POSITION TYPE: Full-time exempt; requires living in the residential student Village among students.
COMPENSATION: Private on-site apartment, additional salary commensurate with education and experience, full host of employee benefits including healthcare and retirement, and a meal stipend.
Providence Christian College is a growing, inter-denominationally Reformed, accredited liberal arts college, that exists to serve the Reformed and Evangelical Christian community on the West Coast by equipping students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their churches, their communities and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity. Providence is distinctly Christian and Reformed; distinctly classical in its approach to emphasizing core liberal arts; and distinctly counter-cultural.
As a residential college, Providence is located in Old Town Pasadena, California. 90% of our students live on campus in apartment housing. 60% of our students are student-athletes, 55% are male, 75% are from California. Learn more about Providence by visiting our website: www.providencecc.edu
The Resident Director is a full time (evenings/weekends), and live-in position that reports to the Dean of Students. General duties include promoting community, supervision of student employees, enforcement of college and resident life policies, and management of various resident life functions.
Responsibilities & Skills
Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Resident Director will be responsible for the following:
Providing shared oversight of residence halls, including Resident Assistant supervision
Providing Resident Assistant training and the ongoing coaching of RAs
Counseling residential students regarding personal and interpersonal issues
Connecting students with resources, including academic and counseling services
Assisting the Student Life department with the following:
Event planning with Campus Activities Board, Student Senate and RAs
Housing placement and management
Orientation and retreat for new students
Organization and execution of chapel
Student retention management and strategic planning
Administrative tasks as needed
Scheduling maintenance and apartment turnover
Bachelor’s degree and some level of relevant work experience (1-2 years). Must possess strong organizational, administrative, communication and leadership skills. Candidates who have experience in Resident Life or Student Development, and/or hold a graduate degree are preferred. Candidates who have had a comparable educational experience to Providence will be more prepared for this position.
Providence Christian College is an accredited and growing Reformed inter-denominational liberal arts college that seeks to equip students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their church, their community and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity. Providence Christian College is located in beautiful Pasadena, California and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Education at Providence is characterized by a broad liberal arts foundation from a Reformed perspective, with an emphasis on experiential education, taking full advantage of the extraordinary cultural, natural, and economic riches of the Los Angeles area.