The Assistant Director of Residential Education is responsible for the student development program and administration of students living in our 5 residence communities. Duties: supervise a combination of full-time Hall Directors (HDs) and Student Services Coordinator (SSCs) graduate assistants; indirectly supervise a combination of undergraduate Student Assistants (SAs), Grad student interns, Community Advisors (CAs) and Desk Assistants; monitor community budgets; lead an actively engaged community development framework that help all students build connections, get involved, and achieve success; supervise conduct process in residence communities; direct departmental efforts in staff selection or staff training; involvement in departmental and University committees, annual budget development process and policy formation. Work closely with a variety of campus partners.
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel or related field and minimum of one-year full-time post master's experience in Residential Life (or related student affairs area) prior to start of employment.
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years full-time experience (prior to start of employment) in Residential Life or related student affairs area may be substituted for master's degree and one-year post master's experience.
Prior to the date of appointment, this position requires a criminal background check conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Experience with the student conduct process (hearing officer, conduct board advisor/member) in a University setting.
Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and interpersonal.
Demonstrated supervision experience (graduate or professional staff).
Excellent administrative skills, including an ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Demonstrated effectiveness in applying student development theory.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a wide range of University personnel.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Residence Hall work involves performing certain tasks on evenings, weekends, and holidays. Therefore, evening meetings and participation and attendance at occasional programs/activities/events during evening and weekend hours is expected.
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