In Day, etc.)
- Participate in department and hall events, such as staff
development activities, banquets, in-services, or other
- Participate in other required trainings/meetings as scheduled,
i.e. weekly staff meetings, bi-monthly 1-on-1 meetings,
in-services, staff hiring, etc.
- Assume on-duty
responsibilities with other staff on a rotating basis
- Hold scheduled
regular office hours - 10 per week in GRD office, 4 of which are
required in designated office hours. All other associated hours are
completed through advising, student staff interactions, etc.
and writes reports as expected by supervisor.
- Manage RA
programming as determined by the Assistant Director of Campus Life
budgets for residence hall programming and staff development.
- Hold bi-weekly
1-on-1s with student staff.
- Assist the
ADCL with necessary end-of-year or semester reports and
additional responsibilities as assigned by Campus Life Staff
- Assist with
opening, vacation breaks (i.e. Thanksgiving, winter, and spring
break), closing, room changes, health & safety inspections, and
other operational functions as it pertains to the residence
- Assist the
ADCL with the implementation of policies and procedures related to
health, safety, and other residence hall community
Advising & Supervision:
- Assist the
ADCL with management of the residence hall staff and provide staff
development experiences for RAs
guidance and support for the health and well-being of each student
- May help to
advise students who are members of the Resident Student
- Create a
residential environment where support, academic success, and
self-exploration exist for each individual student.
- Plan and
implement a minimum of one program with RAs per semester that
focuses on community engagement, personal growth, and academic
- Assist in the
coordination of community development initiatives, including
facilitation of RA Program Model and building wide
- Act as
referral agent for residents and RAs in assisting them with finding
appropriate campus and community resources.
Student Behavior and Crisis Response:
uphold, and abide by all University policies and
- Assist in the
University's Student Conduct Process
respond to crisis situations; follow Campus Life protocol and
- Listen to
personal concerns of staff and students; act as a referral agent to
- Serve as a
Campus Security Authority.
The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned.
Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
enrollment in a Master's level program is required
experience in Residence Life or Student Affairs strongly
experience that demonstrates a clear understanding of student and
community development, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability
to manage the demands of the position with the demands of their
academic requirements preferred.
- Possess a
commitment and ability to build communities that are inclusive of
diverse populations and support students' intellectual, emotional,
social, and multicultural development.
crisis management skills, including problem-solving and critical
organizational skills and the ability to work efficiently,
independently and in a team.
Graduate Resident Directors receive housing (single suite in the
residence hall), a meal plan, and a stipend totaling $4,800.00
(paid $2,400 each semester).
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the
highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with
integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward
the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or
commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and
Send cover letter and resume to HR1@carlow.edu
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our