FSA Positions



Distinguishing Features of the Class:

The Part-Time Residence Director (RD) responsibilities include: Ten (10) hours of office coverage each week and on-call duty coverage (approximately every other Thursday night through Monday Morning).  This is a part-time, live-in, 10-month position.  Evening and Weekends hours are required.


Typical Work Activities (illustrative only):

  • Available and accessible to students by meeting with them informally and formally
  • Resolve roommate conflicts and shared living space disputes
  • Be familiar with and provide information regarding campus and community resources and services
  • Communicate weekly upcoming residence life events and activities
  • Respond to emergency calls on a 24 hour basis
  • Participate in a rotation on-call duty system and be available to respond when on duty
  • Maintain regular office hours as established by Director of Residence Life
  • Submit maintenance and repair requests as needed and follow up with facilities department
  • Track all room and hall condition reports
  • Resolve walk in and phone problems of students, parents and campus community
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Participate in campus wide events and projects and/or committees as requested
  • Serve as a liaison between students, parents and residence life staff
  • Maintain close working relationship with RAs
  • Assist the Office of Residence Life in establishing its goals and objectives
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Disclosure:  The successful candidate will be employed by the Faculty-Student Association of SUNY Adirondack.  This position is not a Civil Service position and is not a position with the college subject to the Education Support Personnel contract.

Compensation:  This is a 10-month, part-time position with an anticipated stipend of $7,000 annually, commensurate with experience.  In addition, the successful candidate will be provided a furnished one-bedroom suite as well as a college-year meal plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Preferred
    1. Bachelor’s Degree
    2. 1-2 years under-graduate experience as a student residence life staff member
    3. Background in crisis intervention and student development
  1. Required
    1. Associate’s Degree
    2. Strong organizational, management and teamwork skills
    3. Solid administration and computer skills required
    4. Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    5. Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds


Anticipated Start:  The successful candidate will start August 1, 2015.

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and résumé, along with the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references to:

Office of Human Resources

SUNY Adirondack

Via email only: apply@sunyacc.edu


The application window is open and completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

The review of qualified applicants will continue until the position has been filled.

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