Private On campus apartment (apartment details vary based on location)
All apartments include local telephone service, Internet access, and cable television connection
Dining allowance: $1,000 Ramapo Dollars (used for meals at Ramapo dining areas)
10 month position stipend of about $8,000
Tuition remission (taxable income, used only for tuition & fees) up to $8,000 per academic year (Fall and Spring only) to a local institution's graduate program
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
The Graduate Residence Director (GRD) has the overall responsibility for the supervision of undergraduate paraprofessional staff in the College Park Apartments area. The GRD works with students to develop a sense of community in their residence area through educational and social programming, daily student interaction, and active participation in the overall residence life program. The GRD is expected to support the mission of the residence life department as well as the college by being a role model to staff and students, supporting college programs and services, enforcing college policies and procedures, providing leadership during crisis situations and managing the daily operations of their assigned area.
Student Related Duties and Responsibilities:
Works to create community within the assigned residence area
Interacts with residents and makes themselves readily available to all students
Provides consultations and referrals to students with academic, behavioral, emotional or physical concerns, as needed
Be aware of college resources to refer students with academic, career and personal concerns.
Models appropriate behavior and confronts inappropriate behavior of residents
Enforces college and residence life policies
Advises the building/area’s residence hall council and works to provide an environment of cooperation between residence life staff and officers of the hall association
Mediates student conflicts
Staff Related Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises paraprofessional staff in performance of their duties.
Responsible for ongoing staff development of the para-professional staff.
Responsible for creating a staff team that supports and encourages teamwork and mutual respect.
Monitors and supervises staff and building wide programs based on Ramapo's programming model.
Assists with the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of RA staff.
Provides ongoing feedback to RA staff regarding their personal and professional development.
Provides emotional support and motivation for staff members.
Conducts weekly staff meetings and individual meetings with RA staff.
Provides leadership during crisis situations.
Administrative Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall daily operations of the assigned residence area.
Maintains weekly scheduled (25) office hours a week (break times are to be scheduled separately).
Performs administrative tasks delegated by the supervisor.
Assists Area Director with opening and closing of the assigned residence area and coordinates check in and check out procedures.
Serves as a judicial officer for minor discipline cases.
Supervises and coordinates room inspections as per ORL timeline.
Chairs a residence life committee or oversees a specialized area.
Keeps communication with student staff as their direct supervisor and holds them accountable.
Monitors area’s programing budget.
Reports needed maintenance and building repairs. Follows up with Senior Resident Assistants for College Park Apartments for all facilities work orders.
Reports outstanding unsatisfactory maintenance and housekeeping issues to the supervisor.
Maintains an accurate key inventory (including peg system, office keys with staff (fitness center keys where applicable) and maintaining accurate updated information with Win-codes and Solitaire.
Participates in an on-call duty rotation as an on call administrator.
Relationship with Supervisor
Meets regularly with supervisor.
Keeps supervisor informed of all aspects of the residence area and general students’ development issues.
Monitors floor and building related issues and reports them to supervisor.
Maintains open communication with supervisor regarding area.
Relates with other offices.
Collaborates with Public Safety, Facilities, and Housekeeping personnel to assure proper residence hall operations in area.
Works with Public Safety to educate students on safety and security.
Manages other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor's degree required
Enrolled in a local institution's graduate level program (including, optionally, Ramapo College)
Strong supervisory skills
Previous residence life or campus leadership experience
Previous administrative experience
Must live in provided on campus apartment
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 118007217
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."