August 1, 2022-July 31, 2023 - year round position
Who We Are
At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School.
Resident Faculty provide supervision and advising that support the intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of the students. A Resident Faculty serves as a role model, mediator, and mentor. It is essential for Resident Faculty to maintain a high level of visibility when on duty. In order to properly perform the Resident Faculty duties and responsibilities and as a condition of employment, On-Campus Resident Faculty are required to reside in a housing unit in a dormitory on the School’s campus.
Responsibilities of a Full-Time On-Campus Resident Faculty
- Attend scheduled Resident Faculty meetings and trainings
- Work regular (may be day, weeknight or weekend) shifts as scheduled by the Director of Resident Life. Shifts are usually 8 hours in duration.
- Furthers the mission of the school by undertaking every reasonable step and opportunity to create and maintain a learning environment that promotes intellectual curiosity, academic challenge, personal growth, personal accountability, tolerance, self-initiative and community service and involvement
- Fosters a culture where students learn independence and self-awareness that prepares them for college and beyond
- Fosters an environment where integrity and respect for self and others is paramount.
- Available to be on duty for all events associated with both the opening and closing weekends (“all-hands” weekends) of the school year
- Communicates regularly with the families, guardians, teachers, Director of Resident Life and the Upper School counselor about concerns or issues regarding boarding students
- Administer prescription and over the counter medications as needed and communicates with health services
- Refers late-night emergencies to Director of Resident Life or other on-duty Resident Faculty though may have some overnight or late-night duties both scheduled (e.g. await expected late returning students) and unexpected (e.g. assist with emergencies, help with sick/injured students)
- Ensures safety and wellbeing of all residents
- Attend Community Dinner each week if possible
- Attends/assists with Community Curriculum/Programming
- Checks in with students and is available to listen and offer a healthy, supportive adult presence
- Transports students in school vans to trips, appointments and excursions
- Helps with weekly dorm floor meetings
- Ensures that boarding schedules and curfews are being met and followed
- Knows and enforces the rules as listed in both the Boarding Program Student Handbook and Resident Faculty handbook
- Knows and administers discipline in accordance with discipline policies and procedures
- Possible additional holiday duties each semester. Responsibilities may include departure and arrival for major holidays, checking students out or in, or driving shuttles to and from transportation hubs
- Occasional weekends special events, supervision or extra driving
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
- Excellent computer proficiency (iPad, Mac computer, Gmail/Google Drive, MS Office – Word/Excel).
- Experience with boarding/dorm program student-information software (e.g. Reach)
- Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
- Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
- Bachelor’s degree or strong academic background
- Must have a valid California driver’s license
- Ability to drive School-owned vans; transports students
- Experience with and demonstrated interest in teenagers/teen programs
- Dormitory experience preferred
This is an hourly, non-exempt position and hourly pay is commensurate with experience. This full-time position is eligible for benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and matching 403(b) plan and meals. This position requires living on campus in a dormitory apartment supplied by the School.
How to apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@SanDomenico.org describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your salary requirements. Please put the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
Or mail to:
San Domenico School
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Attn: On-Campus Resident Faculty
San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
No phone calls, please.