Area Director

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Department: Residential Life
Position Type: Staff Full-time
Categories: Residential Life

Benefits Eligible?
Yes
Pay Classification
Exempt (Salaried)
Month Worked Per Year
11 Months
Position FTE
.92
Pay Grade
Exempt - Grade 10

Position Overview
The Area Director is a live-in staff member who works with the staff and students to develop a comfortable living and learning environment and assists individuals with their personal development. As a member of the Residential Life Staff within the Division of Student Life, the Area Director will serve in many capacities including the roles of a community builder, educator, adviser, supervisor, and administrator. In these roles the Area Director helps to shape the quality of the residential experience for the students.

The Department of Residential Life supports the educational goals of the students and the mission of the college. The residential living – learning environment is designed to enhance student growth and development through individual and group experiences in the following areas:

  • Community Living
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Diversity Awareness and Appreciation
  • Goal Setting and Achievement
  • Holistic Development
  • Value Formation and Confirmation

Required Qualifications
Carleton Residential Life seeks candidates with a master’s degree and previous residential life experience. All Area Directors must be committed to working with individuals and groups of traditional aged college students in a residential setting. In addition, the Area Director must be available to work on some evenings and weekends. Area Directors are required to live in campus housing.

Special Instructions to Applicants
As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by the close of business Friday, June 11, 2021. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.

A full job description for the Area Director can be viewed by clicking here: AD position description.pdf

As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by the close of business Friday, June 11, 2021. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.

Salary and Benefits:
This is an exempt level position. The selected finalist’s salary will be based on the candidate’s qualifications, internal pay structure, and our overall compensation package. Carleton offers a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plans with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a health savings account with college contribution, a generous paid time off, as well as access to many other campus amenities.

Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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