Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,812 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.
A full-time professional member of the Division of Student Life, the Area Director is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive student development program within a residential area that supports the educational goals of the College. Through thoughtful integration of these goals, students are challenged to understand and respect values and lifestyles different from their own, relate meaningfully with one another, develop the capacity to appreciate cultural and aesthetic differences, and to accept responsibility for the consequences of their actions.
The Area Director selects, trains and supervises approximately 30 Resident Advisors (RAs) within 13 to 14 residence halls comprising 850 - 1000 students. The Area Director will:
Utilizing principles of student development, the Area Director will work with RAs, student groups / organizations, and others within the Division of Student Life to promote a program that fosters student and community development. The Area Director will:
The Area Director will:
A master's degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling, or related field, plus previous residence hall experience is required. Experience in a liberal arts setting is a plus. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Salary is competitive, with a superior benefits package. Due to the Area Director's responsibilities, the postion includes a furnished two-bedroom campus apartment, and meal plan participation while classes are in session.
Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.
Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.Posted 04/23/2013