Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field.
5 years of full-time work experience in student housing.
Progressive experience within Residential Life, Education or Experience programming
Experience with supervision of full-time staff.
Experience with building management and staff engagement.
Experience with Living-Learning communities.
Experience with retention and student success programming.
Job Description: The Associate Director for Residential Experience will serve as the secondary leader for a robust unit centered on developing a supportive and engaging learning environment for on-campus students. This position will oversee 4 Assistant Directors responsible for a functional area and supervision of community staff members. The Associate Director will partner to help architect the transformation of the residential experience with a focus on enhancing student support and increasing retention rates. This position will report to the Director of Residential Experience.
Job Duties: Supervision
Directly supervise four Assistant Directors in functional areas, indirectly supervise 20 Residence Directors, two functional coordinators, six Graduate Assistants, and 225 Resident Assistants.
Assist in overseeing the development of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in student success and retention goals.
Develop initiatives with a strong focus on community development and overseeing the development of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in student success and retention goals, student engagement, and involvement.
Student Support and Crisis Response
Directly oversee an on-call structure focused on providing student support during and after hours.
Serve as an architect and manager for complex processes and procedures, including management of manuals, and other operational resources to ensure maximum service delivery.
Develop and grow a student-of-concern intervention program that seamlessly integrates with existing campus resources.
Collaborate with Housing Administrative Services (HAS) and Housing Facilities Services (HFS) units to ensure a seamless student experience.
Manage the planning and coordination of major initiatives for the Residential Experience unit.
Liaison between business operations staff regarding budget and purchasing compliance for the residential experience unit.
Responsible for the implementation of assessment efforts of the unit.
Additional Information to Applicants:
Job Open Date: 02/15/2023
Job Close Date: 3/1/2023
Open Until Filled: No
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
Posting Notices: You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.
Legal and Required Notices: Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
About Texas State and San Marcos: Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Why work @ Texas State? • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.