Reporting to the Director of Community Life, the Residence Life Coordinator collaborates closely with boarding students, boarding parents, faculty, administration, and staff to create an active, nurturing and comprehensive Residence Life Program. The successful candidate will live on campus and will have overall responsibility for all issues related to the well-being of boarding students.
Key position responsibilities include:
Establishing and maintaining a residential culture where students feel safe, healthy, supported, and learn to respect others, value differences, take responsibility for their actions and exercise leadership;
Providing for the overall social and emotional support of middle and high school students in the boarding program, including students from different cultural, socio-economic and geographic backgrounds;
Coordinating special programs and community service opportunities for boarding students;
Managing daily operations of the residence halls;
Coordinating boarding student orientation;
In conjunction with the Director of Community Life, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and supervising residential staff and student leaders.
Developing and facilitating initiatives that involve faculty and staff in supporting the boarding program.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, a warm demeanor, an inclusive leadership style, and the ability to engage effectively and constructively with all campus constituencies. Experience and knowledge of best practices in independent education/school life is desired, as are strong oral and written communication skills. Bachelor’s Degree required, counseling experience helpful.
About Stuart Hall School
Located on two campuses in Staunton and Verona, Virginia, Stuart Hall School is a college-preparatory, co-ed day school for students in grades PreK through 12, with a boarding program for students in grades 8 through 12. Founded in 1844, the School offers a rigorous yet supportive curriculum, small class sizes, tailored, intentional instruction, and 100 percent college placement. A member of Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia, Stuart Hall School is the one of the oldest Episcopal boarding schools in Virginia. For more information visit www.stuarthallschool.org.