The Assistant Director of Residence Life is responsible to the Associate Director of Student Affairs for directing, supervising, and administering the residence life functions for a residential community housing 430 students in apartments and suites. Duties include professional staff selection, training and supervision, program development and coordination, primary and secondary on-call rotation, emergency and crisis response, policy development and implementation, paraprofessional staff selection and training, and budget development and management oversight. The Assistant Director works in concert with the Associate Director of Student Affairs to advance the residential curricular model that currently includes dynamic special living options. This position serves in a planning and coordinating capacity as a central staff member. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Driver's license preferred. Must demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. The successful candidate will possess a thorough understanding of student development as it applies to the role and purpose of a residential program. If operating a University vehicle for this position, candidate will be required to successfully complete a motor vehicle records check. This is a live-in job to begin as soon as possible.
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