Assistant Director, Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Development
Location: Athens, Ohio
Internal Number: 44044
The Assistant Director of Recruitment, Selection, Training & Development position is responsible for the recruitment, selection, training and development functions for Housing and Residence Life (HRL). This position will be responsible for planning, overseeing, and implementing inclusive strategies and processes to recruit, select, train and development student and professional staff positions within 36 residence halls housing approximately 7000 students, This position will collaborate with division and campus partners to establish practices that are in alignment with expectations, with a goal of attracting a widely diverse set of students and staff.
1. Recruitment and Selection
Oversee professional, graduate, and student staff recruitment and selection efforts for HRL
Coordinate on and off boarding of in hall professional, graduate, and student staff in HRL
Collaborate with departmental partners to provide support for development and to implement recruitment and selection processes to best meet the needs of the department
Responsible for recruitment efforts (300 student + in hall professional staff and graduate staff)
Responsible for interview and selection process (300 student + in hall professional staff and graduate staff)
Co-Chair student staff recruitment, selection, training and development committee
Develop inclusive marketing and recruitment materials and maintain web presence for employment opportunities in HRL
Ensure departmental recruitment, selection, and hiring practices are compliant with university standards and expectations
Responsible for developing and implementing assessment plan to evaluate effectiveness of recruitment and selection efforts
2. Training and Development
Oversee in hall professional, graduate, and student staff training and development efforts for HRL
Collaborate with departmental partners to provide support for development and implementation of training for student staff positions
Develop and implement training and professional development opportunities for student, graduate, and in hall professional staff positions in alignment with divisional, NASPA/ACPA, and ACUHO-I competencies, as appropriate
Establish relationships with university partners to work collaboratively to design training and development needs within the department
Responsible for oversight and management of all university required trainings (ECRC, FERPA, Anti-hazing, etc.)
Work with campus partners to integrate experiential learning expectations into student staff positions
Develop fall and spring on going training and development opportunities
Responsible for developing and implementing assessment plan to evaluate effectiveness of training and development, along with identifying training and development needs for positions
3. Collaborations and Support for University, Division, and Departmental Initiatives
Collaborate with divisional and university partners to support and integrate missions, visions, goals and strategic initiatives into RSTD responsibilities
Collaborate with departmental partners to support and integrate competencies and learning objectives into initial fall/spring training and continuous training opportunities
Collaborate with campus partners initiative to integrate experiential learning into student staff positions
Collaborate with Division of Diversity and Inclusion and Office of Human Resources to develop inclusive and equitable recruitment, selection, and hiring practices
Represent Housing and Residence Life through divisional and university committee involvement and participation
Serve on departmental leadership team
Participate in the move-In and move-out coordination with the HRL Leadership Team
Provide direct supervision to Graduate Assistants
Provide indirect supervision to departmental staff serving on committees
Deliver feedback to supervisors of staff serving on committees to support evaluation and development and accountability for assigned tasks
Serve as the appellate person for all student staff disciplinary action appeals
Division of Student Affairs – Statement on Social Justice
In the Division of Student Affairs, we demonstrate effort for all to understand their individual and collective role in creating inclusive environments and use a perspective of Social Justice in their work. We define Social Justice as an active process and commitment to promoting equity through the 1) identification and removal of barriers, 2) facilitation of learning, 3) cultivation of community, and 4) empowerment of people. We work to address needs related to student development and well-being in order to increase retention, academic progress and graduation rates. We dedicate ourselves to advancing cultural competency at Ohio University, the surrounding community, and the world.
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field required
1-2 years of experience required
Experience in Housing and Residence Life highly preferred
Commitment to supporting development of strong, inclusive residential communities.
Experience integrating intentional learning into work with students, including development of educational and engagement strategies.
Mentor and coach staff with intentionality through on-going developmental supervision using inclusionary practices.
Effectively manage administrative responsibilities and interpersonal communication with students, faculty, and staff.
Demonstrate a commitment to issues and matters relating to the field of Student Affairs.
Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Residence Life, Director's Office
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position:[email protected]
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary commensurate with candidate's experience and qualifications.
Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
In addition to a competitive approach to salary, Ohio University is proud to offer a robust healthcare plan that includes maternity care, transgender care, counseling and mental healthcare, prescription coverage, vision, dental, orthodontia care, and more. Our robust benefits package also includes paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, flextime and flexplace policies, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs, and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits
Ohio University is home to one of the nation’s friendliest and most picturesque campuses. But more importantly, it’s where you can become part of a two-century tradition of excellence and embark upon a rewarding career that will make a real difference. From teaching and research to admissions, facilities maintenance, and residence life, our faculty and staff propel Ohio University’s mission of helping students become their best selves. OHIO offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. For a complete list of employment opportunities, please visit www.ohiouniversityjobs.com.Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity affirmative action institution. For more information about Ohio University’s policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, visit www.ohio.edu/equity.