resident Directors

Roles & Responsibilities: AD

We want you to get the most out of your Binghamton experience, so your supervisor will work with you to make sure you find things that challenge and interest you.  One of the exciting things about working in Residential Life at Binghamton is that that no two days are ever the same.  To give you an idea of how you can anticipate spending your time, the following are some of the time commitments inherent to the AD position:

Assistant Directors

Day-time commitments:

  • Facilitate weekly professional staff meetings
  • One-on-one meetings with professional staff members
  • Review, disseminate and oversee student conduct case load for residential area
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing board chair
  • Mentor departmental committee members
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of area office
  • Attend weekly management team meetings
  • Attend weekly AD meetings
  • Attend monthly departmental meetings
  • Plan and implement professional staff training
  • Participate in student staff training

Evening commitments:

  • Work with area government leaders and attend meetings
  • Attend monthly in-service training for student staff
  • Attend area-wide programs
  • Participate in AD duty rotation

Once you've acclimated to the department and university, some of the additional professional development opportunities that may be available include:

  • Instructing a First-Year or Senior-Year Experience course
  • Serving as the Residential Life representative on University committees
  • Propose and implement a departmental initiative or other project

 

Last Updated: 3/14/14