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The Community Director is a full time, live-in professional staff member responsible for the daily operations of a 500-bed residence hall or a portion of an apartment community. The Community Director directly supervises 1 Graduate Assistant (Assistant Community Director) and 11-16 undergraduate Resident Assistants (hiring, training, evaluation, discipline, resolution of work concerns, termination). The Community Director is charged with creating an atmosphere that promotes student engagement, academic success, personal development, respect for diversity, and a strong sense of community. On-call responsibilities shared for approximately 3,500 on-campus students. The Community Director plays an integral role in residential curriculum development and further growing the living-learning program(s) housed in their community.
Assistant Community Director
The Assistant Community Director is a halftime, live-in position responsible for assisting the Community Director with management of a residential community. Responsibilities include: supervise a Desk Manager, Commons Manager, or Family Resource Center staff (hiring, training, evaluation, resolution of work concerns, termination); provide counseling and referral for residents; serve as a student conduct hearing officer; and contribute to all community development efforts. Specific responsibilities vary by area. In addition, the Assistant Community Director shares on-call duty responsibilities for approximately 3,500 campus residents.