The Assistant Director of Residence Life reports to the Associate Director who reports to the Executive Director of Student Affairs. The Assistant Director for Residence Life ensures the effective daily operations of a residential community housing 1,100-2,200 students. The Assistant Director is responsible for supervising the implementation of a residential curriculum; leading the equity & justice committee; directing the Inclusion Assistant program; training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned professional and student staff; safety and security; and contributing to wellbeing efforts. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with Care Advocates, Building Maintenance Workers, Community Police Officers, and other campus partners to ensure the development of a community that fosters intellectual growth, development, and emotional wellbeing. This is a live-out position and serves on a second layer on-call duty rotation. The Assistant Director must be able to respond to campus within 60 minutes.
Bachelor's degree. Three years of experience in university housing or residence life work at a college or university. Experience supervising, training, and leading others. Possess a working knowledge of student development theory and student learning theory; demonstrated commitment to student learning and development. Demonstrated organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated cultural competency skills. Demonstrated effective public relations and communications skills, both oral and written. Working knowledge of computer applications and word processing software. Able to work evenings and weekends as needed. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
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