Assoc Dir, Residential Living

Clemson, SC
Mar 06, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University

Location Mell Hall
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


The Associate Director for Residential Living is a full-time staff member of University Housing and Dining within the Division of Student Affairs. Serves as a primary facilitator in the development and implementation of residentially-based curriculum. Collaborates with LLC, academic and campus partners. Provides overall leadership, supervision, and management of a residential area. Enhances strategic partnerships and alignments within functional area(s) of University Housing and Dining.


30% - Essential - Residential Curriculum: Responsible for the development and implementation of residentially-based curriculum to create an enviroment for student learning and growth through specific learning goals and outcomes. Facilitates collaborative partnerships with academic and Student Affairs partners. Leads an environment of academic excellence and cultural awareness. Assists in the design and implementation of retention initiatives. Provides expert knowledge related to residential student population(s) served within residential area. Develops baseline knowledge of assesment information and practices.

25% - Essential - Leadership: Direct supervision of Full-Time Staff and indirect supervision of Graduate Assistants within Residential Living area of supervision. Trains, develops, evaluates, and monitors progress of staff. Provides expectations and accountability for staff; evaluates staff. Leads area meetings and initiatives. Disperses budgets and monitors appropriate stewardship of funds. Assists in recruiting undergraduate, graduate, & full- time staff as directed. Upholds fair recruitment practices, ensuring recruitment of a diverse staff. Designs curriculum content for and participates in annual training sessions of full-time, graduate & undergraduate staff. Assists with curriculum development and instruction of EDC 3900. Leads graduate student practicum.

25% - Essential - Strategic Alignments and Partnerships (Residential Learning): Serves as a primary connection to Residential Learning for partnership related to the recruitment, selection, training, and development of Residential Living staff. Has a specific role in partnering with Residential Learning to design and implement undergraduate, graduate, and full- time staff search processes; serves as search committee chair. Responsible for partnering with Residential Learning to engage Residential Living staff in designing and implementing curriculum-based training and development related to Residential Living specific information and content. Partners with faculty initiatives (e.g., Faculty Friends). Serves on or leads department, division, or University committees.

10% - Essential - Crisis Management and Student Care: Serves as second-tier full-time staff in a 24-hour on-call rotation, managing crises & concerns for 6,300 students. Makes decisions related to facilities and student concerns and emergencies; confirms approval for interim relocations and other high level decisions. Provides support to staff in lower levels of on-call. Ensure staff follow-up on safety and security issues; Assists in the enforcement of Clemson and Housing safety and security policies. Partners with and provides assistance to CUPD. Manages CARE for assigned students in conjunction with the Office of Advocacy and Success, providing support and referral, and appropriately documenting interactions. Assist Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) with crisis management, and implementation of programs related to crisis management.

10% - Essential - Judicial Administration: Receives and reviews all incident reports to ensure accuracy and proper documentation. Follows up with staff to ensure proper protocols are followed. Ensures staff understands, upholds, and enforces University policies and procedures. Meets with students in role as conduct hearing officer to address behavior and impact to persons and the community. Responsible for adjudicating second-tier University Housing violations (and Code of Conduct violations, as applicable). Implements sanctions and monitors progress of students. May serve on conduct hearing boards. Investigates individual and communal billing reports and assigns fines and sanctions. Participates in student organizational cases.


A bachelor's degree and experience in student services programs.


Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.


- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself


- Overnight Travel


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06 ($ 39,960.00 - $ 73,935.00)


March 20, 2017


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.