STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience (This is a live-in position, rent-free in an unfurnished apartment)
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: Twelve (12) months
AVAILABLE: July 12, 2021
POSTING DATE: June 2, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: Under supervision of the Associate Dean of Residence Life and Housing (RLH) and Associate Dean of Community Standards and Wellbeing (CSWell), the Associate Director position is an integral part of the leadership team for both departments. This position assists in the supervision of the professional and paraprofessional staff shared by the two offices, supporting their training, mentoring, and professional development. The Associate Director aids in overseeing the programming, community development, policy enforcement, and health and wellness monitoring and case management for the residential communities. The Associate Director supports RLH and CSWell in all campus wide projects such as housing assignments, staff selection, policy development, preventative education efforts, crisis management, and other projects assigned. A major function of this position is liaising with numerous offices on campus and collaborating to develop co-curricular programs. The Associate Director works alongside the Associate Deans to provide vision and support for multiple living-learning or themed communities as well as the wellness support of all students.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supervise Area Coordinators and Graduate Assistants; conduct periodic performance evaluations of staff and provide feedback for colleagues and supervisors for their annual reports; provide professional development.
Train and manage the CARE Team Case Management team, assigning cases, and relaying CARE messages.
Attend, instruct, and actively participate in all scheduled trainings prior to the start of school.
Enforce all campus policies, hall rules and regulations, and adjudicate student conduct cases as delegated by the Associate Dean of Community Standards and Wellbeing.
Identify students with personal, behavioral or developmental concerns and refer them to appropriate resources for consultation and assistance. Provide case management of students with conduct and mental health issues as assigned by the CARE Team.
Collaborate with the Associate Dean of Residence Life and Housing to manage and implement campus wide projects including, but not limited to: Housing Selection and Placement process, staff selection, training, website management, assessment, etc.
Act as liaison between Residence Life and Housing, Community Standards and Wellbeing and other offices and academic departments on campus to develop collaborative, co-curricular programming.
Develop strong interpersonal relationships, social interactions, and community cohesiveness between staff, residents, and University students.
Participate in special assignments, annual events and projects as assigned through Student Affairs, including housing assignment process for summer, vacation, new, and returning students.
Serve as an administrator in the on-campus duty rotation for crisis intervention and emergency coverage.
Attend appropriate Division and department meetings as required; related duties as assigned.
Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree required plus a minimum of two (2) - four (4) years of related professional experience (Resident Director, Assistant Director, Student Conduct Officer, Case Manager, etc.) and/or work performed with community-based organizations. The ideal candidate is committed to an understanding of the values of higher education, student and community development, and diversity. Candidate must have the sensitivity and ability to work with the traditional college age student, advise staff, develop and implement programs, produce effective outcomes, work effectively both individually and with groups, use independent judgment and display decision-making ability. Flexibility to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of students and staff is necessary and will require attendance at evening and weekend events, as well as overnight retreats and training. Experience using software such as Maxient and Adirondack The Housing Director (THD) is desired. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909-748-8040.
TO APPLY: Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter with application.
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