Associate Director

Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Director

Requisition Number:

Department: 3902130201-Resident Life

Position Type: Professional

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Resident Life. The Associate Director provides oversight of a residential environment conducive to the academic success and personal development of residential students. The Associate Director serves on the Residence Education Leadership Team and reports to the Director of Residence Education.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises three to four Assistant Directors and indirectly supervises graduate and professional live-in staff.
  • Oversees professional staff recruitment, selection, training, and ongoing development in adherence to University Housing's Eagle Initiative Plan for developing personal and professional core competencies to cultivate leaders within the housing profession.
  • Supervises the administrative responsibilities of the Residence Education department while ensuring an efficient and organized operation.
  • Administers and assesses the Residential Curriculum model, establishing a learning focused environment for residential students.
  • Direct and actively respond to various crisis situations; Serve in the on-campus Residence Education Leadership Team crisis management rotation for a campus of 5,000 students.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Master’s Degree in Student Development, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, or related field

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Five or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience:
    Seven or more years of related work experience

    Salary Range: Minimum $47,476

    Job Open Date: 03/21/2017

    Job Closing Date: 4/28/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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