resident directors

Roles & Responsibilities: CD

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 CD position:

Community Directors

Day-time commitments:

  • One-on-one meetings with student staff members
  • Adjudicate policy violations
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing board chair
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of area office
  • Participate on a departmental committee
  • Attend weekly professional staff meetings
  • Attend monthly departmental meetings
  • Participate in a professional development opportunity such as serving on a University committee, working at the Career Development Center, etc.

Evening commitments:

  • Facilitate weekly building staff meetings
  • Work with area government members and attend meetings
  • Attend area programs
  • Participate in 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
  • Co-chairing a departmental committee

Last Updated: 3/14/14