The Office of Residential Life is responsible for translating the overall philosophy and objectives of the Illinois Wesleyan University residence hall program into a practical and meaningful set of services, activities and programs for students living within the university-owned residence halls. In addition to counseling residents concerning personal and/or academic concerns, Residence Directors are responsible for supervision of hall staff and overseeing most aspects of the residence hall, including programming and activities. In this process, Residence Directors promote the development of skills for leadership, decision-making, conflict resolution, fiscal management, problem solving and self-discipline. Below is a summary of the responsibilities of the Residence Director position.
Qualifications: A master's degree and appropriate work experience is required. Preferred experience includes supervision, facility management, advising, and program development.
Remuneration: Base cash salary for 12 months is $26,000, subject to federal income tax and Illinois state income tax withholdings. Compensation includes: a $1,000 professional development fund; a furnished apartment equipped with free local phone, high-speed internet and basic cable; a meal plan for oneself, for a partner and dining center meals for dependent children; an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance; free campus parking passes for all vehicles; and Shirk Athletic Center passes for oneself and a partner. Staff members accrue 20 vacation days and 2 personal days per year, as well as having paid sick leave and paid holidays.
Application information and Deadlines: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is immediate.
Assistant Dean of Students
Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
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