Type: Parttime, combined with teaching or other duties to create full time role, 9 Months
Salary: Not Specified
Estimated Start Date: 7/1/2020
Category: Residential Life
Benefits: Health Benefits, Campus Housing, Retirement Contribution
Applewild School has welcomed international students for over a decade and is now opening a dormitory for 18 students in grades 5-9 in Fall 2020. We are looking for two Residential Life Associates who will work with and for the Director of Residential Life to supervise a high quality small-scale junior boarding program of the highest caliber.
Key responsibilities include:
We are seeking a special person to carry out these following residential life mission-critical functions:
Help boarding students become integrated into the broader Applewild community.
Proctor study hours and supervise the limited use of technology in the dorm.
Interact with boarding parents, addressing their concerns and reporting these to the Director.
Participate in student orientation programs
Rotate on duty a third of the time, and cover for other residential life staff should illnesses or other unforeseen events occur.
Be able to drive students in 15-passenger van to outings and airports as needed
Supervise boarding students ensuring they arrive at breakfast and school on time in the morning, and return for study hall and dorm time after dinner.
Sensitively and adroitly address student life issues such as homesickness, etc.
Interface with faculty to ensure all boarding students are thriving
Serve as an exemplary role model for students as a culturally-sensitive person of character.
Embrace Applewild’s Core Values and inspire students to do the same.
Participate in a one-to-two day training retreat for dorm parents
Participate in weekly staff meetings to discuss matters concerning the Residential Life Program
Participate in new student orientation for Residential Life students
Assist with logistics associated with student travel
Communicate regularly and in a timely manner with the Director of Residential Life & Auxiliary Programs
Coordinate the selection, training and performance of residential life leaders
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
At least 1 to 10 years of teaching and/or administrative experience in a school or youth-serving organization such as summer camp
Understand and value the amazing development journey which our junior boarding students experience
Successful track record of working with a wide range of people
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach
Exceptional organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and able to work collaboratively
High-energy and enthusiastic about working with a wide range of ages in an academic atmosphere
Clean driving record, current license and insurance and the ability to clear a CORI/SORI background check.
Available Position: Residential Life Associate
Department: Residential Life
Reports to: Director of Residential Life
Full/Part Time: (9 months)
Date Posted: September 30, 2019
Start Date: 8/1/2020
Please send letter of interest along with accurate resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org.