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Assistant Director of Residential Life (ADRL)- SUNY Broome Student Village

SUNY Broome Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

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Company Description:

Student Village at SUNY Broome:

The BCC Housing Development Corporation, managed by the Faculty-Student Association of BCC, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) company that provides on campus apartment-style living to SUNY Broome students at the Student Village. Since its opening in 2014, the Student Village and its dedicated, friendly and helpful staff have maintained a focus on creating a premier student experience at SUNY Broome with a safe and secure building, and student support for both living and learning. The Student Village's diverse residential population has the advantage of having access within the building to programming space, fitness space and study space, and in close proximity to academic resources, the main cafe, bookstore, clubs and activities, sporting events, and much more.

Job Description:

The Faculty-Student Association of Broome Community College, Inc. (F-SA) is seeking a full-time, salaried, 12-month, live-in, Assistant Director of Residential Life for the Student Village. This administrative position reports to the Director of Housing & Residential Life (Director).

General Responsibilities:

This position directly supervises the Resident Assistants (RAs). Supports the Director of Housing & Residential Life and collaborates with the Assistant Director of Housing (ADH) in the selection, training, and evaluation of RAs. May supervise other student staff and graduate staff/interns.

This position assists in supporting the BCC HDC Residential Life program, consistent with the College's mission, vision and goals. The Assistant Director of Residential Life (ADRL) supports the department's operations, policies, and procedures, and works with campus partners to achieve student success initiatives. The ADRL manages and performs administrative functions related to the operation of the residence hall, the Student Village, with a primary focus on student programming. The ADRL supervises the department, in the absence of the Director and the ADH.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Implements the student development programming for the residence life community.
  • In collaboration with the Director, oversees the RA recruitment and selection process; including individual and group processes, as well as the hiring processes, including staff selection and evaluation.
  • Manages and implements RA training as well as develops additional on-going training opportunities.
  • Responsible for RA staff development programming and meeting planning, including creating weekly agendas and presenting RAs with professional development opportunities through their student leadership roles.
  • Assists with crisis intervention and conflict management, including mental health incidents, roommate conflicts, student conduct, and staffing issues.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and activities for residential students.
  • In collaboration with the Director, develops Student Village opening and closing processes, procedures, and responsibilities.
  • Supports the Director with conduct related matters, under the direction of the Dean of Student's Office.
  • Rotates on-call responsibilities with other professional staff.
  • Serves on College committees.
  • Ensures that adequate student programming and community events occur, tracking attendance and assessing the events.
  • Collaborates with campus offices and community partners to implement special projects for students and RAs in the Student Village that positively contribute to their development.
  • Provides Student Village newsletters on a consistent basis (monthly or bi-weekly).
  • Identifies and provides outreach to students who are at-risk, who are in academic jeopardy, or who have been adjudicated for violations of conduct, and collaborates with appropriate campus departments to create academic and/or developmental success plans.
  • Utilizes database systems regularly to track students and address issues as needed.
  • Assists the ADH in maintaining records related to the housing program, including meal plan usage student outreach.
  • Works with the Director in the hiring, training and supervision of summer employees as needed.
  •  Assists EOP campus partners in supervision and training of EOP academy employees.
  • Works with the ADH to coordinate the processes associated with camps and conferences and EOP academy, including paperwork, keys, and orienting students and families to on campus living and the rules of the Student Village.
  • Supports the Facilities Team in ensuring building inspections are completed for Student Village openings and closings.
  • Performs other essential functions and related duties, as assigned. 


  • Strong leadership, verbal/written communication, organizational, administrative, and Interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literate;
  • Familiarity with residence hall living;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations of students, staff, and external constituencies;
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information;
  • Flexibility to work non-traditional hours to meet the needs of students.

Special Requirements:

  • The employee must live in the Student Village in a staff apartment, at no cost to the employee.
  • The employee receives a meal plan each Fall and Spring semester, at no cost to the employee, with the expectation that the meal plan be used to develop community with the students by joining the students for meals throughout the semester. Meal plan services are not provided during scheduled semester breaks, winter or summer terms.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution; or foreign equivalent; AND
  • 2-4 years of previous professional housing, residential life or student affairs experience; AND
  • Demonstrated work experience and skills related to program and community development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of housing operations.

This position is subject to a criminal background and MVR check.

Additional Information:

The minimum annual salary rate for this position is $58,458.

Offers of employment will be conditional based upon the results of a satisfactory, required pre-employment Standard Background Check. 

The BCC Housing Development Corp, a division of the Faculty-Student Association of BCC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, creed, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, reproductive health decision making, military status, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction records, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions:

For best consideration, application materials must be received no later than Monday, April 22, 2024.  SUNY Broome will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the name, address, and phone number of three (3) references to: 

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