Residential Life, within the Division of Student Affairs, co-creates exceptional and innovative living learning environments for the campus community. Residential Life houses 4,000 students across 10 communities and one public-private partnership. Our communities range from traditional double rooms with semi-private bathrooms to suites and apartments for upper-class residents.
The Assistant Director for Residential Education will contribute to the departmental mission by facilitating learning in the residence halls as an extension of the classroom, providing safe and comfortable facilities and environment for residents to live, implementing curricular and co-curricular experiences for resident students and providing leadership and work experience for students.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $73,000and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
A hybrid telework schedule may be available for Maryland residents.
The Assistant Director of Residential Education will be responsible for the overall supervision of multiple residential communities within the larger residential system.
Specific duties include:
Supervising full-time Community Directors;
Managing student conduct;
Overseeing educational programs and activities;
Coordinating recruitment and selection of student staff;
Serving as a liaison with other campus offices;
Working as part of the leadership team for Residential Education and Residential Life; and
Performing other duties as assigned.
Anticipated start date: January 2023
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Master's Degree in Student Personnel Services or a related field and at least three years of full-time, post Master's Degree residential life experience. Must have experience in managing student conduct and behavior. A solid foundation in human/student development theory and demonstrated ability to work with a multicultural student population using a culturally competent lens. Familiarity with computer systems and database software required.
Experience with Living Learning Communities and residential curriculum is preferred.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.