Landmark College is seeking exceptional residence life professionals whose primary role is to develop a dynamic residential community and guide programming and housing operations within a residential community.
This full-time (12 months), live-in Resident Dean position is responsible for all aspects of a diverse residential community of 75–90 students. Resident Deans oversee a variety of administrative, operational, educational, programmatic, and developmental functions including fostering student development and a sense of belonging within a residential community, counseling and advising individual students, serving on college committees and supervising a staff of Resident Assistants. Resident Deans work nontraditional hours including evenings, weekends throughout the year.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Student Life Administration, Counseling or a related field is required. A Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience may be considered. The Resident Dean must be able to work independently, demonstrate initiative, display a strong commitment to student learning and social justice, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with individuals inside and outside of the College. Enthusiasm for working with students, a sense of humor, strong organizational skills and a positive attitude are essential. The ability to handle sensitive/confidential information is critical, as is flexibility. Demonstrated ability to foster collaboration and communicate effectively across diverse groups of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, academic advisors, alumni, and other staff is necessary. Experience working with students with learning differences is a plus, but not required.
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Other benefits include an apartment within the residence hall, medical, dental and retirement as well as professional development and structured learning opportunities related to working with students with learning disabilities.