THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
Position: Residential Counselor
Definition: Residential Counselor will provide leadership to residential students to
develop, implement and monitor all residential activities, which support
residential students’ social, physical, intellectual, communication and
Requirements: BA/BS degree in Human Services or equivalent preferred. High School
diploma with 2 years of experience in residential setting or supervisory
level may be equivalent. Fluent in American Sign Language. Ability to
communicate and work effectively as part of a team. Knowledge of issues
and priorities important to the students’ needs in residential program
preferred. Competency in Microsoft Office software programs.
Willingness to work a varied schedule. MA Driver License must be
secured and in good standings. Experience and skill in developing,
implementing and/or planning activities for residential students.
Supervisor: Residential Supervisor and/or Director of Student Life
Functions and Responsibilities:
Provide direct supervision and support to the residential students.
Responsible to support, plan or maintain the residential activities and independent living skills to
meet identified individual residential student and/or programmatic needs.
Utilize database to ensure all externally and internally required reports are complete, accurate,
and implemented on schedule.
Work collaboratively with TLC colleagues to facilitate students’ educational, social, recreational
and life skills activities within existing programs.
Be accountable for the general supervision of residential students and to remain on duty during
Maintain residential program’s expectations including the school policies and procedures.
Work with another Residential Counselors in coordinating activities, field trips or find guest
speakers for residential program if needed.
Assist TLC staff with coordinating other related activities as deemed appropriate.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Residential Supervisor and/or Director of Student Life.