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TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE Mullinax/ Apartments
The Residence Director (RD) position at Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) is a highly relational role that provides overall leadership and vision for the operational, personnel and budgetary activities of the residence hall and assists with the overall leadership of the Student Life department. The RD promotes the holistic and spiritual development of students and supports the educational goals of SWU through mentoring and discipleship of students, modeling desired values, attitudes and behavior, and providing educational programs. This is a full-time, twelve-month, live-in position.
Interested candidates should be enthusiastically willing to embrace and serve within the context of a flexible schedule, understanding that students are our work, and therefore should be willing to incorporate evenings and weekends into their schedule at varying times. RD’s at Southern Wesleyan are also expected to be intentionally engaged across the Southern Wesleyan campus community, i.e., the cafeteria setting, various athletic and fine arts events, chapel, etc.
Administrate Student Life Policies
Supervise Resident Hall Staff
Foster Community Development
Implement Educational Programs
Participate in Professional Development
Other responsibilities as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required. A master’s degree in counseling, higher education or related field is preferred.
Experience working in a higher education environment is strongly preferred.
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to relate and work effectively with people.
Maturity, confidentiality, integrity and discretion are essential.
The ability to work with minimal supervision or instruction, the willingness to work in a team environment, and a commitment to customer service are essential.
SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals; the ideal candidate will have a high comfort level with web-based, mobile and PC applications including but not limited to the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
BEFORE YOU APPLY
Applicants should be prepared to provide a brief written personal Christian testimony. In addition, please be prepared to provide the following digital documents:
Curriculum vita or resume
Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. SWU is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, commit to the mission of the university, respect the beliefs of the Wesleyan Church, adhere to its lifestyle expectations and demonstrate a mature relationship with Jesus Christ.
Physical/Environmental Requirements. This position involves a variety of physical activity ranging from sedentary to light work. It may require the ability to sit for periods of time in an interior office environment along with some light activity outdoors. Infrequent lifting of objects up to 10 pounds may be required and, occasionally, items up to 20 pounds.
Travel/Driving. May be required to drive university vehicles from time-to-time. Sporadic traveling associated with professional development conferences, training events, etc. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a background screening.
Internal Number: 291
About Southern Wesleyan University - Central, SC
Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. SWU provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs in a distinctively Christian environment that fosters the integration of faith, learning, and living. Candidates for employment must support the Christian mission of the university and give evidence of successful professional experience, mature faith, and consistent Christian lifestyle.
University Core Values-
Christ Centered: Purpose, Scholarship, Community, Transformation
•Purpose: A specific calling for a unique role in our world.
•Scholarship: Academic excellence in an innovative faith-centered environment.
•Community: Belonging to a connected and compassionate body of learners.
•Transformation: Christ’s redemptive work in individual and corporate life.
We believe that every individual has a God given purpose, brought to fruition by the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit and the challenge of scholarship. As we participate in a consecrated community of learners we are continuously transformed into the image of Christ both individually and corporately.