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Community Director

Post University is seeking an Community Director Position to join our growing team.

WHY POST?

 Post University has an immediate opening for an exceptional Community Director. Post University is a legendary, dynamic, growth-oriented organization of passionate, diverse professionals united in pursuit of life-changing service to countless students.  Our “Make It Personal” mission is the driving tenet that shapes all aspects of how we treat students and each other.  The Post University’s success story is well positioned to be second to none.  As our amazing story unfolds, the Community Director will help build and sustain a distinct, transformative culture that achieves Post’s imagined future priorities.  

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Director (CD) works with the Director of Campus Life in the overall management, programming, health and safety, and community development. The CD reports directly to the Director of Campus Life. The Community Director will live on-campus and will directly supervise supporting staff members while also serving on the professional staff on-call rotation.

This position is a full-time, 12-month, live-in required position. It is NOT a remote opportunity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervise Resident Assistants.
  2. Participate in and facilitate:
    1. Campus Life training (summer, fall, winter, in-services)
    2. Campus Life selection process
    3. Opening/Closing halls
    4. Department committees
    5. University committee assignments
    6. Assist in all areas of Campus Life
  3. Create an atmosphere of community and wellness on campus by:
    1. Administering the University and Departmental philosophy
    2. Fostering co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences for students
    3. Teaching life skills outside of the classroom
  4. Perform all administrative functions and maintain adequate records of all hall and staff occurrences.
  5. Monitor, report, and follow up on the physical condition of the halls.
  6. Enforce all Post policies, procedures, guidelines and standards and conduct investigations of behavioral issues.
  7. Participate in regular “on call” rotation.
  8. Serve as advisor, resource person for students.
  9. Assist with central office and projects as assigned by the Director of Campus Life.
  10. Maintain visibility and a high level of interaction with students.
  11. Maintain regular scheduled office hours.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS (As referenced in The Post Way of Life – Associates’ Daily Commitments 

  • We expect our associates to CARE (ConnectAssessResolveExcite) in every stakeholder interaction. CARE is a framework to guide our every decision and action. CARE also resonates with our diverse associate & student populations – as humans, we know what it means to CARE.  
  • We We believe relationships matter. Not only do we believe relationships matter, but we also know there is a direct correlation between the quality of our relationships and our outcomes. We invest in our relationships with colleagues, students, and ourselves – we make time to tend to our mental, physical, financial, and professional health. 
  • We We take the time to understand fully why something happens or happened; we remove assumptions and eliminate confusion or ambiguity by asking questions and creating context, certainty, clarity, and mutual understanding. We collaborate with others throughout the university by understanding their strengths and the value they bring to the tribe. When we encounter conflict, we first seek to understand and then to be understood – and always with respect. 
  • We We generate the trust of our colleagues, students, regulatory bodies, and our greater communities by doing the right thing all the time—even when nobody is looking. We honor our promises by following up and following through. We help others learn and grow by sharing information and feedback.
  • We “Making It Personal” is the experience we promise each student and associate in every interaction. Excite is the heart of our experience philosophy. We find ways to Wow, Amaze and Delight others by being resourceful and helpful. We embrace change, take risks, and innovate. We celebrate successes and recognize the accomplishments of others.

Minimum Qualifications & Competencies:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Previous residence hall management experience, community development and wellness concepts knowledge, supervisory experience, and teamwork. 

Additional information: 

  • The Community Director will be provided with a furnished apartment with cable and Wi-Fi included, $15.00 per month laundry stipend, $50.00 per month cell phone stipend, full meal plan, open dining during regular semesters, and gym membership.
  • Post University has a partner and pet policy: a partner must be cleared through a background check as well as sign an agreement.  Pets meeting the following criteria are allowed:  one (1) dog up to 40 lbs. or two (2) cats, with vet documentation.  A $300.00 security deposit is required which would be refunded after moving out, should no pet damage occur.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 134-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

Post University is an equal opportunity employer.

At Post, we embrace differences. We thrive on diversity. We believe our distinctions make us better educators, leaders, and simply better in every way possible. We gladly comply with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status.

Post University's team members come from various backgrounds, experiences, and expertise. Each perspective helps us collectively evaluate situations from every angle for the best decision-making process available. This is the heart of our culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration.

"Post University a great place for great minds to develop their careers, no matter what role you fulfill."

Donna, Post Employee for 25 years

"You really build a strong relationship with each student, and their success becomes your success."

Caitlin, Academic Success Counselor

"The work environment at Post is extremely positive and happy, and you have the opportunity to connect with your employees."

Gina, Post Management