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Graduate Resident Director

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Position type: Professional
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
School/Unit: Residential Life
Department/Office: Residential Life
Categories: Professional Non-Faculty

Graduate Resident Director

The College at Brockport


The Office of Residential Life and Learning Communities at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, invites applications for current and anticipated openings for the position of Graduate Resident Director.  The College at Brockport's mission by developing safe, inclusive, and vibrant communities that value academic excellence and overall student development. Through collaboration and unique relationships with students, our staff provides an appropriate balance of challenge and support, community development, and a purposeful residential curriculum with holistic student education at its core.


Major Responsibilities

The Graduate Resident Director is responsible for administration and operation of a community of residential learning Housing approximately 200 to 400 first year, transfer, or continuing students.  Supervision of resident assistants and other student support staff. Development and implementation of specific residential curriculum initiatives to build a comprehensive learning environment that fosters academic success and personal growth. Participates in campus events. Serves on departmental and campus-wide committees. Works with living learning communities and collaborates with other Enrollment Management and Student Affairs departments such as: the Educational Opportunities Program, First-Year experience, Transfer experience, Student Union and Activities, Prevention and Outreach services, and Academic Advisement.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university earned by May 31, 2019
  • Enrolled in a graduate program of study
  • Student leadership experience
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Demonstrated skill working with diverse college populations and commitment to creating an inclusive environment
  • Respond to crisis and emergency situations within Residence Life housing population
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in Residence Life
  • Knowledge of student development and Residential Education


Department Description

The Office of Residential Life and Learning Communities residence halls at The College at Brockport, are more than places where students sleep. They are vibrant, active communities where significant learning takes place. They are dedicated to student success through a commitment to collaboration, community, civility, diversity and responsible citizenship. The Office of Residential Life and Learning Communities staff strives to enhance the experience of each of our residential students by providing developmentally appropriate educational initiatives, academic intervention and community building experiences. Our Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide unique environments where select groups of students share common residential and learning experiences. Based on disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes, LLCs create intentional links between academic, social, and residential experiences. The program began in 2008 with just two pilot communities: Math & Science and the Brockport Global Village. Since then, the LLC program has grown in size and with nearly 850 students participating this year. Our on campus residential community is roughly around 2,700 with 14 residence halls.


Note to Applicants

This is a live in position that includes a furnished apartment and food allowance. The position is for a one year initial appointment with the possibility of a one year renewal contingent upon an annual successful performance review.


The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.


Salary, Benefits and Appointment

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and generous paid time off.  This is a part-time position working 20 hours. 


Application Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


New York State Executive Order 161

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer.  The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


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