Residence Life

Assistant Complex Director

The primary function of the Assistant Complex Director (ACD) is to support the missions and visions of the Office of Residence Life and Emory Campus Life through providing leadership in community development, administration, advising, counseling, and crisis management. The ACD works collaboratively to create and maintain a safe, inclusive, and flourishing environment for the academic and personal growth of the students within an assigned living unit.

Responsibilities 

Community Development

  • Develop relationships with Chapter/Theme leaders and assist them with house administration and community building.
  • Advise staff members on educational and co-curricular programming to support students’ growth and development as outlined by Residence Life in collaboration with the Theme Houses at Emory University.
  • Be visible and accessible to address residents’ needs or concerns.
  • Maintain community standards through education, communication, and documentation.
  • Demonstrate leadership by working to develop a space for students to be successful in their personal, academic, and professional pursuits.
  • Act as a positive role model for both fellow staff members and residents by not participating in questionable and unethical behavior.
  • Promote community among the Resident Advisor staff and House Manager teams by leading two (2) development workshops per semester. 

Administration

  • Facilitate the check in, check out, room inspection, and damage billing processes at the open and close of each semester.
  • Monitor the physical integrity of spaces and report and follow-up on maintenance concerns.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings. No commitment outside of academics will be considered before these meetings.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor.
  • Meet regularly with Sorority leaders, specifically the Chapter Presidents and House Managers.
  • Attend and participate in all selection, on-boarding, training, and evaluation processes as deemed appropriate by the supervisor and/or Residence Life.
  • Manage the room change process for Eagle Row and Peavine Creek facilities.
  • Conduct area-wide facility walk-throughs, as directed, to advocate for improvements to physical structures and to report damages to appropriate staff members. 

Advising, Counseling, and Crisis Management

  • Serve as an advisor to the Eagle Row Hall Council.
  • Be knowledgeable of university resources and provide appropriate referrals.
  • Act as a mediator in conflicts among students.
  • Educate residents about Residence Life and university policies.
  • Assume scheduled on-call duty responsibility to ensure proper coverage as determined by the supervisor and/or Residence Life.
    • ACDs serve in an on call rotation that covers one half of the on-campus residential population and are on call for one week at a time. They should expect to be on call for approximately five total weeks throughout the academic year
  • Maintain on-campus presence for large scale community events including, but not limited to, Homecoming and Dooley’s Week.
  • Respond directly to crisis situations. 

Related Duties

  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters related to residents and student staff.
  • Maintain clear communication lines with the Residence Life and Housing Operations professional staff members.
  • If desired, serve as a conduct officer for the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Eligibility

Required:

  • Admission to Emory University as a graduate student in good standing.

Desired:

  • Previous experience in residence life (either as an undergraduate or post-graduate)
  • Affiliation with a Greek letter organization or working knowledge of the ynamics of Greek letter organizations
    • Experience as a Chapter or Council leader is preferred
  • Be an active and contributing member of the Emory community

Compensation

Compensation includes:

  • A Furnished apartment with utilities, internet and cable provided
  • A $7,000 stipend per year
  • A meal plan including seven (7) meals per week when campus dining facilities are open
  • A Emory parking pass

Supervisor

Complex Director of FEER (Few, Evans, and Eagle Row)

 

Time Commitment

20 hours per week. The actual time commitment varies during the academic year, with greater commitment around opening and closings and during pre-service training.

 

Contract Dates

August 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018. The ACD may move into apartments on July 28th, 2017 and training begins on August 2nd, 2017. Occupancy of the apartment is available during academic year breaks, including Fall Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break. The ACD who returns for the following academic year are eligible to reside in their apartments over the summer break, with some exceptions in the case of renovation projects.

Academic Provisions

  • Full-time enrollment in an Emory University graduate or professional program. (Possible exceptions for those students in their final semester of study)
  • The ACD must be aware of commitments and manage their time effectively to fulfill the role and responsibilities of an ACD. 

Training

The Assistant Complex Director is expected to return to Emory in late summer for training. Fall training will begin August 3, 2017. You may begin moving into apartments on August 1, 2017.

