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New England Conservatory of Music Director of Campus Life in Boston, Massachusetts

New England Conservatory, an independent not-for-profit institution, is recognized internationally as a leader among music schools, educating and training musicians of all ages from around the world. With music students representing more than 40 countries, NEC cultivates a diverse, dynamic community for students, providing them with performance opportunities and high-caliber training by 225 internationally esteemed artist-teachers and scholars. NEC pushes the boundaries of making and teaching music through college-level musical training in classical, jazz, and Contemporary Improvisation. It offers unique interdisciplinary programs such as Entrepreneurial Musicianship and Community Performances & Partnerships that empower students to create their own musical opportunities. As part of NEC's mission to make lifelong music education available to everyone, the Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education delivers training and performance opportunities for children, pre-college students, and adults. NEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. New England Conservatory (NEC) has determined that the highest possible rate of COVID-19 vaccination offers the best assurance of safeguarding the health of all members of our community. Therefore, NEC is requiring all employees to receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by September 3, 2021. All newly hired employees at NEC must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. Additionally, all members of the NEC community are required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster by February 1, 2022, or within fourteen days of eligibility. For more information, please contact NEC Human Resources. JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Campus Life creates diverse, equitable, supportive, and inclusive student life programming throughout NEC’s campus. The Director is responsible for ensuring a robust residential student experience that promotes individual development, well-being, and a strong sense of community. The Director supports all students, creating an environment of belonging and connection to NEC beyond the classroom. The Director of Campus Life is a full-time, twelve-month, live-in professional position that reports directly to the Dean of Students and Campus Life. During the summer, NEC hosts a number of summer programs, with participants ranging in age from adult to minor/child. The Director is responsible for managing the Summer Housing Assistant (SHA) team and working alongside the Dean of Students and Campus Life, the Expanded Education department, and various campus partners to manage portions of the summer programs portfolio. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide strategic and operational oversight of all aspects of campus life, student engagement, residence hall operations, and leadership while providing direct supervision of staff. ● Participate in the selection and training and provide orientation, training, mentorship, and evaluation of the Graduate Assistant for Campus Life and seven Resident Assistants ● Work collaboratively with the Office of Academic and Student Affairs and campus partners to assist in creating a residential and learning environment which promotes inclusion, health and wellness, creativity, and contributes to student development, persistence, and success ● Support Graduate Assistant and RAs in the design, execution, and assessment of educational and social programs ● Manage the Residence Life and Student Activities operating and programming budgets ● Serve as case manager for residential students ● Collaborate with the Director of Facilities and Director of Public Safety and Security team to ensure a safe and healthy living environment ● Serve as advisor to NEC’s student clubs, including leadership development opportunities and programming to support various student populations (i.e., LGBTQIA+, international students, historically underrepresented populations, etc.) ● Collaborate with campus partners to execute programs and events, including Orientation, Admitted Student Days, and Commencement ● Serve as conduct officer for residential cases as assigned by the Dean of Students and Campus Life ● Serve as on-call staff providing 24/7 coverage for on-campus students ● Serve as liaison between residential students and the Health and Counseling Center teams ● Serve as a member of NEC’s CARE Team and participate in the development and review of policies, procedures, goals and objectives QUALIFICATIONS: ● Masters Degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, Education or related field required ● Three to five years of post-bachelors degree experience in college student supervision, residential life, leadership development, orientation, or student activities ● A student-centered approach to the work ● A commitment to creating an inclusive campus community ● Excellent administrative, written, and oral communication skills ● Strong organizational and record keeping skills ● Ability to manage projects, delegate tasks, lead a team, and provide excellent customer service BENEFITS: • 35 Hour Work Week • Medical Plans • Dental • Vision • Retirement Savings Account Annual Clery Report In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report. This report will provide the reader with a record of statistics regarding crimes that were reported in the NEC community during the previous three years as well as College policies and procedures, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.This report may be accessed here View the report. A paper copy can be requested by contacting NEC's Director of Public Safety at 290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.