The Associate Director for Residence Life (AD) is a member of the central management team. The AD provides supervision and development for Master's level Area Coordinators (ACs) and graduate level Graduate Community Coordinators (GCCs); incorporates the academic mission of the university into the residential experience; assists in the coordination of national searches for professional and graduate staff; provides departmental leadership in recruiting and selecting undergraduate student staff; serves as a consultant and resource to department staff in the areas of supervision, staff training and development, leadership development, programming, Greek Life, and Student Community Ethics; and participates in an emergency/crisis response on-call rotation. The Associate Director reports to the Director for Residence Life. This is a live-on position.
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Education, Human Services, Higher Education in Student Affairs or related field.
Minimum three (3) to five (5) years professional post Masters live-in experience managing a residence hall.
Outstanding organizational, planning, communication, training, and interpersonal skills.
Experience in working with students in a living-learning community
Experience supervising graduate-level staff
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Annaleise Camacho at [email protected] or 828-227-7303.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.