The University Housing & Dining Services is seeking a Assistant Director for Care and Community Standards. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Assistant Director for Care and Community Standards is responsible for administering the University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) conduct and care processes for on campus residential students. The Assistant Director provides support to student and staff for behavior and conflict resolution with the goal of promoting a safe and respectful campus living environment. This position focuses on education, student development, and community health and safety. The Assistant Director is a member of the leadership team within the Residential Education unit of University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS), holding direct supervisory responsibility for 1-3 Area Directors. The Assistant Director may establish, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures within Residential Education that support the University's mission regarding creation of a compelling learning experience and top-tier integrated learning environments and programs, in conjunction and consultation with the Director of Residential Education. The Assistant Director will conduct their work and foster an environment that works to engage our students, enrich their lives, and help them thrive. The creation of this environment will be accomplished through commitment to the UHDS values of Trust and Respect, Community, Shared Leadership, Authentic Relationships, Creativity and Innovation, and Stewardship.
UHDS's vision is to engage our students, enrich their lives, and help them flourish and thrive. UHDS strives to provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, convenient, and comfortable living and dining options, and the department works to maintain the highest educational and service standards. On the Corvallis Campus UHDS houses 5,000 students and offers a variety of living and dining options in 15 residence halls, three dining centers, two coffee shops, a market, and apartments. UHDS is an auxiliary enterprise and is funded solely by customers who use our services — we receive no State or General fund allocation. UHDS is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful, and enjoyable living, learning, and working environment.
Personal and professional commitments to providing excellent customer service and creating inclusive environments are core values of UHDS. This position will adhere to all OSU and UHDS policies and procedures, and applicable laws both on and off campus.
This position is required to work in and have access to student rooms and community areas of student residences while occupied by students therefore, position requires a background check.
Typically requires Master's Degree in Business Administration, College Student Services Administration or related field. 1-3 years' experience managing a student related program or function including supervision and fiscal responsibilities.
Master's Degree in College Student Services Administration, Education Administration, or a closely related field.
5 years progressive experience in Student Housing or Residence Life. Minimum of 3 years of experience supervising professional faculty or equivalent.
Knowledge of residence hall facilities, building systems, and operational considerations. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs, manage, and direct unit-wide functions such as staff selection, staff training, on-going training and development, and advising student groups.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and tasks.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain partnerships with university staff and faculty.
Competence with technology (email, word processing, web development, spreadsheets, and databases).
Demonstrated ability to investigate and adjudicate student conduct cases. Demonstrated knowledge of conduct and mediation processes including student rights and responsibilities. Demonstrated knowledge of approaches to care and support for students in crisis.
Demonstrated ability to manage facility operations including crisis response.Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.
May require working outside in inclement weather.
Requires evening and weekend work.
Requires overnight travel.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent is expected to contact his/her supervisor (or Person In Charge) by phone during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures to determine if she/he must report to work.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.