Assistant Director-Residence Life 7161BR Student Affairs Aux-Residence Life
Detailed Job Description This position requires a dynamic leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, a keen understanding of college student development, knowledge of curricular approaches to residential education, experience working with theme communities, and strong administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
The Assistant Director for the Center for Residence Life will:
Supervise, train, and evaluate 3-4 Masters level professionals
Manage staff resources to provide outreach, resource referral, and follow-up on a variety of student issues, including mental health, by working closely with the Student Behavior Consultation Team, Public Safety, Housing Operations, Student Conduct, and other campus partners, as well as participate in a year-round on-call duty rotation for the entire residential population
Interpret and execute University, Division, and Center policies and procedures, including serving as a Student Conduct hearing officer, Title IX hearing officer, and Residence Life representative in formal student conduct hearings
Provide oversight to staff with regards to residential education, including oversight of fiscal resources in support of programmatic efforts
Participate on Divisional and University Committees as assigned and participate in ongoing professional development, particularly in competency areas of technology, assessment, administrative leadership, and those identified by the employee and supervisor.
Department/College Description The Center for Residence Life serves more than 6,000 residents residing in RIT Residence Halls, Greek free-standing houses, Special Interest Houses, RIT Inn, Global Village, and Apartments. As part of the Division of Student Affairs, we are committed to the University's mission by creating and supporting significant learning opportunities that enhance development and promote a sense of campus community for individuals of all identities.
Minimum Qualifications Education Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel or related field required
Experience: The successful candidate will have:
4-6 years of experience working with complex organizational systems and administrative units.
Proven ability to provide leadership and supervision in a dynamic environment.
Professional and administrative experience in higher education is preferred
Skills:The successful candidate will possess experience with staff supervision, managing multiple priorities, and the development of communities where all are welcome. The Assistant Director will engage in ongoing learning about identities, perspectives, and cultures. They will also have openness to learning about Deaf culture and American Sign Language. Additionally, the Assistant Director will have experience serving as a hearing officer for student conduct, managing confidential and private information, and using technology to advance operational practice are all skills associated with this role and represent the range of skills which will be sought in the ideal candidate.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 118A
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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