The Community Director (CD) position at UMBC is a full-time, year-round, live-in professional staff position that provides comprehensive leadership to a residential community for a student population of 320-580 students, depending on the assigned community. The CD role is critical in developing an inclusive, responsible residential community at UMBC.
The incumbent will be responsible for the overall quality of life for residents living in one of the residential communities, each housing approximately 320-580 students. Specific duties include: overseeing the management and administration of daily residential community operations; providing crisis response; serving in emergency “on-call” rotations; implementing developmental program curriculum; advising students; supervising student paraprofessionals/graduate students; aiding in the resolution of student conduct matters; creating inclusive communities; regulating safety operations; performing collateral tasks including staff selection, training and development; summer conferences; and performing other duties as assigned.
This position will begin in July 2021.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Student Development, Counseling, or a related area prior to the employment start date.
Prior residence hall experience is desired.
A solid foundation in human/student development theory and demonstrated ability to relate to a multi-cultural population are very desirable.
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application by March 7, 2021. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position includes a furnished apartment and the full University benefits package.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493301
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.