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Miami City Ballet School

FL, United States

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Student Life and Housing Manager


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Miami Beach, FL, United States



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Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic professional to take on the role of Housing Supervisor at the Miami City Ballet School.  Reporting directly to the Director of School Administration and the School Programs and International Relations Manager, this is a full-time position residing at the MCB School dormitories.  Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain student database including student contact information, parent/guardian contact information, medical forms, and disciplinary records.
  • Assist with creating roommate assignments for the Summer Intensive and Year-Round programs.
  • Communicate on a daily basis with the School Office with regard to student absences, illnesses and other pertinent student information.
  • Ensure that students are on time for class, rehearsals and performances, and communicate any schedule changes to students as needed.
  • Participate in the development and revision of housing policies, ensuring that these procedures are followed at all times.
  • Collaborate with School Programs Manager on building and maintaining relationships with building staff, academic partners and vendors.
  • Communicate with parents via phone and email with regard to student housing and academics.
  • Communicate frequently with property managers and staff regarding maintenance issues.
Student Services
  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of all students residing at the dormitories.
  • Establish an appropriate relationship with students in an effort to facilitate community-building, and with sensitivity to each student as a unique individual with specific strengths and challenges.
  • Provide guidance and support to dancers, helping them adjust to life as Pre-Professional students at MCB School.
  • Model and practice respectful communication and principles of MCBS; help to maintain an environment where residents do the same.
  • Work with students and parents to monitor academic progress.
  • Monitor cleanliness of rooms and conduct weekly inspections.
  • Maintain curfew and conduct nightly room checks and regular impromptu after-curfew room checks.
  • Check on students who are ill, monitor that students are following medical advice and use best judgement to determine whether students will need further medical assistance.
  • Assist with setting up appointments and contacting medical insurance companies.
  • Accompany and provide transportation for students to and from medical appointments.
  • Develop and coordinate creative events that promote student engagement and wellness.
  • Supervise any field trips as needed.
  • Must be available on-call to assist in a student emergency.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Experience supervising youth in an academic setting, preferably high school-aged students.
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build relationships with a diverse student body in a multicultural setting.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with students, parents and co-workers.
  • Takes initiative with minimal supervision and contributes to the team with innovative ideas.
  • Passion for dance and the performing arts.
  • Priority will be given to candidates with previous chaperone, resident advisor or housing supervisor experience.
  • Must be fluent in English and preference will be given to bilingual candidates (Spanish and Portuguese).
In addition to salary and full benefits, Miami City Ballet School will provide a one-bedroom furnished apartment for the Housing Supervisor.  The start date for this position is May 23, 2017.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Darleen Callaghan, Director of School Administration, at  No agencies or phone calls, please.  Miami City Ballet is an equal-opportunity employer.