GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides day-to-day management of the direction and administration of the University's Residence Life system, housing 1,100 students in five(5) residential buildings. This position provides leadership for the implementation of the department's mission to provide respectful, responsible, and resourceful living communities. This role provides participation through the Division of Student Affairs in university programs and events.
Supervision of one(1) to three(3) Residence Hall Directors.
Hiring, training and evaluation of one(1) to three(3) Residence Hall Directors.
Manage residence hall directors with departmental processes and projects including but not limited to engagement, supervision, key inventory, opening, move arounds, closing, hall preparation, consolidations, and sales outreach.
Create and sustain department mission and engagement model, incorporating university initiatives and values through campus-wide programming, assessment, marketing/communication, and customer service.
Oversight of student staff leadership: chair the selection process, coordinate and develop training for hall student staff (45-50 student employees) and provide ongoing leadership opportunities, community service, and leadership development.
Act as a resource for students seeking assistance in resolving personal and/or community related conflicts.
Refer students to campus and community resources
Respond to crisis situations or emergency situations involving either individual students or groups of students through live in/on-call crisis response responsibilities.
Provide support, advising, and meditation services to individual students by serving as a facilitator of positive interpersonal relations grounded in university and department mission.
Advise student leadership groups and provide oversight on departmental documents including guidebook and staff manuals.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Enforce university and department policy and procedures through professional leadership and the student conduct and crisis resolution processes.
Primary person responsible for mid-level residence life student conduct process and crises.
Familiarity with university and community resources for referral and outreach opportunities.
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Typical work environment is an office, working at a desk for long periods of time.
This position requires the incumbent to live on campus in College provided housing.
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum three(3) years professional experience working in a student affairs setting.
Required knowledge of Family and Education Rights to Privacy Act (FERPA).
Required knowledge of reporting requirements for Clery Act.
Required knowledge of minimum procedural due process requirements for campus discipline.
Required knowledge of Campus SaVE Act.
Required knowledge of ADA requirements for educational accommodation.
Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to reason/analyze, maintain confidentiality, and demonstrate patience, understanding.
Ability to show initiative, organize workflow, manage one or more projects, and handle frequent interruptions.
Among the distinctive features of the university are its deep dedication to civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies across all programs. The University's commitments to our urban context and the world beyond it are enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education and Experience, the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work. All faculty members are encouraged to develop significant, experiential learning opportunities in collaboration with one or more of these centers through curricular and co-curricular programming in our main campus in Minneapolis, as well as our satellite site in Rochester, MN, and academic centers in Central America and Southern Africa. Faculty members also design and offer Study-Away programs across all fifty states.
For more than a decade, Augsburg's commitment to intentional diversity has been reflected in the student body as Black, Indigenous and other students of color have to comprise more than 70% of the student body. The emerging interdisciplinary Department of Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies builds on this foundation to further diversify our academic curriculum and co-curricular programs. We do this work out of historical and contemporary obligations rooted in our ethical and intellectual commitments to prepare our diverse student body for a cosmopolitan world.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Professional references will be requested at a later date.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.