TMI Episcopal is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Residential Life and Summer Enrichment. The Director of Residential Life and Summer Enrichment is responsible for all elements of both programs.
The purpose of the Residential Life Program at TMI is to further the mission of the school by providing an opportunity for students in grades 9-12 from Texas, the United States, and around the world to live in a safe environment that enables them to excel and mature within a supportive community.
The purpose of the Summer Enrichment Program is to provide exploratory learning and academic enrichment courses as well as athletic and other activities. The summer program exists to increase the school’s visibility with prospective full-time students, peer institutions, and other organizations in the wider community.
Essential duties and responsibilities include recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising of a small group of competent and properly trained teachers and staff members to organize and facilitate both programs, ensuring that all instructors perform their duties with the highest level of professionalism.
Essential Functions of the Residential Life Program:
Plan and implement a two-to-three day training retreat for approximately 20 dorm parents
Lead weekly staff meetings to discuss matters concerning the Residential Life Program
Review staffing schedules, duty rosters, and work expectations
Assist dorm parents with goal setting
Supervise new student orientation for Residential Life students
Oversee student holiday travel
Manage conduct system for the Residential Life Program and partner with the Upper School Dean of Students and Associate Head of School in major disciplinary cases
Coordinate safety training for all dorm parents with Risk Management and Health Services
Manage and implement a Residential Life Crisis Plan
Establish, review, and update medical and mental health support policies for Residential Life students
Coordinate the selection, training and performance of residential life prefects
Review and update the Residential Life Handbook annually
Assign student housing
Manage residential life budgets to include salaries, supplies, activities, transportation, tutoring, professional development, and other general or specific expenses
Maintain accurate records for residential life cell phones, credit cards, and accounts.
Partner with Director of Finance and Operations to coordinate capital expenses for residential life
Network with counterparts at peer boarding schools; attend conferences
Assist the Office of Admissions in the recruitment process for prospective boarding applicants to include some domestic and international travel
Coordinate, and report maintenance needs on a timely basis to the Chief Business Officer.
Partner with the Business Office to manage TMI Housing Agreements for all Residential Life residents
Essential Functions of the Summer Enrichment Program
Develop, market, schedule, and oversee the entire summer school/camp operation, including academic, extra-curricular, athletic, and off-campus activities
Devise and manage the registration process for prospective summer students
Create and monitor all safety and health programs for all summer programs
Schedule regular meetings of summer program staff and instructors to evaluate, develop, and implement instruction that reflects the vision of the school and meets optimal standards of safety
Provide summer faculty and summer staff performance evaluations and feedback
Arrange for thoughtful communications with and events for the parents of the summer students
Create, maintain, and communicate all records, as required by TMI school, other schools, consultants, and professional associations.
Partner with the Director of Enrollment Management to identify and recruit qualified students for the full-year program
Work with the Chief Business Officer to develop a budget and to ensure the profitability of the summer program
Collaborate with the Director of Community Relations to create print and online marketing materials for the summer program, produce the catalog of summer program offerings, and generate enthusiasm for and promote the program’s success
Coordinate with the Chief Business Officer to arrange for summer program facility and/or equipment needs
Network with counterparts with peer schools; seek opportunities for professional development
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
At least 5 to 10 years of teaching and/or administrative experience in a school or youth-serving organization
Successful track record working with a wide range of people
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach
Exceptional entrepreneurial and organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
About TMI: Episcopal School
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.