USA - MA - Cambridge
USA - MA - Boston
Syracuse, New York
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Position Opening: Director of Residential Life
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Start Date: ASAP
Maumee Valley Country Day School is seeking a dedicated, flexible, and compassionate individual to work with residential students in the Dayal House, a residence hall for 28 students in grades 8 -12, as the lead dorm parent. A good candidate has experience working with high school students, appreciates diversity and other cultures, is highly motivated and globally aware, is patient, takes initiative and exhibits strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
The position reports to the Head of Upper School and collaborates closely with the International Student Coordinator. As a full-time employee, the position offers all benefits afforded to full-time staff. However, vacation must be used during the June/July break when students are away from campus (typically, June 15 - July 15). Personal days must be approved by your supervisor well in advance, per the MVCDS Personnel Policy. The schedule is determined by the Head of Upper School with input from the staff.
Please note that boarding students will not have the same break schedule as day students. The students will remain on campus for a portion of winter/spring break. Residential staff will be required to be on duty during these school breaks.
Key duties and responsibilities of the lead house parent:
Oversee the Residential Life Program in collaboration with the International Student Coordinator
In addition to the responsibilities of the lead house parent, as a dorm parent, key duties and responsibilities focus on the three main areas of residential life:
Skills and Competencies:
The successful candidate will receive free room and board. A shared, unfurnished two-bedroom, one-bath apartment with in-house laundry is provided. A one thousand dollar per month, per adult stipend is provided. All full-time employee benefits are afforded to the successful candidate, some of which include sick and personal time, tuition remission, and medical benefits.
All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive criminal background check.
HOW TO APPLY:
First, please complete this 8-10 minute survey: https://go.apply.ci/s/E2UrzEp33W
Then, please email your documents in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Documents needed: MVCDS Application, cover letter, resume, and three written professional letters of reference. Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
At Maumee Valley Country Day School, children dream, explore, and cultivate their passions and strengths. Our faculty and staff do the same. We are more than a school and more than a group of people—we are a community of lifelong learners who inspire joy. As the only PK-12 independent school in northwest Ohio, we support an accomplished and diverse student body within a progressive academic program.
A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global. It is a journey of discovery and of action that defines each child’s learning experience. Through an intentionally crafted curriculum including active lessons, as well as serendipitous explorations, a Maumee Valley education launches children toward the investigation of the world and helps them find their place in it. With our students at the center of our decision-making, we aspire to seek understanding, grow in our compassion and empathy, and adapt to the ever-changing world our students will one day lead. Maumee Valley is grounded in our Mission, Vision, Portrait of an MV Educator, Portrait of an MV Graduate, and commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
We believe in collaboration, innovation, and the power of community.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, or veteran status, ancestry, or citizenship, in accordance with applicable laws. In addition, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. We value a diverse workforce.
Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against may discuss this with their supervisor or the Head of School.