 

Application

Please submit the following to apply:

  • A completed application form (application will open in a new window)
  • Two letters of reference
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Graduate transcript, or verification of graduate student status

Complete applications can be sent to the address below; however, due to delays in campus mail, persons mailing their applications are urged to do so early to ensure delivery. Application materials can also be submitted to anne.herold@emory.edu. Additionally, applications can be brought to the Office of Residence Life in Raoul Hall. Email is the preferred method to receive all supplemental materials. Applications are due by March 14th, 2017 at 5pm.

Additional Information

Appointments for the position are made during the spring semester for the next academic year from August to May (10 months). Termination may occur at any time during the year due to one’s performance or lack of compliance with university policies, rules, and regulations.

The ACD will receive ongoing evaluation from their supervisor.

For additional information, please contact:

Anne Herold, Assistant Director
Office of Residence Life
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B Atlanta, GA 30322 
Phone: 404.712.9465 Fax: 404.727.4774 
http://emory.edu/housing

Eagle Row House Director

The primary function of the Eagle Row House Director (HD) is to support the missions and visions of the Office of Residence Life, the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, and the Division of Campus Life through providing leadership in community development, administration, advising, counseling and crisis management of a fraternity or theme house. The HD works collaboratively to create and maintain a safe, inclusive, and flourishing environment for the academic and personal growth of the students within an assigned living unit. Competency in trust building is at the cornerstone of success for the HD.

 

Responsibilities 

Community Development

  • Empower residents and Chapter or Theme leadership to create and shape community in the house.
  • Provide meaningful educational and co-curricular programming to support students’ growth and development as outlined by Residence Life and the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life.
  • Be visible and accessible to address residents’ needs or concerns.
  • Maintain community standards through education, communication, and documentation. 
  • Consult with professional staff members on conduct action as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate leadership by working with the Chapter/Theme community to develop a space for students to be successful in their personal, academic, and professional pursuits.
  • Act as a positive role model for both fellow staff members and residents by not participating in questionable and unethical behavior. 

Administration

  • Facilitate the check in, check out, room inspections, and damage billing processes at the open and close of each semester.
  • Monitor the physical integrity of the space and report and follow-up on maintenance concerns. 
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.  No commitment outside of academics will be considered before this meeting.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor.
  • Meet regularly with Chapter/Theme leaders, specifically the Chapter President and House Manager or Theme RA and program liaison.
  • Attend and participate in all selection, on-boarding, training, and evaluation processes as deemed appropriate by the supervisor and/or Residence Life.
  • Fulfill responsibilities related to monitoring registered in house social events. 

Advising, Counseling, and Crisis Management

  • Serve as an advisor to the Chapter/Theme in regards to residential, social, and community issues.
  • Be knowledgeable of university resources and provide appropriate referrals.
  • Act as a mediator in conflicts among students.
  • Educate residents about Residence Life and university policies.
  • Assume scheduled on-call duty responsibility to ensure proper coverage as determined by the supervisor and/or Residence Life.
    • HDs serve in an on call rotation that covers one half of the on-campus residential population and are on call for one week at a time. They should expect to be on call for approximately five total weeks throughout the academic year.
  • Maintain on-campus presence for large scale community events including Homecoming and Dooley’s Week. 
  • Respond directly to crisis situations.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life on pertinent resident and Chapter concerns. 

Related Duties

  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters related to residents and student staff. 
  • Maintain clear communication lines with the Residence Life and Housing Operations professional staff members.
  • If desired, serve as a conduct officer for the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

 

Eligibility

Required:

  • Admission to Emory University as a graduate student in good standing.

Desired:

  • Previous experience in residence life (either as an undergraduate or post-graduate)
  • Affiliation with a Greek letter organization or working knowledge of the ynamics of Greek letter organizations
    • Experience as a Chapter or Council leader is preferred
  • Be an active and contributing member of the Emory community

 

Compensation

Compensation includes:

  • A Furnished apartment with utilities, internet and cable provided
  • A $7,000 stipend per year
  • A meal plan including seven (7) meals per week when campus dining facilities are open
  • A Emory parking pass

 

Supervisor

Assistant Director of Sorority and Fraternity Residential Life or Complex Director of Few, Evans, and Eagle Row (depending on house)

 

Time Commitment

15-20 hours per week. The actual time commitment varies during the academic year, with greater commitment around opening and closings and during pre-service training.

 

Contract Dates

August 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018. HDs may move into apartments on July 28th, 2017 and training begins on August 2nd, 2017. Occupancy of the apartment is available during academic year breaks, including Fall Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break. HDs who return for the following academic year are eligible to reside in their apartments over the summer break, with some exceptions in the case of renovation projects.

