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Community Director

Carolina Housing works to provide convenient housing that is secure, inclusive and supportive. Students create a home in our on-campus communities, build life-long friendships and develop skills for their current and future successes as they journey through their Carolina experience.   

The Community Director (CD) is an entry-level, full-time, 12-month, live-in appointment with Carolina Housing within the Division of Student Affairs. The position is categorized as Exempt from the State Personnel Act (EPA) Non-Faculty employee, categorized as Instructional.  

Position Overview  

CDs develop and coordinate residential communities of approximately 400-1000 predominantly undergraduate students that augment and extend the intellectual climate of the University. CDs serve as lead educators for the students in their community and are designated as managers of their community, including facilities operations, budget management, student conduct, and crisis management. CDs assess, plan, implement, and evaluate intentional learning opportunities in their community to meet the developmental needs and learning objectives of the students and staff. CDs are responsible for the selection, training, evaluation, supervision, and mentoring of 20-50 student staff. CDs are expected to have direct contact with residents, including advising a community government, providing guidance to Learning Communities where applicable, and through routine daily interactions. Summer Operations, as a major revenue-generating business, entails the assignment of the CD during summer months to either Summer School housing, Summer Orientation, or conferences and camps. During their tenure, CDs will instruct a section of the Peer Leadership in University Environments (PLUE) course. 

Qualifications and Compensation 

A Master’s Degree in Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education Administration, or similarly related field is required.  

Understanding of issues of diversity; demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff is required. Undergraduate, graduate or professional experience in a Housing position such as Resident Advisor, Graduate Assistantship, Internship, or similar experience is preferred. Experience in residence life and experience supervising staff is preferred. Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs is preferred. 

Annual salary is $46,400. Community Directors receive a University benefits package, a furnished apartment at no cost including utilities, free on campus parking, and a reduced membership to campus recreation services. 

To Apply 

The application deadline is September 12th, 2021 with an anticipated start date of November 1st, 2021. To apply for this position, go to Complete the online form and submit a cover letter, resume, and a document with the names and contact information of three references (submit as three separate documents, please). Only Microsoft Word documents and PDF file attachments will be accepted.  Interviews will begin after the application deadline.  Further information regarding Carolina Housing can be found at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer. 

Contact Person 

Coop Roberts-Cooper| | (919) 843-5471 

Associate Director of Residential Learning 

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