College of St. Scholastica

Resident Director, Part-Time

United States

Closing in 6 days

Position Information

Position Information

Posting specifications Open to all qualified candidates

Campus Location Duluth Job Title Resident Director, Part-Time Job Group Staff Job Summary

The Resident Director (RD) position provides support and leadership for building positive, vibrant communities on campus. The RD provides training and guidance to Residential Life student staff, is regularly present at campus events, and is available for informal discussion with students. The primary duty of the RD is to serve as an on-call crisis response team member in collaboration with Residential Life staff. Through a rotating on-call schedule, the RD responds with student staff, Campus Safety and Security, and others to student behavioral concerns or to facilities issues. The RD provides a professional staff evaluation of the scene, helps ensure student safety, de- escalates if necessary, and serves as a coordination point for mobilization of other staff teams. Common issues the RD might respond to include (but are not limited to): noise complaints, underage or excessive alcohol consumption, illegal drug use, fire alarms, facilities issues (such as flooding, leaking pipes, broken windows or doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors), and mental health concerns. The RD operates within the student-centered and growth- oriented (not punitive) philosophy of Residential Life.


Job Type Part-Time Indicate specific days and hours to be worked. Primarily evenings and weekends Key Results/Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the Residential Life Professional Staff On Call team
  • Serve as a student mentor
  • Engaging RAs in 1:1s as appropriate
  • Attend regular staff meetings for the professional staff team and the student staff team
  • Engage in appropriate relationships with students on campus as determined through expectations shared in professional staff training.
  • Demonstrates commitment to inclusive excellence as an expression of the Benedictine Values of St. Scholastica
  • Crisis Management & Response
  • Work directly with Resident Advisors and Campus Safety and Security as needed when on call
  • Provide direct crisis response when on call
  • Complete appropriate reports through Residential Life systems
  • Complete and read duty logs
  • Maintain appropriate amount of presence with staff and residents to build community
  • Required Qualifications

  • Experience in responding to mental health or crisis situations
  • Willingness to understand and support the mission and goals of Residential Life
  • Strong relationship building skills working with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Experience working directly with traditional and non-traditional college students
  • Ability to respond to crises with a calm, professional demeanor
  • Must live in College provided housing at the Duluth Main Campus

    The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Mobility to work in a typical office and recreation settings and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds. Ability to work in an environment that may be disruptive to regular sleep patterns.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in residential life or student affairs at any level (including undergraduate)
  • Experience working with college students from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Qualified full-time The College of St. Scholastica salaried faculty or staff members
  • Qualified part-time salaried regular faculty or staff members
  • Qualified graduated students that do not hold another position at the College that is hourly
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    The College of St. Scholastica offers the following benefits to employees: https: //

    Department/Discipline Residential Life Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience Job Open Date 04/13/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

    Key Results/Responsibilities

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement

    The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. To learn more about how St. Scholastica supports diversity and inclusion throughout the College, visit our Inclusive Excellence page.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity and inclusion? How have you demonstrated that commitment, and how would you see yourself demonstrating it in this role?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Resident Director, Part-Time


    College of St. Scholastica


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Social Science

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