 

Academic Provisions

  • Full-time enrollment in an Emory University graduate or professional program. (Possible exceptions for those students in their final semester of study)
  • HDs must be aware of commitments and manage their time effectively to fulfill the role and responsibilities of an HD. 

 

Training

All House Directors are expected to return to Emory in late summer for training. Fall training for House Directors will begin August 3, 2017. HDs may begin moving into apartments on August 1, 2017.

 

Application

Please submit the following to apply:

  • A completed application form (application will open in a new window)
  • Two letters of reference
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Graduate transcript, or verification of graduate student status

Complete applications can be sent to the address below; however, due to delays in campus mail, persons mailing their applications are urged to do so early to ensure delivery. Application materials can also be submitted to anne.herold@emory.edu. Additionally, applications can be brought to the Office of Residence Life in Raoul Hall. Email is the preferred method to receive all supplemental materials. Applications are due by DEADLINE TBD.

 

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Anne Herold, Assistant Director
Office of Residence Life
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B Atlanta, GA 30322 
Phone: 404.712.9465 Fax: 404.727.4774 
http://osfl.emory.edu

Resident Advisor

Resident Advisors play an integral role in the quality of the residential program at Emory. For that reason, the administrative staff in the Office of Residence Life has developed a selection process designed to identify qualified individuals, and provide all applicants with valuable experience in group interaction and interviewing.

The selection process will give you an opportunity to share with us your qualifications and motivation for the RA position. RAs are expected to fill many roles; therefore, it takes exceptional people to fill these positions. We take special care in selecting those individuals with potential to develop leadership skills and grow with the Residence Life program. 

The Application Process

  • Applications: Applications should be submitted online by 11:59PM on January 11, 2017.
  • Recommendations: Two recommendation forms are due through the online submission page by 11:59 PM on January 29, 2017. Please submit the names of your references on your application. One of these recommendations should be from a current Campus Life or Residence Life staff member (including SAs, RAs, RHDs, or CDs). The other can be from anyone else including others from the Emory community such as faculty or administrators, or previous employers. Recommendation forms will be automatically emailed to your references once you submit your application.

Links to the application and application timeline are to the left. Please read this information carefully, as it will provide you with information regarding each step of the application process. 

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contafct Ryan Roche at 404.727.2068 or rroche@emory.edu

Applications submitted after the deadline will not receive consideration.

 

Eligibility

  • Academic Standing: Candidates are required to be in good academic standing with the University, which includes being a full-time, registered undergraduate student at Emory. (Students in their final semester of study who have received approval from Emory College of Arts and Sciences to take fewer than 12 credit hours will remain eligible for employment.) Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the time of application and must maintain this minimum GPA throughout the duration of employment with the department. No exceptions will be made.
  • Disciplinary Standing: Candidates are required to be in good disciplinary standing with the University. All candidates having a prior disciplinary history during their tenure as an Emory student should share that information during their interview. Having a disciplinary history with the University or with the department does not eliminate a candidate from consideration, but the nature of the incident(s) may have bearing. All candidates’ disciplinary history will be checked with the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Financial Standing: Candidates are required to be in good financial standing with the University. All student staff are expected to meet payment for tuition and fees. The stipend earned in this position may affect student financial aid awards.
  • Residency Standing: Candidates are required to have completed four full semesters of on campus residency at any college or university by the time of employment (Fall 2017). Current first-year students may not apply for the Resident Advisor position.

 

Compensation

It is understood that a staff position in the residence halls cannot easily be translated in to hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. The position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and good understanding of the unpredictable nature of the actual time involved. To compensate the Resident Advisor for this time and dedication, the Office of Residence Life provides Resident Advisors with an annual stipend that is broken down into the following:

  • Payment of $1,246, which is paid monthly at the rate of $124.60 per month (Aug - May).
  • A single, furnished room. (This is based off the rate of a single occupancy room for the current academic year).

