Dorm Parents at Brandon Hall serve an essential function in the overall well-being and community of the boarding program. Their work is unique and particularly demanding and rewarding. Our small community fosters strong connections and great opportunities for professional mentorship and coaching. Brandon Hall provides year round private apartment housing within the dorm. In addition to being a constant and consistent presence in residential life, dorm parents may also have opportunities to teach, coach and serve as advisors. Dorm parents are part of a strong, proactive team that is deeply invested in student growth and wellness.
Interested applicants must submit an online application which includes a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Primary Job Description
Oversee and maintain the smooth operation of their dormitory halls and the safety and well being of the boarders
Uphold the Panther Pillars and support Residential Life Team in defining the rules and setting the standards for good communal living
Attend all dorm, staff, and advisory meetings
Serve as advisors to 6-8 boarders
Mentor the SLT (Student Leadership Team)
Establish and maintain positive relationships with students
Support students with social or academic matters
Establish a relationship with student families
Proactively help students develop practical life, social, and community-living skills
Ensure a safe and well-kept living environment
Lead on and off-campus extracurricular activities as assigned
Embody a growth mindset by engaging in regular training and professional development
Highly Preferred Qualifications
-Experience in mainstream boarding school programs
-Expertise in working with multicultural students
-International experience or IB experience
Benefits: Health Benefits, Campus Housing, Meals and Utilities
Brandon Hall School is an equal opportunity employer.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.