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Graduate Residence Director for Residence Life

Position: Part-time
Date posted: March 1, 2021

The Graduate Director for Residence Life is a live-in 10 month, 2 year commitment, overseeing  2- 3 residence halls of up to 300 and a staff of 6 – 8 Resident Assistants, with responsibilities of using a wide range of media to design, promote, and disseminate information for the Campus Life Office and skills to track, assess and monitor all residence life programming.  Applicants must be accepted into one of West Virginia Wesleyan College’s graduate programs (M.B.A., MSN, MFA or MSAT) before being considered for the position. The stipend includes tuition, full room and board, and $3,500. Hours include weekday office hours, weeknight hours and duty rotation. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Life.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the daily operation of a 150 student residence hall
  • Supervises 2 – 3 RD’s, 6 – 10 RA’s, with programming, discipline, administrative duties
  • Participates in weeknight and weekend duty rotation with professional staff
  • Works closely with the Assistant Director to assist with all aspects of RA Programming
  • Participates in Residence Life On-Call duty rotation
  • Creates and maintains all the Campus Life Social Media initiatives including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Works with the college’s webmaster to update the Campus Life webpage
  • Tracks and assesses all residence life programming
  • Works daily office hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Supervision skills
  • Knowledge of various computer programs, i.e. MS Office, Outlook, Adobe, Publisher, etc.
  • Knowledge of all types of social media advertising
  • Creativity
  • Organization skills
  • Assessment knowledge

Qualifications, REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Residence Life and Programming experience
  • Acceptance into a master’s level program at West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Position subject to background check
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Position begins August 1, 2021 and ends May 31, 2023

Qualifications, PREFERRED:

  • PR and Programming experience

To APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three references to wvwcjobapp@wvwc.edu.  On the subject of the email, please enter:  ##13## – GRD – Residence Life.  Preference will be given to applications received before March 15, 2021.

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