 

Training

  • Fall Training 2017: All Resident Advisors are required to attend fall staff training prior to the opening of school in August. This year’s training is set to begin with in-community training, informal social, and some administrative work on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 and will continue through Friday, August 19, 2016. Staff can begin to arrive back to campus on Friday, August 5, 2016.
  • RA Class: All Resident Advisors are required to enroll and fully participate in an RA class (EDS 472 Peer Counseling). Students will receive 2 credit hours for their participation. The class will be held for two hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays during the fall semester. The purpose of the class is to follow up some of the training that will occur before the students arrive, as well as to create a network for new hall staff. Personal development, leadership, diversity issues and other skill-based activities will be presented during the course of the seminar.

Sophomore Advisor

Sophomore Advisors (SAs) play an integral role in the quality of the residential program at Emory. For that reason, the administrative staff in Residence Life has developed a selection process designed to identify qualified individuals, and provide all applicants with valuable experience in group interaction and interviewing.

The selection process will give you an opportunity to share with us your qualifications and motivation for the SA position. Sophomore Advisors are expected to fill many roles; therefore, it takes exceptional people to fill these positions. We take special care in selecting those individuals with potential to develop leadership skills and grow with the Residence Life program. 

The Application Process

  • Applications: Applications should be submitted online by 11:59 PM on January 11, 2017
  • Recommendations: Two recommendation forms are due through the online submission page by 11:59 PM on January 19, 2017. Please submit the names of your references on your application. One of these recommendations should be from a current Campus Life or Residence Life staff member (including SAs, RAs, RHDs, or CDs). The other can be from anyone else including others from the Emory community such as faculty or administrators, or previous employers. Recommendation forms will be automatically emailed to your references once you submit your application.
  • Individual Interview: Each SA candidate will participate in an interview with current student staff. You will schedule your interview after your complete application has been received. Interview dates are TBD.

Links to the application and application timeline are to the left. Please read this information carefully, as it will provide you with information regarding each step of the application process.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contafct Ryan Roche at 404.727.2068 or rroche@emory.edu.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not receive consideration.

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Eligibility

  • Academic Standing: Candidates are required to be in good academic standing with the University, which includes being a full-time, registered second-year student at Emory. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application and must maintain this minimum GPA throughout the duration of employment with the department. No exceptions will be made.
  • Disciplinary Standing: Candidates are required to be in good disciplinary standing with the University. Candidates currently serving a sanction of Probation or higher issued by the Office of Student Conduct are not eligible for employment. All candidates having a prior disciplinary history during their tenure as an Emory student should share that information during their interview. Having a disciplinary history with the University or with the department does not eliminate a candidate from consideration, but the nature of the incident(s) may have bearing. All candidates’ disciplinary history will be checked with the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Financial Standing: Candidates are required to be in good financial standing with the University. All student staff are expected to meet payment for tuition, fees, and housing. 
  • Residency Standing: Candidates are required to have completed two full semesters of on campus residency at Emory College of Arts and Sciences by the time of employment (Fall 2017).

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Compensation

Sophomore Advisors, while not compensated monetarily, will be offered the following for their services:

  • Early Residence Hall Check-In
  • Move-In T-shirt
  • Meals during training and opening days
  • Valuable leadership experience
  • New friends and fun

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Training

  • Fall Training 2017: All SAs are required to attend fall staff training prior to the opening of school in August. This year’s training is set to begin with in-community training, informal social, and some administrative work on Saturday, August 13, 2016 and will continue through Friday, August 19, 2016. Sophomore Advisor staff are expected to arrive on campus by Friday, August 12, 2016.

Flourish! Advisor (FA)

The Flourish! Advisor (FA) works with residence life, graduate students, and Health Promotion staff members to facilitate a flourishing environment within the residence hall contributing to the intellectual, social, physical, moral, and cultural development of the students. The Flourish! Advisor assists other Residence Life staff members in articulating to the students the philosophy and policies of the Office of Residence Life & Housing, Office of Health Promotion, other Campus Life departments, the College, and other Departments and Divisions within the University and, in turn, represents and presents the needs of the students to the administration. The volunteer position of Flourish! Advisor requires strong leadership skills, honor, confidentiality, enthusiasm, and sensitivity toward others. Additionally, the Flourish! Advisor supports the mission of the Flourish Emory initiative. This exciting leadership position provides the opportunity to work with a graduate student conducting and analyzing qualitative research as well as implementing theory to practice.

For additional information about the position, please contact Des’mon Taylor.

Des'mon Taylor, Complex Director
Phone: 404.712.9465
Email: des'mon.taylor@emory.edu